John Ford Ireland Symposium
Opening Gala Night
IFTA London Events
with Q&A sessions
Summer Reception at Galway Film Fleadh
Annual IFTA Awards
Celebrating Irish Talent
The Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) has announced that the 11th Annual Irish Film and Television Awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, 5TH April 2014 at Dublin’s DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington Road, and will be broadcast live on RTÉ One at 9.35pm. Last year’s ceremony attracted a record audience of 1.24 million viewers... Read more
IFTA will continue its Lunchtime Labs series with IFTA-winning director and Screen International Star of Tomorrow Cathy Brady (Morning, Small Change). Read more
IFTA hosts its Spring Industry Breakfast, which serves as an essential networking opportunity for Members. Read more
IFTA welcomes Film Graphic designer Annie Atkins (Noah, Penny Dreadful) to discuss her acclaimed work across visual design in the film industry. Read more
Academy Members have an opportunity to see the new film from Wes Anderson starring Ralph Fiennes and Saoirse Ronan Read more
As part of the IFTA Viewing Season, The Irish Film & Television Academy invites you (and a guest) to attend this screening of The Last Days on Mars, on Tuesday February 11th at 7.00pm in The Odeon Point Village, Dublin. Read more
As part of the IFTA Viewing Season, The Irish Film & Television Academy invites you (and a guest) to attend this screening of Calvary, on Tuesday February 10th at 6.30pm in The Odeon Point Village, Dublin. Read more
As part of the IFTA Viewing Season, The Irish Film & Television Academy invites you (and a guest) to attend this screening of Starred Up, on Saturday 8th February in The Light House Cinema, Dublin. Read more
IFTA Members are invited to a First Look IFTA Viewing Season Screening of Cuban Fury on Friday February 7th in Odeon Point Village at 7pm. Directed by: James Griffiths, Written by: Jon Brown, Starring: Nick Frost, Rashida Jones, Chris O'Dowd, Olivia Colman, Kayvan Novak, Rory Kinnear, Alexandra Roach and Ian McShane. Read more
IFTA Members will have an opportunity to attend the first Irish screening of the eagerly-awaited new feature film The Stag on February 4th at The Light House cinema. The Stag, which premiered at Toronto to rapturous reviews from international press stars Andrew Scott, Hugh O’Connor, Amy Huberman and Peter McDonald, who wrote the film along with director John Butler. Read more
IFTA Members were invited to an intimate evening with actor Allen Leech in Dublin to discuss his career and international success as he begins filming Season 5 on the award-winning series Downton Abbey.
Allen’s career has spanned over a decade across both film and television and he has been nominated for four IFTA Awards since 2004. His credits include Irish feature films Man About Dog, Cowboys & Angels, Rewind and the television series Legend, Love is the Drug, Rome and The Tudors. His role as Tom Branson on Downton Abbey, which airs in over 100 countries has made Allen an internationally recognisable face and in 2013 he accepted the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Drama Ensemble with his fellow cast at the ceremony in LA. View images from this event
IFTA will launch its new Lunchtime Labs series this January 17th with IFTA & BAFTA winning screenwriter Malcolm Campbell (What Richard Did, The White Queen) who will participate in this hour-long daytime discussion exploring topics such as writing episodic television drama, adapting source material and his success with writing realistic teenage characters.
IFTA Lunchtime Labs will be unique monthly discussion events which offer IFTA Members an opportunity to learn & engage with experts working across diverse aspects of the industry in an intimate, relaxed setting... Read more
IFTA Members are invited to a First Look Screening of new Irish feature film release RUN AND JUMP, directed by Academy Award-nominated director Steph Green, on Tuesday January 14th at The Light House Cinema, Dublin.
RUN AND JUMP has already screened to success at both Irish and international festivals, winning both Best Irish Feature and First Irish Feature at the Galway Film Fleadh and Best Film at the Valladolid International Film Festival. It has also received acclaim from international press with Variety highlighting how “[the film] captures the beauty of an obviously flawed family with remarkable warmth and immediacy”... Read more