S01E13: Simon Fellows

S01E13: Simon Fellows

Steel Country, a rural mystery thriller starring Andrew Scott, Brónagh Waugh and Denise Gough won the 2018 Best International Film Award at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh. On today’s episode, the director Simon Fellows talks about transitioning from genre pictures to...
S01E12: Brendan Byrne

S01E12: Brendan Byrne

Director and producer Brendan Byrne (One Million American Dreams, Bobby Sands: 66 Days) talks about the motivations behind some of his documentaries, re-framing art docs and offers production advice for documentary making. Articles: What has led to two Belfast...
S01E11: Tom Edmunds

S01E11: Tom Edmunds

Tom Edmunds’ debut film Dead in A Week (Or Your Money Back) is in UK cinemas from today. In this week’s episode, Tom talks about his experiences of making your first feature, working for Anthony Minghella, and being a first-time director working with a seasoned cast....
S01E10: Hugh O’Conor & Jordanne Jones

S01E10: Hugh O’Conor & Jordanne Jones

It’s Junior Flm Fleadh week in Galway! Will is chatting to director Hugh O’Conor and actor Jordanne Jones about their new coming-of-age comedy-drama, Metal Heart. Hugh talks about bringing his many years of experience in front of the camera to the...
S01E09: Film Production in Ireland: The Next Ten Years

S01E09: Film Production in Ireland: The Next Ten Years

A roundtable discussion on skills training and meeting the needs of film production in Ireland. Speakers include: Tom Dowling from Troy Studios, Elaine Geraghty from Screen Producers Ireland, Macdara Kelleher from Fastnet Films, whose recent productions include the...
S01E08: Matthew Holness

S01E08: Matthew Holness

It’s the last of our Spooktober episodes, just in time for Halloween, and Will is talking with writer/director Matthew Holness about German Expressionism, directing as an extension of writing and Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace. Possum is Matthew’s first feature film, an...
Tickets for the 24th Junior Galway Film Fleadh now on sale!

Tickets for the 24th Junior Galway Film Fleadh now on sale!

  Galway’s Junior Film Fleadh, the young audiences arm of the prestigious Galway Film Fleadh, is moving into its new home at Pálás Galway this year. And with the move, comes a new emphasis on being a festival for everyone, while keeping the focus on young people. The...
S01E07: Aislinn Clarke

S01E07: Aislinn Clarke

It’s another Spooktober episode all about horror, and this week Will chats to director Aislinn Clarke about horror as a tool for unpacking human trauma, telling a Magdalene laundry story in her first feature film The Devil’s Doorway, and the current wave of elevated...
S01E06: Michael Tully

S01E06: Michael Tully

In the first of our horror themed episodes for Spooktober, Will chats to director Michael Tully about the canon of “Don’t” movies, New York vs. Austin (vs. LA), Twin Peaks and creating from the inside out. Michael’s new film Don’t Leave Home is available on demand...