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  • Tile Get Bai Funding In Round 11 Tv

    Sept. 11, 2011 · (5 years, 6 months) ago · by Dave Farrell · 2097 views


    On the 5th of September 2011 the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) announced funding awards under Round 11 TV. Tile Films Ltd were granted funding, subject to contract for two projects.

    Breith agus Bás a 52 minute documentary for TG4 which tells the story of the Cannon family who have run Lettermacaward Post Office in Donegal for 100 years. Set against a background of revolution and tragedy the Cannon family’s story mirrors the growth of the new nation in a very personal way.

    The Graves of the Disappeared is a two part series for TV3 focusing on the period 1919-23 will reveal the true extent of the horror that took place during these years when hundreds of bodies were unceremoniously dumped in unmarked graves.

    Both projects will go into pre production later in the year with shooting to start in spring of 2012.
     

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  • Waterways - The Royal Canal

    Sept. 5, 2011 · (5 years, 6 months) ago · by Dave Farrell · 2469 views


    Celebrated  veteran broadcaster, writer and naturalist Dick Warner has completed his travels on the canal boat The Rambler to journey the length of the  Royal Canal. 

     “Waterways – The Royal Canal” is a series of 6 x 25 minute HD television documentaries, a  sequel to the 24 “Waterways” programmes made in the 1990s. It celebrates the final re-opening of the entire Royal Canal to navigation this year after more than half a century of dereliction. It  has been shot on High Definition and will be a spectacular, cinematic experience, telling the enthralling and richly visual story of Dick Warner’s journey down the Royal Canal. 

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