Archive for the ‘Film’ Category

The Hurler goes Stateside

The Hurler
web series written by and featuring Waterford comedian Tony Kelly has been nominated for several prestigious awards internationally. The Hurler, directed by fellow Waterford man Stephen Kelly, will be shown at LAWEBFEST, the Hollywood Web Series Festival, The Rome Web Awards and, later this year, Miami Web Fest. A ‘mockumentary’ about fictional three-time Hurler of [...]

Spraoi Unseen

Dónal O’Flynn, reporting for TCR FM on Christmas Day 2014. | Photo: Daniel O'Neill.
Spraoi Unseen is a new, feature-length documentary that explores the highs and lows, the madness, the mayhem and the abundant craic that goes into producing the annual ‘Spraoi weekend’. Shot over the August bank holiday in 2014, the film includes interviews with management, performers, volunteers and members of the public. It will get its first [...]

Moe Lights Up Berlin!

'Patrick's Day' star Moe Dunford, pictured with photographer and correspondent Dan McGrath. 							| Photo: Editorial Images
Dungarvan actor’s star firmly in the ascendant Exclusive: Dan McGrath in Berlin Many of us are intrigued with red carpets event. Just look at the hours many of us spend glued to TV sets, to watch prestigious events such as the Oscars. Last Monday (February 9th) in Berlin, one of our own, Moe Dunford, [...]

Dungarvan honours award-winning movie

Mayor of Dungarvan and Lismore District Damien Geoghegan presents a commemorative scroll to actor Moe Dunford at a Civic Reception held prior to the SGC screening of ‘Patrick’s Day’ on Wednesday last. | Photos: Dan McGrath/Editorial Images
On Wednesday evening last, over 550 patrons in three different theatres within Dungarvan’s SGC Cinema, turned out in force for a premiere screening of Terry McMahon’s award-winning movie, ‘Patrick’s Day’. The occasion was also marked by a Civic Reception, in the novel setting of the SGC lobby, where the film’s star, Moe Dunford, along with [...]

The Sweet & Lowdown: Áine Coady

Life through the lens.
The prospect of 12-hour days, six days a week, doesn’t daunt film-maker Áine Coady. And the Slieverue girl has also been burning the midnight oil in recent days, putting in night-shifts in the editing room on her first feature production, Poison Pen, which premieres at this month’s Galway Film Fleadh.

Nemeton Graduates Premiere

ver 150 people attended the WIT and Nemeton TV Higher Diploma in Film graduate premiere in SCG Cinema, Dungarvan recently. Speaking at the event, head of Humanities at WIT Richard Hayes described the course as an important link with the Gaeltacht and the industry. Irial Mac Murchú pointed out that many of the graduates of [...]

Theatre Royal Presents “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

After a hugely successful Facebook campaign that let you choose which cult movie to see on screen, the votes have been counted. The first movie screened on the 19 June for Cult Classics Cinema is……The Rocky Horror Picture Show! Second and third place were Life of Brian and Jaws so these two will carry to [...]

Between the Lines

The ’smiling sun’ beamed down on the stage at Garter Lane as Eoin Sheridan’s fine lighting design delighted with scenes of shimmering water, kingdoms and castles, and glorious storms, and a sparkling place beneath the waves. This was the David Hennessy Stage School production of, The Little Mermaid, with lots of happy children and adoring [...]

Garter Lane presents ‘Elephant Revival’

Garter Lane presents ‘Elephant Revival’ on Wednesday 29th January at 8pm. Tickets €12 (€10 concs). If you were lucky enough to catch Josh Ritter in Garter Lane in December 2013 then don’t miss Elephant Revival. Also an established Americana act, this acclaimed band will kick start their first ever UK and Ireland tour dates this [...]

7th annual Waterford Film festival

Prize winners with Festival Supporters Christine O' Brien-Shanahan and Michael Shanahan of Concept Web Design.
The 7th annual Waterford Film festival opened on the 8th of November and took place over three nights, with the screening of four short film programs and culminating in the awards ceremony on Sunday, 10th November.  Of the hundreds of submissions received from home and abroad, 36 short films were selected to be showcased. The [...]