Archive for October 24th, 2007

June 07 Filmbase Shortlist

24th October 2007

The shortlist from the June 2007 application round for the Filmbase/RTÉ Short Film Award 2007 has been announced:

Happy Hour by Patrick Chapman, Take Me With You by Aaron O’Reilly, The Elusive Punch Line by Colin Corrigan, O Blessed Water by Morgan Bushe, Mitching by Michelle Fennessy, Tart by Martín de Barra, Man Befriends Corpse and Tree Story by Pete Moles, Matched by Eamon Quinlan, and Nightclubbing by Carol Murphy.

The three winners will be announced in mid-November on the Filmbase web site.

Weekend of Horror

24th October 2007

Director John Carpenter discusses horror films over on Entertainment Weekly.

Those of you looking for a horror film fix over the upcoming bank holiday should attend the Horrorthon, in the IFI in Dublin, from October 25th- 29th. If you don’t want to indulge in scary movies all weekend you could always drop into the 6th Dublin Electronic Arts Festival, which is taking place in St. Audoen’s church, in Cornmarket on High Street.

Once and Murphy Nominated

24th October 2007

IFTN reports that John Carney’s low budget film Once has been short-listed for the Best Foreign Independent Feature in the 10th Annual British Independent Film Awards. Cillian Murphy is also among the nominees for the Best Actor award for his performance in the sci-fi film Sunshine.