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[…]

Niamh Heery Nominated for ADIFF Discovery Award

Niamh is delighted to have been nominated for the 2016 Audi Dublin International Film Festival’s Discovery Award. The festival takes place from 18th – 28th February across the city. The festival has chosen to highlight 14 nominees from across the Irish Film Industry, stating: “The Irish Film Industry has never been busier, productions both large Read more about Niamh Heery Nominated for ADIFF Discovery Award[…]

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[…]

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[…]