Archive for 2020

Irish Travel Agents Association seek clarification regarding CRSS for member travel agents

December 23rd, 2020

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is calling on the Government to clarify if travel agents qualify for the Covid Recovery Support Scheme (CRSS) under the new restrictions which come into effect on the 24th of December.
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WOLFWALKERS WINS AT THE NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES AND BOSTON FILM CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS

December 22nd, 2020

Cartoon Saloon’s animated feature WOLFWALKERS has picked up the Best Animated Feature Award at three of the top US Film Critics Circle Awards – New York, Boston and Los Angeles – over the weekend.  It’s also nominated in the same category for the Chicago Film Critics Circle Awards which will be announced tonight.
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STX FILMS PRESENTS SONGBIRD, RELEASING TO IRISH CINEMAS AND VOD ON 11th DECEMBER 2020

December 10th, 2020

In the terrifying thriller SONGBIRD, the COVID-23 virus has mutated and the world is in its fourth year of lockdown. Infected Americans are ripped from their homes and forced into quarantine camps known as Q-Zones, from which there is no escape, as a few brave souls fight back against the forces of oppression.
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Saint Maud leads the list of nominations for the 2020 British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs) with 17 nominations

December 9th, 2020

Saint Maud leads the list of nominations for the 2020 British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs), announced this morning by British actors Holliday Grainger and Micheal Ward. The nominations reveal a wealth of new UK filmmaking talent, with a strong showing for first-time filmmakers across the board; they also showcase the diversity of talent working in the UK, with female directors and filmmakers and performers of colour well represented in many categories.
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WOLFWALKERS IS THE NUMBER 1 FILM AT THE IRISH BOX OFFICE

December 8th, 2020

Cartoon Saloon’s animated feature WOLFWALKERS has charted as the No. 1 film at the Irish box office this weekend and placed 3rd overall in UK/Ireland.  It is the first Irish film since Black 47 in 2018 to reach the coveted top spot at the Irish box office.  It has been receiving rave reviews from Irish film critics and cinema audiences alike since Irish cinemas reopened last week. 
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WILDCARD ACQUIRES IRISH COMEDY ‘DEADLY CUTS’ FOR IRELAND AND THE UK WITH A THEATRICAL RELEASE SET FOR SUMMER 2021

December 4th, 2020

Wildcard Distribution have launched a teaser poster for DEADLY CUTS to coincide with the announcement that they have acquired the films Irish and UK rights and are planning a theatrical release in summer 2021.   The Dublin-set comedy is set to have its world premiere at the Dublin International Film Festival next March where it has just been announced as the Festival Closing Gala.
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Saint Maud | in Irish cinemas from Friday December 4

November 27th, 2020

Live-in nurse Maud arrives at the home of Amanda, a famous dancer now frail from illness and trapped in her grand, isolated house. At first Amanda is intrigued by this religious young woman and Maud, in turn, is bewitched by her new patient.
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‘Give a Helping Hand’ with ALONE this Christmas

November 27th, 2020

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people to age at home, has launched their Christmas campaign today, which encourages members of the public to give a helping hand to older friends, neighbours and relatives who may be struggling this Christmas. For many older people, Christmas can be a particularly difficult time of year, made more challenging this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. TV Presenter Kathryn Thomas was present at this year’s launch, alongside an older person who uses ALONE’s services, Don Johnson, for some socially distant festive fun!
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Dublin City Council presents ‘Sustainable Days’, an ONLINE event promoting sustainability and greener living

November 27th, 2020

Dublin City Council proudly presents a new online event that will show participants how to live a greener lifestyle from the safety of their own homes. Sustainable Days, a FREE family event, takes place online on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th of November from 10:30am each day.
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WOLFWALKERS TO OPEN IN IRISH CINEMAS FROM FRIDAY 4th DECEMBER WITH PREVIEWS FROM WEDNESDAY 2nd DECEMBER

November 26th, 2020

Wildcard Distribution is delighted to be bringing Cartoon Saloon’s highly anticipated animated feature WOLFWALKERS to Irish cinemas next week from Friday 4th December with previews from Wednesday 2nd December.
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