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.
A long appreciation of Paul Duane & Robert Gordon's 2012 Screenworks feature documentary Very Extremely Dangerous at the Paris Review, written by Rebecca Bengal:
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:
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.
Variety's annual 10 Directors to Watch list was released yesterday and featured Paul Duane of Screenworks, noting his two most recent films Very Extremely Dangerous and Natan as worthy of note.
The Dec. 17 issue of Variety will include profiles of the directors along with the Creative Impact honorees, John Lee Hancock (“Saving Mr. Banks.”) and actor Jonah Hill (“The Wolf of Wall Street”) who will also be honored at a brunch on Jan. 5 at the Parker Palm Springs.
Mercedes-Benz is the presenting sponsor of the brunch and of the Creative Impact awards.
Our documentary featuring Frontline Security - Now called MEN IN BLACK - A Summer With Frontline Security now has an air date.
Duration: 1 hour documentary.
Airing RTÉ One December 2nd at 9.45.
We spent six months with the men and women who work in private security as they patrol major sporting and music events, guard nightclubs & building sites, dealing with the public in volatile situations. We discovered how the Irish public rely on ordinary people, to keep us safe under a variety of conditions.
The Irish Times asked Paul Duane to write about his trip to the famed Telluride Film Festival with Screenworks' production Natan.
Screenworks' feature documentary Very Extremely Dangerous went on UK & Irish release last week and got some remarkable reviews - here's a few quotes.
“Grey Gardens on the highway to hell – as funny as it is frightening”
Memphis Commercial Appeal
“Electrifying... Very Extremely Dangerous will challenge & stimulate anyone
with the heart to watch it to the end. Four stars.”
Sunday Business Post
"...brilliant gonzo energy... endlessly shocking."