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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, 2 months) ago · by Dave Farrell · 1356 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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  • In The Name Of The Republic Tv3 Monday 25th March At 9pm.

    March 15, 2013 · (4 years, 3 months) ago · by Dave Farrell · 1729 views


    The Irish War of Independence saw many people disappeared; abducted, executed and secretly buried. This was not the work of the British, but of the Irish Republican Army. In this two part series for TV 3 Professor EunanO'Halpin explores this dark side of Irish Republicanism

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  • Saving The Titanic Nominated For Four Ifta's

    Jan. 14, 2013 · (4 years, 5 months) ago · by Dave Farrell · 1338 views


    In the very competitive Television Drama category of the Irish Film and Television Academy Awards Tile Films have picked up four nominations for:

    Best Script Drama : Colin Heber-Percy & Lyall Watson

    Editing Film/Drama: Mick Mahon

    Production Design: Ray Ball

    Original Score: Steve Lynch

    A big thank you and congratulations to Colin,Lyall,Mick,Ray and Steve on their nominations and thanks to everyone associated with the drama for helping to produce something special for Tile Films.

    Stephen and Dave

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  • Breith Agus Bás (Birth And Death)

    Nov. 2, 2012 · (4 years, 7 months) ago · by Dave Farrell · 1980 views


    BreithagusBás (Birth and Death) watch it on TG4 at 9.10 pm on Saturday the 3rd November. This is an unusual story with a number of twists. It revolves around the Cannon family who had run the post office in Lettermacaward in West Donegal for the last 100 years, the story starts in 1911 when the identical twins sons of the newly appointed post master Pat Cannon are cursed by the previous postmistress. Not long afterwords one of the boys Columb drowns and the second twin Barney, who goes on to become an officer in the Free State army is shot and killed during the Civil War which in turn sets in motion a train of events leading to the execution of 4 IRA men by Irish Free State troops in retaliation. Pat Cannon ...

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  • Waterways - The Royal Canal

    Oct. 5, 2012 · (4 years, 8 months) ago · by Dave Farrell · 1813 views


    IFTA-winning documentary series ‘Waterways – The Royal Canal’ is to be made available on DVD on RTE's online shop  from  Friday the 5th October 2012. Stephen Rooke (Saving the Titanic)  directed the series which picked up Best Documentary Series and Best Cinematography in Television for Peter Robertson at the 2012 IFTA Awards. Rachel Towell was the production manager for the series.

    The series, which returned to RTÉ screens last year after a 16-year absence, follows naturalist, writer and broadcaster Dick Warner as he travels through the Royal Canal from Dublin to Longford to celebrate its reopening after more than half a century of dereliction.

    Warner, who fronted the original series in the 90s, journeys in an original 70ft Royal Canal tug barge called Rambler, and meets both experts and ordinary people ...

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