Bord Scannán na hÉireann/The Irish Film Board Celebrates 20 years of Supporting Irish stories on film with a New Irish Film Trailer Featuring a Host of Irish Stars

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/The Irish Film Board (IFB) has been supporting Irish stories on film for twenty years. As part of its continuing anniversary celebrations, the IFB launched a three-minute trailer, which highlights some of the wonderful IFB-funded films of the past two decades, in the Lighthouse Cinema on Culture Night, Friday, September 20th.

 

Look out for stars like Colin Farrell, Liam Neeson, Brendan Gleeson, Gabriel Byrne, Cillian Murphy, Robert Sheehan, Domhnall Gleeson, Saoirse Ronan, Ruth Bradley, Kerry Condon, Colm Meaney, Pat Shortt, Charlene McKenna, Fionnula Flanagan and Allen Leech, and films including Intermission, Once,The Magdalene Sisters, Song for a Raggy Boy, Bloody Sunday, The Guard, The Wind That Shakes the Barley, Adam and Paul,Garage, Granny O’Grimm and The Secret of Kells.

 

The soundtrack to the trailer comes from acclaimed Irish band Heathers; Waiter is the third single from their new album, Kingdom.

 

Youtube link to the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxH_ug1kHtc

 

Promotional Still available for the trailer on request.

 

About the IFB

 

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) is the national development agency for the Irish film television and animation industry, investing in talent, creativity and enterprise. The agency supports and promotes the Irish screen industries, funds Irish film, television and animation projects from development through to production, promotes the use of Ireland as a location for international production and provides a strategic vision for industry training through Screen Training Ireland.

 

For more information contact Louise Ryan, Marketing and Communications Executive, Bord Scannán na hÉireann/The Irish Film Board: +353 86 329 7819, louise.ryan@irishfilmboard.ie