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[…]

Filming Wraps on new Irish Film Board Short Documentary

Principle photography has just been completed on the short documentary currently entitled Displaced, directed by Niamh Heery. Check out some stills from filming below. The documentary is being made under the Irish Film Board’s Reality Bites Scheme and has been filming throughout February in locations such as North Germany, the Netherlands, Dublin, London and the Read more about Filming Wraps on new Irish Film Board Short Documentary[…]

Grand Prize Win at ICCL Human Rights Film Awards

Irish documentary maker Niamh Heery was awarded the Grand Prize in the 2014 Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) Human Rights Film Awards this evening (Thursday 26 June 2014) for her film Harmanli: Trapped on the Fringe of Freedom, which explores the lives of asylum seekers living in the Harmanli camp in Bulgaria. Commenting on the winning Read more about Grand Prize Win at ICCL Human Rights Film Awards[…]

Committing the Truth for Dublin, Our Unfenced Country for Belfast

Our Unfenced Country has just been selected for the 14th Belfast Film Festival!! Delighted to have our Irish premiere in such a cool town and festival Screening Sat April 5th, 1,30pm, Queen’s Film Theatre, Belfast. Progressive Film Festival will screen Committing the Truth 3.45pm, Sunday April 6th in The Pearse centre, 27 Pearse street Dublin Read more about Committing the Truth for Dublin, Our Unfenced Country for Belfast[…]

The Magic Chair Documentary

Niamh is currently involved in filming a documentary in Dublin about a very special school in Dublin. For almost 60-years the dedicated teachers of St. Declan’s have operated outside the limelight, designing innovative and highly effective education programs for students with special needs. This observational documentary aims to tell the story of the school, it’s Read more about The Magic Chair Documentary[…]