A Tiny Spark – Premiere at Pálás Cinema Galway

CÚRAM, the Science Foundation Ireland Centre for Research in Medical Devices based at NUI Galway and Galway Film Centre’s 2018 ‘Science on Screen’ documentary, A Tiny Spark will screen at Pálás Cinema in Galway on Saturday, December 1st at 1pm. Directed by Niamh Heery and produced by Caroline Kealy of Swansong Films, A Tiny Spark Read more about A Tiny Spark – Premiere at Pálás Cinema Galway[…]

‘A Tiny Spark’ selected for Science on Screen 2018

CÚRAM, the Science Foundation Ireland Centre for Research in Medical Devices based at NUI Galway and Galway Film Centre select ‘A Tiny Spark’ as the recipient of the 2018 Science on Screen commission.   The documentary, which will be directed by Niamh Heery and  produced by Caroline Kealy of Swansong Films, will examine the effect Read more about ‘A Tiny Spark’ selected for Science on Screen 2018[…]

Writer’s Guild of Ireland Zebbie Award for Niamh Heery

Niamh has won a Writer’s Guild of Ireland Zebbie Award 2018 for the short script for Pause, the short film which she wrote and directed last year. The Zebbie Awards are annual awards created by the WGI — named in honour of O. Z. Whitehead — to acknowledge the best scripts written by Irish playwrights Read more about Writer’s Guild of Ireland Zebbie Award for Niamh Heery[…]

Radical Pathways: A multimedia series with theJournal.ie

Radical Pathways is a weeklong multimedia series in collaboration with theJournal.ie which explores themes of radicalisation, Islamophobia and integration in the context of the refugee crisis. Video report from Part 2: How Manchester is recovering from a terror attack Niamh Heery and journalist Órla Ryan spent six months speaking to refugees, asylum seekers, experts, authorities Read more about Radical Pathways: A multimedia series with theJournal.ie[…]

More Screenings for Pause – Foyle Film Festival commendation & more

Pause has been selected for the Academy Qualifying Foyle Film Festival in Derry. The Light in Motion Award for Best Irish short selects only four short films for nomination and screened at the Nerve Centre, Derry, on Sunday November 20th at 2.15pm. We’re thrilled to announce that Pause received 1st Runner Up at the competition! Read more about More Screenings for Pause – Foyle Film Festival commendation & more[…]

Displaced wins the 2016 Short Radharc Award

Adding to the Moondance International Film Festival award, Niamh Heery’s short documentary ‘Displaced‘ has won the 2016 Radharc Award for short film. The award is given out once every two years to films that carry on the spirit of the long running RTE documentary series which focussed on issues of social justice around the world. Read more about Displaced wins the 2016 Short Radharc Award[…]

Niamh to chair a panel at Galway City of Film Seminar

Following her visit to Nordic Panorama lat year in conjunction with Screen Talent Europe and The Galway Film Centre, Niamh will chair a panel in the seminar ‘The Business of Documentary Making: An Irish & Nordic Perspective’ on Wednesday 12th October in the Harbour Hotel in Galway City. It will look at different aspects of Read more about Niamh to chair a panel at Galway City of Film Seminar[…]

Pause hits Irish festivals running

Niamh Heery’s new short drama Pause has been accepted into a number of Irish festivals, beginning it’s run on a high with a premiere in competition on Saturday 15 October at OFFline Film Festival, Offaly in the Birr Theatre and Arts Centre, then goes to the Kerry Film Festival, nominated there for Best Irish Narrative Read more about Pause hits Irish festivals running[…]