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“Life of Tipu” selected for Visions du Réel Industry pitch

"Life of Tipu" selected for Visions du Réel Industry pitch "Life of Tipu", a feature documentary directed by Bob Gallagher has been selected to pitch at the Visions du Réel Industry pitch in Nyon, Switzerland. VdR is one of the world's leading documentary festivals and VdR–Pitching is the Festival’s international co-production and financing platform showcasing 15 projects with artistic ambition and international potential ready to be launched in production. This selection of projects is designed for commissioners, streamers and funders, as well as other decision makers looking to join projects in the late development stage. The Pitching offers the participants......

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Producer Ciarán Deeney selected for ACE Animation Special

EZ Producer Ciarán Deeney has been selected for the ACE Animation Special. The workshop is aimed at experienced producers who want to diversify their activities to include, and/or deepen their knowledge of, developing and producing long form/feature film animation production for an international audience (cinema, broadcast or streaming). EZ are currently developing a feature-length animation "Diva Donkey" which will be presented at the workshop....

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EZ Films receives MEDIA European slate development support

EZ Films receives MEDIA European slate development support EZ films have been successful in their application to Creative Europe for MEDIA slate support. This development financing will go directly to 5 specific projects that are currently in their slate with a combination of drama, documentary and animation projects included. There is also support for a short film included in the package which will enter production in the latter half of 2023.   The objective of the European slate development support is to foster the competitiveness of European independent production companies and to increase their economic weight on the market. The......

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International Premiere for The Golden West at Telluride

International Premiere for The Golden West at Telluride Tom Berkley and Ross White’s The Golden West will have its international premiere at this year's Telluride Film Festival. Starring Aoife Duffin and Eileen Walsh the film was executive produced by EZ Films and is embarking on an exciting festival run in the wake of its Irish premiere at Galway Film Fleadh in July. It is the writing and directing duo's first film since the phenomenal success of their previous short An Irish Goodbye which won best short drama at the 2023 Academy Awards. The Golden West is set in 1849, and......

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National Treasures format rolls into 2023!

National Treasures format rolls into 2023! EZ Films’ social history format continues its roll-out with four new series starting in 2023 across the world. Working with diverse broadcasters including ABC (Australia), NZTV (New Zealand) A-Punt (Spain, Valencia) and TV3 (Spain, Catalunya), each version of the show is a positive and inclusive spin on history. The format uniquely  opens up the authorship of history to members of the public, collecting and curating historical objects in personal possession for an exhibition in a national museum partner. The format was originally commissioned in 2018 by RTÉ in Ireland and since then, it has......

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‘Where The Wild Geese Go’ Enters Production

‘Where The Wild Geese Go’ Enters Production Where The Wild Geese is a hybrid animation documentary project focusing on the migration of the brent goose from Ireland to Canada. The project was developed via the BAI/CMF co-development scheme and has gone into production with support from RTÉ, Screen Ireland and the BAI. The project brings young audiences inside a unique journey exploring the epic migration but also the diverse stories and cultures the birds interact with. Production on the series will continue through late 2023 into 2024 with broadcast locked in for September 2024....

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“Lucia” selected for France Ireland Co-Production Workshop

“Lucia” selected for France Ireland Co-Production Workshop Lucia, a feature-length project in development with EZ Films and set to be directed by Aisling Walsh, has been selected for the France and Ireland Co-Production workshop. Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland and the Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée (CNC) are collaborating on this co-production workshop, which is designed to help French and Irish producers find co-producing partners in each respective country. This follows the historic signing of the Agreement between the Government of Ireland and the Government of the French Republic on Cinematographic Co-Production, which was signed in Paris in December......

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“She Sings Of Murder And Love” Selected For International Dok.Fest Munich Masters Pitch

“She Sings Of Murder And Love” Selected For International Dok.Fest Munich Masters Pitch A project in development with EZ Films in partnership with Scotland’s Faction North and directed by Virginia Heath, has been selected for the International Dok.Fest Master Pitch.  ‘She Sings of Murder and Love’ is a feminist true crime hybrid documentary about Keeley Moss, an Irish singer songwriter from Dublin. Keeley is, in her own words, obsessed with getting justice for the murder of a young German backpacker, Inga Maria Hauser, who was killed in Ballypatrick Forest in Northern Ireland in 1988, at the very height of ‘The......

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“Dublin Can Be Heaven” & SI’s Animation Innovation and Immersive Development

"Dublin Can Be Heaven" & Animation Innovation and Immersive Development fund. EZ Films are delighted to receive a grant from Screen Ireland’s Animation Innovation and Immersive Development fund. The finance supports new and innovative IP development and storytelling techniques and allows for the development of  “Dublin Can Be Heaven”. The project follows on from EZ Films’ previous productions “Man on Bridge” and “National Treasures” with the goal of crowd-sourcing a social history.  Combining documentary and VR elements, the goal is to use immersive technology to re-build a collective memory of Dublin’s iconic Theatre Royal. The project now goes into advanced development......

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