Marie, Louis and Layla Carroll at the opening of the Film Ireland festival in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong is the city that gifted us the violent visual poetry of John Woo and his black-suited face-offs, the balletic martial arts thrills of Bruce (...)

Detail from a photograph from Enda Bowe’s At Mirrored River

Among the highlights of last year’s outstanding Solas Photography Award Winners exhibition at the Gallery of Photography was a selection of works by (...)

Liam Neeson signs autographs for fans as he arrives for the 2016 Irish Film and Drama awards at the Mansion House in Dublin. Photograph: Michael Chester/PA
Iftas 2016: Full list of winners
  • Film
  • April 10, 2016, 07:02

The 2016 Irish Film and Television Awards took place at The Mansion House on Dublin’s Dawson Street on Saturday night, turning stars purple with cold(...)

Simon Fitzmaurice directed ‘My Name is Emily’ – a crowd-funded production – from a wheelchair, while struggling with the symptoms of motor neurone disease. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

An extraordinary awards season for the domestic film industry comes to a close on Saturday night with the Irish Film and Television Academy (Ifta) Awa(...)

Laura Halpin and Ronan Jennings, two of six Irish advertising professionals who will compete in the Cannes Young Lions event in June.

Six young advertising professionals have been chosen to represent Ireland at the Cannes Lions festival’s “Young Lions” competition in June. The three(...)

Ahead of Sunday’s Oscars Emma Donoghue accepts the best first screenplay award for the film ’Room’. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

Lenny Abrahamson’s Room, one of two Irish films competing for best picture at the Oscars tonight, took two prizes at the Film Independent Spirit Award(...)

Green and gold: an Oscar statue outside the Dolby Theatre, in Hollywood, before this weekend’s Academy Awards. Digitally manipulated photograph by Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Joe Kennedy is supposed to have claimed, just before the Wall Street Crash of 1929, that he knew it was time to sell when his shoeshine boy began to g(...)

Preparations continue in the red carpet arrivals area for the 88th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, California. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

When and where are they on? The 88th Academy Awards take place on Sunday night, February 28th, in the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood. It used to be known(...)

Best picture Nominees: The Big Short Bridge of Spies Brooklyn Mad Max: Fury Road The Martian The Revenant Room Spotlight Will win: The Revenant. (...)

 Chris O’Dowd, Irish Film Board chief executive James Hickey and Colin Farrell at the IDA reception in Los Angeles aheaf of the Academy Awards. Photograph: Michael Kovac/Getty Images

Irish talent is arriving in Los Angeles for an Oscar ceremony that will welcome an unprecedented number of domestic nominees. Two Irish films, Lenn(...)