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  • Accolade Award 'Best In Show' For Sacred Sites Egyptian Priestesses

    Nov. 29, 2018 · (2 weeks, 3 days) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 79 views


    Tile Films is delighted to announce we have been awarded Best in Show for Documentary Programme/Series for 'Sacred Sites Egyptian Priestesses' from the Accolade Global Film Competition, with them saying from the thousands of applicants 'The judges firmly believe that your entry was outstanding' 

    In addition to Best in Show, Tile was also awarded the following for Sacred Sites: Egyptian Priestesses and Sacred Sites: King Arthur

    Sacred Sites - Egyptian Priestesses

    Award of Excellence: Script / Writer

    Award of Excellence: Religion / Ethics

    Award of Excellence: Original Score (Egyptian Priestesses composed by Giles Packham)

    Award of Excellence: Art Direction

    Award of Excellence: Direction

    Award of Excellence: Editing

     

    Sacred Sites - King Arthur

    Award of Excellence: History / Biographical / Travel

    Award of Excellence: Cinematography

    Award of Excellence: Sound Editing / Sound Mixing

      

    Sacred ...

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  • Crossfire - International Co-Production Development Fund

    Nov. 26, 2018 · (2 weeks, 6 days) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 100 views


    Tile Films, Dublin and Soapbox Productions, Vancouver are delighted with the announcement from Screen Ireland (formerly the Irish Film Board) and Creative BC to fund the development of our co-production feature "Crossfire". This drama-documentary film reveals the incredible true story of two Canadian RAF pilots and their dramatic escape from internment in neutral Ireland during World War II.

    The official announcement:

    Creative BC and Screen Ireland (formerly the Irish Film Board) are pleased to announce the recipients of their inaugural international co-production development fund. Through the newly formalized funding partnership, Creative BC and Screen Ireland collaborated to support five motion picture projects, each with Canadian and Irish producers.

    The project slate crosses genres and formats, growing and developing content including television series, documentaries and a feature film. The five successful projects selected are:

    In Blood produced by Underground Films and Hoodwink Films

    Crossfire produced ...

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  • Spi: There Is More To The License Fee Than Just Rté

    Nov. 14, 2018 · (1 month) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 134 views


    There is more to the TV Licence Fee than just RTÉ – Screen Producers Ireland

    Screen Producers Ireland are today, November 14th, launching a video campaign and are holding an Oireachtas briefing session in Buswells Hotel to showcase the high quality programming of the Irish independent production sector, to recommend solutions for TV Licence Fee reform and to highlight that there is more the TV Licence Fee than just RTÉ.

    Speaking after the video was launched online this morning, Screen Producers Ireland CEO Elaine Geraghty said:

    “The Irish independent production sector makes the nation’s best loved, most watched programmes. From Room to Improve, Dancing with the Stars, Finding Joy to Ear to the Ground and many, many others; independent producers set the standard for Irish television. Our video highlights the amazing programmes, hard-working talent and dedicated independent production companies that make these programmes happen. It is ...

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  • Faloadh

    Oct. 17, 2018 · (2 months) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 238 views


    Ancient Irish Cinematic VR screening in New York and available now on RTE.ie/360

    Celtic legends and Viking invasions in fully immersive cinematic VR, this is Faoladh, a stereoscopic virtual reality film set in ancient Ireland.

    In collaboration with Google VR and the V-Sense Project Trinity College, Tile Films have created Ireland's first live action VR film which is currently screening at Ithaca Fantastik New York and is available now on RTE.ie/360

    Faoladh follows the perilous journey of a 9th century Irish child who's village is attacked by Viking raiders and you, the viewer, will play the role of a wolf like guardian spirit that must guide him to safety.

    Director Declan Dowling said:

    " I always knew it would be a challenge filming drama in VR. Besides obvious restrictions in storytelling and the huge technical feat involved in filming with a 16 camera gopro ...

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  • Rms Leinster Centenary Events

    Oct. 8, 2018 · (2 months, 1 week) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 196 views


    Tile Films are delighted to be part of the "RMS Leinster Centenary Events" which take place all over Dún Laoghaire this week. To mark the 100th anniversary of this tragedy, Tile Films has produced a 6.5 minute film which is showing online and in IMC Cinemas in Dublin. At the launch of the film "RMS Leinster" in the Savoy Cinema on O'Connell Street were from left to right Gerard Ryan (Committee Member), Mary Fayne (An Leas Chathaoirleach, Dún Laoghaire), Peter Coonan (Actor / Narrator) and Stephen Rooke (Producer / Director).

    More information available on: www.leinster2018.com

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