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  • Tile Films “Sacred Sites 2” Wins 4 Awards At The New York Festivals Tv & Film Awards

    April 10, 2019 · (1 week, 4 days) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 53 views


    Tile Films “Sacred Sites” series scoops four top awards at the New York Festivals TV & Film Awards at NAB in Las Vegas.

    At the New York Festivals TV & Film Awards, held at NAB in Las Vegas last night (9th April), Tile Films won the Gold Medal for best docudrama for “Sacred Sites: Egyptian Priestesses”. Director Stephen Rooke was awarded a Silver Medal for best direction, while editor Jim Dalton was awarded a Silver Medal for best editing. Meanwhile another Tile Films documentary, “Sacred Sites: King Arthur”, won a Gold Medal for best History & Society documentary.

    With Stephen Rooke and writer David Ryan away in Cannes attending MIPTV, Jim Dalton and audio mixer Killian Fitzgerald took to the Las Vegas red carpet to collect the awards on behalf of Tile Films. It was a huge success for the Dun Laoghaire-based production company and comes on ...

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  • ‘Aerial Ireland’ Film Will Air Seven Times On The Smithsonian Channel In The Uk And Ireland Over St. Patrick’S Weekend.

    March 14, 2019 · (1 month, 1 week) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 150 views


    Tile Films’ award winning ‘Aerial Ireland’ film will air seven times on the Smithsonian Channel in the UK and Ireland over St. Patrick’s Weekend.

    “Aerial Ireland” is a fascinating and revealing story of Ireland: its geology, natural terrain, human history and built environment as seen from above.

    Using the latest drone technology, this stunning documentary film presents viewers with a spectacular overview of western Europe’s most beautiful and historically significant island – Ireland.

    Over the St. Patrick’s bank holiday weekend, the Smithsonian Channel will screen the film no less than seven times. The first transmission is on St. Patrick’s day, Sunday 17th March at 10pm followed by repeat transmissions at: 1am, 4am and 11am. It will also air at 6pm on Monday 18th March and 8am and 2pm on Tuesday 19th March.

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  • Interview With Declan Dowling - Director Of 'Faoladh'

    March 4, 2019 · (1 month, 2 weeks) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 147 views


    You can now read an interview with 'Faoladh' director Delcan Dowling on the Mobile Movie Making website - talking all things VR and the process of bringing 'Faoladh' to life.

    http://mobilemoviemaking.com/360-movie-tells-historic-irish-tale/

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  • 'Sacred Sites' Launches On Channel 5

    March 1, 2019 · (1 month, 3 weeks) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 263 views


    Beginning tonight at 7pm on Channel 5 (Virgin 105) you can watch the Tile Films’ award winning series “Sacred Sites” beginning with “Sacred Sites – Ireland”. This is the first of 4 episodes being aired on Channel 5 with “Sacred Sites: Egyptian Priestesses”, “Sacred Sites: King Arthur” and “Sacred Site: Maya” to follow.

    This groundbreaking 4k UHD series offers unique insights into some of the world’s most hallowed shrines, temples and monuments. Tonight’s episode “Sacred Sites: Ireland”, explores an exciting new theory on how comets and meteors influenced religious sites in ancient Ireland.

    Filmed on location in twelve countries, the series was directed by Tile Films’ Managing Director Stephen Rooke (Aerial Ireland, Saving the Titanic, Waterways). Tile Films’ Head of Development, David Ryan (After Braveheart, Cromwell in Ireland) was the writer and creator of the series. Producers were Laura Danaher and Stephen Rooke.

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  • 'Buck Whaley - Ireland's Greatest Adventurer'

    March 1, 2019 · (1 month, 3 weeks) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 150 views


    Tile Films could not be happier to announce that our very own Head of Development David Ryan has written a book 'Buck Whaley - Ireland's Greatest Adventurer' is published by Merrion Press and available in all good bookshops.

    Congratulations David from the Tile Team!

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