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Oscars: 10 Live-Action Short Films and 10 Animated Shorts Advance in Race

20 Dec 2017 / 0 Comments / in News

Oscars: 10 Live-Action Short Films Advance in Race The five nominees in the category will be announced January 23. Ten live-action short films have been selected to advance in the contest for best live-action short Oscar. The films on the shortlist were chosen by members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science’s short […]

Advice for the Aspiring Screenwriters

05 Mar 2017 / 0 Comments / in News

  There are many articles about screenwriting on the internet—too many, if we’re really honest—but here are some suggestions we feel haven’t been made as much as they should be.   1. Do your research.  Check out websites like and, and books like Tales From The Script, Adventures in The Screen Trade, and […]


09 Feb 2017 / 0 Comments / in News

The following is a list of suggestions which you may heed or ignore as you see fit. Mostly, it’s a list of elements we’ve seen many times, and if something has been done many times, it would be worth your while to find a new way to do it. If you’re thinking of making a […]

Irish Film Festivals

09 Jan 2017 / 0 Comments / in News

To start the new year off with a bang, here’s a list of Irish, and Irish-themed, film festivals that—although they’re not this one—still have their merits.  Some are more focused on shorts than others (ADIFF, for example is more of a feature film festival, so sending something independent in on spec is taking a big […]

DISFMF 2016 Winners

10 Oct 2016 / 0 Comments / in News

      Winners 2016         Best Director, Gui Campos, Rosinha, Brazil Best Producer, Savio Sequeira & Anthony Renwick Mc Gill, The Job Paradox, Ireland Best Script, Maurice O’Connel, Proclaim, Ireland Best Music Video, Veto By Son Directed by Abderrezak Chriette, Germany Best Cinematography, Sam Heasman, Miracle On Canary Wharf, Directed by […]

Short Films Programme 2016

11 Sep 2016 / 0 Comments / in News

Programme 1, Thursday 6th October, Cineworld 12:00pm Proclaim!, Directed by Maureen O’Connell, 20min, Ireland 2016, Drama History Silence, Directed by Dejan Mrkic, 15min, UK and Australia 2016, Drama Tunisia 2045, Directed by Ted Hardy-Carnac, 4min, France 2016, Science Fiction Solid, Directed by Patrick O’Shea, 16min, Ireland 2016, Crime-Drama Rosinha, Directed by Gui Campos, 14min, Brazil […]

Short Films Selection 2016

08 Sep 2016 / 0 Comments / in News

Here is the short film selection for 2016, a programme will be up by the end of the week. Congratulation to all the selected. Nach Spiel (Aftermath), Directed by Ralf Beyerle, 10min, Germany 2016, Comedy Drama Space & Time, Directed by Camps Aureliane, 16min, France 2015, Fiction Babe, I fucked Bunbury, Directed by Teresa Bellon […]

Maggie’s Plan

30 Aug 2016 / 0 Comments / in News

Directed by Rebecca Miller and released in Ireland on 8th July 2016, Maggie’s Plan raises the question as to whether the need to control others is an individual personality trait or an encompassing human one. The off kilter comedy set in New York is often sobering alongside the sun spots, with absorbing performances from Greta […]

Fragmented Notions in ‘The Hopeless End of a Great Dream’

09 May 2016 / 0 Comments / in News

  The Hopeless End of a Great Dream is the new 16mm film commissioned by Irish artist Declan Clarke and freshly exhibited at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios. The greatly anticipated project benefited from the support of Belfast Exposed, Centre Cultural Irlandais Paris and Trinity Creative, and was additionally backed by the Arts Council project […]


25 Apr 2016 / 0 Comments / in News

The Japanese Film Festival 2016 marked celebrations of the successful collaboration between the Embassy of Japan and access>CINEMA for the eighth year in a row.  Comprised of forty five screenings countrywide, the assortment was unveiled in locations at Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Sligo, Galway, Dundalk and Waterford. The diverse programme of twenty two multifarious films featured […]