Sunday, March 14, 2010

news, news and more news


Jimmy Murakami
recently talked in the powerscourt centre on Thursday 11th

http://www.powerscourtgallery.com/news.php

and had this great article article written in the late Feb about himself

http://www.independent.ie/national-news/from-a-wwii-internment-camp-to-oscar-nomination-2080661.html



Paul Bolger
has two short live action films he wrote and directed in post production. One is called Power Struggle - a dystopian view of a near future Ireland - and the other is called Comb - a Banshee story story with a difference. Comb stars Jack Walsh of Killinaskully fame. Paul co-produced these shorts with Mark Kelly of Grey Man FIlms.
Paul is also working with Aardman on one of their new features and writing 2 more shorts to which he hopes to shoot in the coming months.

On top of all this Paul is writing, animating and directing a 2.5 minute short film for the The Flying Machine project from BreakThru FIlms. It is part of a larger celebratory feature on Chopin. and is set to a piece of the composer's music - it will be released later in 2010 as part of the 200 year centenary of Chopin and is commissioned, through BreakThru, by the Polish government.

http://www.pillarstoneproductions.com/



Matthew Talbot Kelly
's new short film - The Trembling Veil of Bones - had its irish premiere
at the DIFF. its a co-production between the IFB, Canada's NFB and Glimpse
Digital Ltd.

The film's web site is here: http://www.nfb.ca/thetremblingveilofbones


Jason Tammemagi is in the midst of the second series of Fluffy Gardens (http://www.fluffygardens.com//), a preschool
show for children. Jason writes and directs it so it's keeping himself very busy. There are around ten left to produce and, as far as I know, the second series should be launching on RTE in April. Monster are producing 40 episodes for the second series (each episode is 7 minutes long) which brings the total number of episodes to 80, plus a Christmas special. It brings us to about 10 hours of Fluffy Gardens. The show airs in the UK and Ireland, all across Europe, in Australia, Latin America and elsewhere (as far as Thailand and Korea).

Scott Altman launches a new website http://www.scottaltman.com/ and directs a new music video for digitalism http://www.vimeo.com/7655127



Granny O'Grimm
on iTunes ‘Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty’ is now also available to purchase on iTunes, so you can own it to watch whenever you feel the need for a bedtime story with a twist!

Darragh O'Connell
talks to the Irish Times about his Oscar Experience

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/features/2010/0309/1224265875429.html


Tomm Moore
says a few words on the Carson Daly Show




Lorcan Finnegan directed a fake infomercial for VSO Ireland, 6 x 10 sec stings for 
the National Lottery's 'deal or no deal' and 3 x 20 sec TV commercials for Dubliner Cheese. 



www.youtube.com/lorcanfinnegan

Dale Robinson from Box Creative have a new web series they produced and launched

www.boxcreative.net & www.treehouserepublic.com

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