Normal People and wolfwalkers Sweep the board at iftas

Normal People” was the big winner of the evening after racking up a total of nine awards, including for Best Drama. Paul Mescal scooped up the Best Actor in a Lead Role – Drama while Lenny Abrahamson won for Best Director – Drama.

The Academy Award-nominated animated feature “Wolfwalkers,” from Kilkenny-based studio Cartoon Saloon, has won Best Film at the Irish Film and Television Awards this evening.

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WATCH: KURUPT FM BECOME ANTI-PIRACY SPOKESPEOPLE IN NEW TRAILER FOR PEOPLE JUST DO NOTHING: BIG IN JAPAN

In the exclusive trailer, showing in cinemas from July 23rd, the Kurupt FM crew take a stand against illegal piracy in the film in the film industry. Speaking straight to the camera telling viewers “get yourself down to the cinema guys, yeah, don’t be a cheap arse skate”.

Moments Worth Paying For trailer will show in cinemas from the 23rd July, 2021.

Cannes launches with Covid confusions

The Cannes Film Festival launches this week in sweltering July beach weather with a formidable roster of auteurs, Spike Lee as the jury president, soon-to-be-unveiled couture and face masks. For the first time since World War II, Cannes was canceled last year, due to COVID-19.

For Cannes — a gathering that draws filmmakers and journalists from all over the world — that has led to new complications for a film festival that’s trying to make a comeback during the COVID era.

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Hollywood & Netflix Win New Streaming Piracy Blocking Order at UK High Court

After several years' hiatus, the major Hollywood studios of the MPA have obtained a new site-blocking injunction at the High Court in London. Apparently handed down this month, the order compels local ISPs to block several web-based streaming sites using the '123movies' branding.
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European Audiovisual Observatory Releases New Report On Post-Brexit Rules For The European Audiovisual Sector

Following the withdrawal of the UK from the EU, negotiations for a basic agreement between the two parties resulted in the so-called EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement. The EAO has just released a report entitled Post-Brexit rules for the European Audiovisual Sector.

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Sky and Netflix launch writing fellowship for underrepresented talent with Bisha K Ali

"Sky is launching a new writing fellowship with Netflix alongside screenwriter Bisha K Ali, to support talent from under-represented communities. The programme is accepting applications, and will give those involved the chance to get writing experience at Netflix or Sky."
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