Irish Winners in Oscar Nominations

Irish Winners in Oscar Nominations

Ireland has had an excellent result in the nominations for the Oscars though Saoirse Ronan is not among the many potential winners that we can claim. Tne Element Pictures produced The Favourite heads the list with ten nominations including for Best Picture, Best...
Element Pictures Score UK Win with Rosie

Element Pictures Score UK Win with Rosie

Element Pictures has announced that it’s powerful Roddy Doyle movie Rosie is to gain a UK cinema release from March 8th. The film gained massive critical acclaim and was a box office success in Ireland but the breakthrough of a distribution deal in the UK will...
Changes Coming to British Film Ratings

Changes Coming to British Film Ratings

The British Board of Film Classification is to change the way in which it looks at the age ratings of films, amid greater demand for guidance around all forms of entertainment. The new Classification Guidelines have been published in response to public demand for...
Close to be Honoured by US-Ireland Alliance

Close to be Honoured by US-Ireland Alliance

Glenn Close will be honoured by the US-Ireland Alliance at the 14th Annual Oscar Wilde Awards, which will be held at J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot in Santa Monica on 21 February 2019. Melissa McCarthy, the recipient of an Oscar Wilde Award in 2012, will present Close with...
Element Strike Gold at Globes

Element Strike Gold at Globes

Irish Production Company Element Pictures were celebrating in California last night as The Favourite star Olivia Coleman won the Best Actress Award at the Golden Globe Awards. These are often seen as a serious pointer towards the Oscars next month and The Favourite...
Late Afternoon on Oscar Shortlist

Late Afternoon on Oscar Shortlist

Irish animation has never been in a stronger place and it’s about to get better with news today that Late Afternoon, an animated short film from Cartoon Saloon has been shortlisted for an Academy Award at the 2019 Oscars. The film won the Best Animated Short at...