Archive for July 31st, 2009

Introduction to Moon

31st July 2009 by Maura McHugh

In a surprise visit to Dublin, writer/director Duncan Jones will be introducing his new film, Moon at the IFI this Saturday, August 1st, for the 6.50pm screening. Jones directed the film and came up with the story for the low-budget science fiction film, while Nathan Parker wrote the screenplay.

If you can’t make the Saturday screening, Jones will be introducing the 8.50pm screening of Moon at the Light House Cinema on Sunday, August 2nd.

NI Ultra Low-Budget Fund

31st July 2009 by Maura McHugh

Northern Ireland Screen is open to submissions for its Ultra Low-Budget Fiction Fund 2010-2011 (ULBFF).

The ULBFF intends to support one production each year.

Only Northern Ireland resident writers new to feature film or television drama should apply. A producer does not need to be attached to the project at this stage.

Up to five scripts will be chosen for development between November 2009 and March 2010, with the intention of selecting one for further development and production between April 2010 and March 2011.

The deadline for receipt of applications: 30th September 2009

Further details on the application process are available from the web site.