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  • Saving The Titanic Wins Best Director,Film And Supporting Actor At The British Independent Film Festival

    May 6, 2013 · (4 years) ago · by Dave Farrell · 1697 views


    At the 2013 British Independent Film Festival held at the Empire in Leicester Square, London on Saturday the 4th of May 2013 Saving the Titanic won three major awards. Maurice Sweeney for Best Director, Ciaran McMenamin for Best Supporting Actor and Stephen Rooke for Best Film. These awards add to a long list of recent success's at festivals around the world. As part of the British Independent Film Festival Saving the Titanic was shown simultaneously on eleven screens across the UK.

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  • Death On The Railroad Airs On Pbs Across The Us On The 8th Of May 2013 As Part Of Their Secrets Of The Dead Strand

    May 5, 2013 · (4 years) ago · by Dave Farrell · 1559 views


    Death on the Railroad an epic 9 year detective story and murder mystery will air in the US on the 8th of May 2013 as part of the PBS's "Secrets of the Dead strand". It is a classic story involving foul play, cover ups, a one hundred and eighty year old murder mystery and voyage of discovery for the Watson Brothers and their project team. This is a Science/History documentary that sets out to solve the mystery of what happened in a remote Pennsylvania valley known as Duffy’s Cut.

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  • "Saving The Titanic" Wins The Award For Best Feature Length Drama At The Celtic Media Festival 2013

    April 28, 2013 · (4 years) ago · by Dave Farrell · 1459 views


    At the prestigious Celtic Media Festival in Swansea, Wales on Wednesday the 24th April 2013 won the Award for Best Feature Length Drama. 

    "Saving the Titanic" commemorates the most iconic of all sea disasters - the sinking of the Titanic. The film explores what happened below deck, in the engine and boiler rooms, after the collision with the iceberg. It follows nine men from the engineering crew as they work among the huge, coal-fired furnaces and dynamos to satisfy the ship's demand for power. As the film unfolds, their personal stories of heroism are revealed. A fascinating hybrid of documentary and drama, complemented by stunning CGI, "Saving the Titanic" charts the ship's final hours and features a stellar ensemble cast.

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  • Irish Film Institute Screens "A Terrible Beauty" On Sunday The 21st April At 1pm In Temple Bar, Dublin

    April 18, 2013 · (4 years, 1 month) ago · by Dave Farrell · 1411 views


    Ireland on Sunday is the IFI''s monthly showcase for new Irish film. Producer Dave Farrell and Editor DaithiConnaughton will participate in a post screening Q&A. 

    Keith and Dave Farrell’s docudrama A Terrible Beauty centres on two linked events during the Irish Rebellion of 1916: the battles of Mount Street and North King Street which culminated in the massacre of 15 innocent young men and boys. Largely told from the perspective of the foot soldiers on both Irish and British sides, and innocent civilians caught in the middle, all characters are real and much of the dialogue is taken directly from accounts given by combatants on both sides, and the wives and mothers of those murdered.

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  • ‘Saving The Titanic’ Awarded The Gold World Medal For Best Docudrama At The New York Festivals International

    April 18, 2013 · (4 years, 1 month) ago · by Dave Farrell · 1322 views


    Tile Films’ feature ‘Saving the Titanic’ was awarded the Gold World Medal for best docudrama at the New York Festivals International Television & Film awards, which were held at a ceremony at NAB in Las Vegas.

    The film has so far been broadcast in Ireland, the UK, the US, Canada, Germany, Austria and France and been watched by an estimated 10 million people.

    ‘Saving the Titanic’ is a co-production between Tile Films in Dublin and Gebrueder Beetz Filmproduktion in Germany, in association with the Irish Film Board, RTE, the BAI’s Sound and Vision fund, Windmill Lane Pictures, Section 481, AETN/History UK, ZDF and ZDFE Enterprises. 

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