‘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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Displaced Wins Best Short Documentary at Moondance

Absolutely delighted to announce that Displaced, a short documentary directed by Niamh Heery and funded by the Irish Film Board has won the Best Short Documentary Award at the 2016 Moondance International Film Festival! Displaced is a lyrical film about people who have lost their place in life and how they connect with what they Read more about Displaced Wins Best Short Documentary at Moondance[…]

A Father’s Letter to Screen at Historic Collins Barracks for June

A Father’s Letter and the full programme of After ’16 Short films will screen every Friday during June in the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks as part of their ‘Proclaiming the Republic’ programme commemorating 1916. The films will be shown between 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm every Friday in June in the Read more about A Father’s Letter to Screen at Historic Collins Barracks for June[…]

More screenings for A Father’s Letter during 1916 Centenary Year

  Following A Father’s Letter’s premiere with the other After ’16 films at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival in February, the After ’16 short films, commissioned by Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board to commemorate the 1916 Rising, are set to enjoy further screenings throughout the year. Below listings are updated regularly, scroll Read more about More screenings for A Father’s Letter during 1916 Centenary Year[…]

A Father’s Letter to Premiere at ADIFF

Swansong Films’ latest documentary, A Father’s Letter, will premiere at the Audi Dublin Film Festival this February 21, 3pm at the Lighthouse Cinema. To mark the centenary of Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising in 2016, the Irish Film Board selected 9 projects for their latest short film scheme, After ’16. Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Read more about A Father’s Letter to Premiere at ADIFF[…]

Niamh selected to attend Nordisc Panorama

Niamh Heery received a bursary award to attend the Nordisc Panorama programme in September. She was selected as the Irish emerging filmmaker by the Galway Film Centre, along with 13 other delegates from across Europe, as part of Screen Talent Europe’s programme. Nordisc Panorama Film Festival and Forum is the largest in Scandinavia and is Read more about Niamh selected to attend Nordisc Panorama[…]

SwanSong Films to make Irish Film Board doc for After ’16

The Irish Film Board has just announced the winners of their latest short film scheme, After ’16. Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) invited filmmakers to give their response to 1916 and the hundred years since. With Joe Dolan to direct, Sinead McCoole on board as writer and Niamh Heery to produce, the Read more about SwanSong Films to make Irish Film Board doc for After ’16[…]