38 episodes

International Film Festival in the West of Ireland

Galway Film Podcast Galway Film Fleadh

    • Film Interviews

International Film Festival in the West of Ireland

    S03E04: Keith Carradine

    S03E04: Keith Carradine

    Our chairperson Kate O’Toole sits down (virtually) with Keith Carradine for a chat about his career, spanning over 70 feature films from Robert Altman’s McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971) to having just wrapped on Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog (2021). Kate and Keith discuss acting, family, his ‘list of legends’, and Keith even […]

    • 55 min
    S03E03: The Music of Normal People

    S03E03: The Music of Normal People

    Following the massive success of the TV series Normal People, Sarah Glennane (CEO, Screen Composers Guild of Ireland) talks to the all-Irish music department behind the creation of the original score and placement of songs which formed the soundtrack to the hit show. Music is an essential part of the storytelling process, guiding the audience […]

    • 40 min
    S03E02: What Now? The Future of Sales & Distribution

    S03E02: What Now? The Future of Sales & Distribution

    Sarah Dillon (WRAP Fund) introduces a panel of professionals, who talk about the disruption caused to the traditional exploitation paths for many films, how they are navigating these changes, and what challenges and opportunities the future holds. What innovative approaches are helping films reach audiences, and how will distribution and exhibition adapt to a post-pandemic […]

    • 51 min
    S03E01: Joe Dante

    S03E01: Joe Dante

    Just in time for Halloween, it’s a new episode of the Galway Film Podcast with celebrated genre director Joe Dante (Gremlins, The ‘Burbs, The Howling)! In this first episode of our new season, Joe talks with director Aislinn Clarke (The Devil’s Doorway) about his early career under Corman & Spielberg, childhood influences on his films […]

    • 38 min
    S02E15: Short Film Panel

    S02E15: Short Film Panel

    In the last of our regular season for 2019, this week’s podcast is a discussion on short film, recorded live at the 2019 Galway Film Fleadh Short Film Panel. Film Fleadh shorts programmer Eibh Collins, director Ríoghnach Ní Ghríoghair, director/actor Michael Smiley, and cinematographer Burshci Wojnar talk about using shorts as proof of concept, having […]

    • 1 hr 4 min
    S02E14: Dathaí Keane

    S02E14: Dathaí Keane

    Winner of the Best Cinematography Award at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh, Finky is a surreal Irish language drama, directed by Dathaí Keane. In this episode, Dathaí chats with Will about how he transitioned from editor to director, collaborative screenwriting and being inspired by Irish literature in his work. Finky makes its International Premiere at […]

    • 21 min

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