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Podcasts from the Irish Film Institute in Dublin, including Q&As with major filmmakers from around the world. The home of film in Ireland.

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Podcasts from the Irish Film Institute in Dublin, including Q&As with major filmmakers from around the world. The home of film in Ireland.

    IFI Podcast S02 E10 - Oscar Nominations 2021 Special

    IFI Podcast S02 E10 - Oscar Nominations 2021 Special

    For this last episode of the current season, host Stephen Boylan chats to Irish Times film critic Donald Clarke and avid awards-watcher David O'Callaghan about this year's Oscar nominations, looking at the front-runners and predicting who will carry away cinema's most prestigious prizes on April 25th. Check out IFI@Home's special Awards Season collection at https://www.ifihome.ie/page/awards-season/.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    IFI Podcast S02 E09 - 'Town of Strangers' director Treasa O'Brien and Ita O'Brien

    IFI Podcast S02 E09 - 'Town of Strangers' director Treasa O'Brien and Ita O'Brien

    In this week's episode, host Stephen Boylan chats to director Treasa O'Brien about her new film 'Town of Strangers', now available to pre-order on IFI@Home (www.ifihome.ie). Stephen also chats to Ita O'Brien, movement director and intimacy co-ordinator, about her work on hit projects including Normal People, I May Destroy You, It's A Sin, and Sex Education. 

    • 46 min
    IFI Podcast S02 E08 - 'Poly Styrene' and 'Sisters with Transistors'

    IFI Podcast S02 E08 - 'Poly Styrene' and 'Sisters with Transistors'

    For this music documentary double bill, host Stephen Boylan chats to 'Poly Styrene: I Am A Cliché' co-director Celeste Bell, also Styrene's daughter, and Lisa Revnor, director of 'Sisters with Transistors', a compelling look at the early female pioneers of electronic music. For more information, see IFI@Home.

    • 36 min
    IFI Podcast S02 E07 - IFI Careers with Lenny Abrahamson, Ed Guiney, Dearbhla Walsh, Rebecca O'Flanagan and Amy Huberman

    IFI Podcast S02 E07 - IFI Careers with Lenny Abrahamson, Ed Guiney, Dearbhla Walsh, Rebecca O'Flanagan and Amy Huberman

    In advance of this year's IFI Careers events, the IFI Podcast looks back to 2019 and 2020 for two panel discussions with well-known figures in the Irish screen industries. Lenny Abrahamson and Ed Guiney discuss their journey from the Trinity Video Society to Oscar-nominated filmmakers, while Emmy Award-winning director Dearbhla Walsh, producer Rebecca O'Flanagan, and actress-writer-producer Amy Huberman discuss the most important elements in making it in film and TV.

    • 46 min
    IFI Podcast S02 E06 - On Location

    IFI Podcast S02 E06 - On Location

    Join host Stephen Boylan as he chats with veteran location manager Eoin Holohan about his career, the challenges of the profession, and his work on films including Yorgos Lanthimos's ‘The Lobster’. Also on this episode, Kilmainham Gaol's Curator of Collections Brian Crowley talks about the many productions that have visited the historic site, including The Italian Job, In the Name of the Father, Michael Collins, and a beloved children’s film from 2017 that used the Gaol's interior as its inspiration...

    • 47 min
    IFI Podcast S02 E05 - Tomm Moore, 'Wolfwalkers' and Animated Films

    IFI Podcast S02 E05 - Tomm Moore, 'Wolfwalkers' and Animated Films

    Join host Stephen Boylan as he chats to Tomm Moore, co-director of the world-conquering and multi-award-winning Wolfwalkers, about his animation influences, voice casting, and what it's like to be in the middle of awards season. Also, Dublin-based artist and colorist Dearbhla Kelly talks through her favourite animated films. 

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

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A great new film podcast

This is my new must-listen every Friday. Really interesting and informative! Great selection of guests too.

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Really informative

Very enjoyable & entertaining chats about a mixed bag of films & documentaries

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Great

Great and informative film podcast on classics and art house film.

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