Wildwoods – with episodes directed by Simon Gibney – now airing on RTÉjr

The brand new pre-school, puppet comedy series Wildwoods kicked off it’s run this past Monday, with upcoming episodes directed by Simon Gibney. The first series, comprising 26 eleven minute episodes, airs every day on RTÉjr at 8:30am and 4:00pm. Check out a trailer over on their Facebook page here.

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Emily Greenwood’s new horror short coming to Sky Arts this Halloween

It Should Have Been Me, the latest short film from director Emily Greenwood, is one of a handful of Halloween shorts from Sharon Horgan’s Merman Films for Sky. Commissioned by Sky Head of Comedy Jon Mountague and Comedy Commissioner Morwenna Gordon, the films will be released on-demand on 23rd October before airing on Sky Arts on the 31st.

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Home from Home – directed by Nick Wood – gains Best Comedy Programme nomination

The comedy pilot for Home from Home, directed by Nick Wood, has been nominated at the RTS North West Awards for Best Comedy Programme.

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New casting announcements for the adaptation of Tim Lebbon’s ‘The Silence’

The feature film adaptation of Tim Lebbon‘s novel The Silence is now in production, directed by John R. Leonetti (Annabelle). The horror thriller follows a deaf teenager whose heightened senses come in handy when a new lethal species of blind, winged creatures known as Vesps attack the human population. Hiding out in the woods with her family, they must live in total silence to survive. Added to the cast are Miranda Otto (The Lord of the Rings, War of the Worlds) and John Corbett (My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Sex and the City) – joining the already announced Stanley Tucci.

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Ross Jameson’s latest short selected for Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2017

Salon Shuffle, written and directed by Ross Jameson, will screen at this year’s Aesthetica Short Film Festival in York, taking place between the 8th and 12th of November.

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