Tipperary creative talent sought for new TV and film initiatives across Ireland

Three new free opportunities launched today for screenwriters, directors and producers Call open for those brand new to the sector as well as emerging and established talent     Interested in a career in film or television? Or do you want to take the next step in your emerging or established profession?   The National […]

Two By Two Opening in Irish Cinemas- May 1st

With warnings of a flood sweeping the land, the animals travel to the safety of the Ark. Animals are boarding two by two – Lions, Gorillas, Hippos, Nestrians…. Wait a minute, Nestrians?! Unfortunately for Finny and his dad, the clumsy Nestrians in question, they are not on the list and so are not allowed on! […]

Minnitts of Anabeg film shot in Thurles and Nenagh showing at The Source Thurles

Joshua Minnitt, an English Justice of the Peace during the Irish potato famine of the 1850’s, worked tirelessly with his family to fight the famine and save a community, but had to disinherit his only son when he married a local catholic girl. The film was shot in Nenagh and Thurles with Patrick Bergin and […]

Controversial Wikileaks documentary screens at Nenagh Arts Centre

In 2006, an Iceland-based group launched the website WikiLeaks.org. Run by Australian Internet activist Julian Assange, the site regularly publishes top-secret documents and covert information, often regarding governments and their respective military operations. Wikileaks eventually went on to facilitate the largest and most damaging security breach in American history.   ‘We Steal Secrets’ – Alex […]

Warning: Zombies to Take Over Templemore College

The Media Department at Templemore College (formerly St. Sheelan’s College) are currently very busy preparing for their upcoming Zombie movie production. It is envisaged that this movie will be entered into film festivals both nationally and internationally.  The location for the shoot will be Templemore town and its environs and filming is scheduled to commence […]

Nenagh film -The Minnits of Anabeg screens at Nenagh Arts Centre this Saturday

We’re looking forward to the screening of Nenagh-shot film, ‘The Minnits of Anabeg screens at Nenagh Arts Centre this Saturday evening the 14th of September at 7.30 p.m.. If you missed the film last time, now is your chance to see it on the big screen! Directed by Alan Browne, the story is based on the true lives of […]

Irish premiere of acclaimed short film “The Equestrian” to take place in Tipperary

Following Ireland’s win of its first ever Olympic medal for Dressage at the 2012 London Paralympic Games, the Irish premiere of acclaimed short film “The Equestrian” will take place on Saturday 02nd March. Award winning UK based director Sybil H. Mair, has been invited to premiere the film at Kilshane House, CountyTipperary in the heart of Irish horse country.  The film’s premiere will […]

Bing, Frank and Grace on the big screen again – Saturday 22nd December

Nenagh music and film lovers will get a chance to take a well-deserved break from the Christmas rush with the special afternoon screening of the movie ‘High Society’ featuring Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Grace Kelly will screen at Nenagh Arts Centre in the old Town Hall, at 3 p.m. on this Saturday 22ndDecember.   […]

High-Octane Thriller ‘Drive’ screens at Nenagh Arts Centre, Thurday 24th

Nenagh Arts Centre screens the American film thriller ‘Drive’ which won the best director award for Nicolas Winding Refn at the Cannes Film Festival, on Thursday 24th May at 8 p.m.   Starring Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan the film has already been labelled as a classic. Its story tells us of a tough, tactiturn hero, a Hollywood […]

Tipperary in early Irish film resource

“It is common talk among exhibitors in Ireland that no picture was ever shown in the country that secured anything like the enthusiastic support given to Knocknagow” (Freeman’s Journal[Dublin], 28 Jan 1920).   KNOCKNAGOW; OR, THE HOMES OF TIPPERARY (1918), one of Ireland’s first feature films, is the subject of the Spring 2012 issue of Screening the Past, […]

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