Recently on the Volta streaming platform I came across One Million Dubliners, a low-key Irish documentary from 2014 directed by Aoife Kelleher and produced by Rachel Lysaght for the Dublin production company Underground Films. The film was funded by the Irish Film Board and the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. While watching, it occurred to meContinue reading “One Million Dubliners (2014) -v- Love/Hate (2010-14)”
Category Archives: TV Drama
Hidden Risk? RTE, AMC and Acorn TV
What should we make of the relationship between RTE and Acorn TV, and the curious range of programming it has spawned?
The 2020 ‘Shooting Crew’ Agreement: 10 Years in the Making
The 2020 Shooting Crew Agreement between SPI and SIPTU is testament to improving industrial relations in the Irish screen industries.
IFWA, the WRC, and the rise of the film guilds
The most striking feature of the WRC’s report is the degree to which it legitimises the remarkable recent trend in the industry towards film worker organisation, not through the traditional medium of trade unions, but through the ‘guilds structure’ that continues to evolve, with 24 new guilds currently listed under the SGI umbrella.
The South Westerlies (RTE)
RTE’s latest flagship drama appears to have an identity crisis.