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  • 'The Great Guide To The Future' Takes Home The Prize!

    July 6, 2017 · (1 month, 1 week) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 119 views


    Tile Films are delighted to announce "The Great Guide to the Future" Episode 4 - "Housing" has won the Golden Green Award for the "Housing and town planning" category at the Deauville Awards.

    This episode explores in detail the way other countries with a high population construct their cities, seeking a way for Ireland to move forward and upward, towards a sustained way of living. This innovative approach to the future of housing in Ireland has now been internationally recognised!

    Also, Episode 1 - "Energy" got the Finalist Prize in the "Energy transition" category.

    Well done to all involved in making of this series.

    You can catch up on all the episodes of  'The Great Guide to the Future' on the TV3 player https://www.tv3.ie/3player

    Link to winners here: http://www.deauvillegreenawards.com/…/winners-competition-d…

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  • 'Waterways' Presenter Dick Warner Has Died

    June 16, 2017 · (2 months) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 225 views


    Tile Films are deeply saddened by the death of "Waterways" presenter and environmentalist Dick Warner. Director and producer, Stephen Rooke described Dick as a truly great inspiration, a poetic writer with a beautiful engaging voice. May he rest in peace. You can read Dr. Ken Whelan's, Dick's friend and colleague, moving tribute to the great man here: http://www.offthescaleangling.ie/issue17/issue17.html#&panel1-17

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  • 'An Long Chailte' (The Lost Ship) Airing On Tg4 This June

    May 19, 2017 · (3 months) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 287 views


    'An Long Chaillte' (The Lost Ship) is re-airing on TG4 this June. 

    1588; the Spanish Armada is sent to the British Isles with one purpose: to overthrow Queen Elizabeth I. But this misson would fail; the fleet obliterated by the merciless storms of the Atlantic Ocean without trace. This Tile FIlms docudrama investigates a mysterious shipwreck discovered off the coast of Donegal. Could this be a remnant of the doomed fleet?

    With its second appearance on TG4 An Long Chaillte/The Lost Ship is an exciting history/ science docudrama that gives us a rare insight into the world of shipwreck exploration. Narrated by well-known Irish actor and Gaeilgeoir, Lochlann Ó Mearáin, this hour long documentary sees Tile Films join a team of experts over a four year period as they study this lost ship to unlock its secrets and discover the story behind the wreck.

    Will history ...

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  • Aerial Ireland At The Newport Beach Film Festival

    April 10, 2017 · (4 months, 1 week) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 477 views


    Tile Films are delighted to announce that its documentary film "Aerial Ireland" will be screened at the Newport Beach Film Festival on Monday, April 24 at 5:15 p.m. at the Island Cinemas in Newport Beach.

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

    The film is directed and produced by award winning filmmaker Stephen Rooke (Sacred Sites, Waterways, Saving the Titanic) and was made by Tile Films for the Smithsonian Channel USA. The film is narrated by American actor Eric Meyers, and it uses stunning drone aerial photography to present the viewer with a spectacular overview of the multifaceted complexity of Western Europe’s most beautiful and historically significant island – Ireland. 

    See the link below for further details.

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  • Ifta Win 2017

    April 10, 2017 · (4 months, 1 week) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 397 views


    Tile Films congratulate scriptwriter James Phelan who won the 2017 IFTA award for "Script - TV Drama" for Tile Films three part drama series "Wrecking the Rising" produced for TG4 with the support of Broadcasting Authority of Ireland's Sound and Vision funding scheme. The award was presented to James on Saturday night at the IFTA Film and Drama Awards.

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