Very Extremely Dangerous out now from Fat Possum - watch Bill Drummond interview Paul Duane about the film

"Film maker Paul Duane has made a film about Rock and Roll outlaw Jerry McGill and he’s got Bill Drummond to interview him about it – Paul writes:

"Here are three short clips from an interview Bill Drummond conducted with me a couple of weeks ago re my film Very Extremely Dangerous which goes on release tomorrow via Fat Possum records – DVD/CD and VOD."

So what is the film about?

Barbaric Genius released on US iTunes

Paul Duane's acclaimed feature documentary Barbaric Genius ("enthralling", Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian) is available from this week on US iTunes for the first time. To mark the occasion, Sheila O'Malley of interviewed John Healy & Paul Duane about the film.

Amber on BBC4: starts Tuesday, 3 June, 10pm

Some reviews so far from the UK


Amber comes to BBC4

Amber - BBC4, Tuesday June 3 at 10 PM.

New Paul Duane Short Film - Don't You Know Who I Am

Don't You Know Who I Am was written by Hot Press writer-at-large Olaf Tyaransen and directed by Paul Duane. It's a 15-minute short, which finds Alabama 3's Larry Love playing rock legend Rick Rossi, wandering around Galway as he tries to find some peace and quiet to mourn his fellow band member, recently dead of a drug overdose.

The noteworthy supporting cast includes Paraic Breathnach (Killinaskully), John O'Dowd (Moone Boy), Amanda Brunker, Mirjana Rendulic (Amber), Gerry Conneely, and legendary cartoonist Tom Mathews.

Screenworks nominated in 3 IFTA categories

The Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) has announced the nominations for the 11th Annual Irish Film and Television Awards.
Paul Duane's and David Cairns' feature Documentary Natan, was shortlisted for the George Morrison Feature Documentary award.
Amber receives two nominations - Director Television Drama (Thaddeus O'Sullivan) and Actress in a Lead Role Television (Eva Birthistle)
The Ceremony will be broadcast primetime on RTÉ ONE and last year reached an audience of 1.24 million viewers in Ireland.

The Legendary Paris Review on Very Extremely Dangerous

A long appreciation of Paul Duane & Robert Gordon's 2012 Screenworks feature documentary Very Extremely Dangerous at the Paris Review, written by Rebecca Bengal:

Amber - Big Domestic Audience

The Amber audience rises: an average 676,000 watched episode two last night - with a 42% audience share. Series continues tonight with the penultimate episode three, 9.35pm, RTÉ One


Amber Irish Premiere Date Announced

Amber On RTE

In a first for RTÉ, Amber will be aired in Ireland over four consecutive nights, commencing January 19th 2014 at 9.30pm.
Visit the RTÉ Drama website for more info:

Follow the series on twitter for a more interactive experience and secret clips and insights:

Amber Coming Soon To RTÉ


Screenworks 4-Part drama series Amber will air on RTÉ ONE in January 2014. The series has already enjoyed huge international success and acclaim. It's sold to Australia, USA, Latin America, Denmark, Sweden, Canada, Portugal and Israel to name a few territories. It will also air on BBC in the UK later in the year. Keep an eye out on the amber twitter feed @DramaAmber for updates and even some secret footage.