AShbourne 2024 Film Festival

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Calling all fans of Film and Film Music

Ashbourne Film Festival

Calling all fans of film and film music! Ashbourne is holding its very first film festival in the Vue cinema June 20th 2023. The ACI (Ashbourne Community Initiative) along with WPME,SiuySiu Productions Ltd and McGroddy Brennan LLP will host this very special one day festival.

Featuring new short works from IADT film students there will also be a premiere of new short film ‘The PageTurner’ written and directed by Ashbourne local Siúbhán Ní Ghríofa. This film has been part funded by Meath COCO and filming took place in Meath and Galway.

Another screening taking place is a beautiful short film ‘Dawn at Gougane Barra’ by Kurt Rosenburg. Kurt will be attending the festival all the way from Portland Oregon. Kurt and his team recorded the music here in Ireland with the WPME orchestra so holds a very special place in this festival.

Along with screenings and Q&As there will also be talks with film music composers to hear how music is such an integral part of the film making genre.

Following a short talk on the music of Ennio Morricone by a special guest speaker there will be a screening of the classic film ‘Cinema Paradiso’.

A guest panel including film/tv producers Bob Corkey, Brighid Breathnach and Screen Composers Guild director Sarah Glenane will be there for Q&As and will be launching AFF 2024 short film competition. Not to be missed!

So grab your popcorn  and head down to the Vue cinema 20th of June,2023!

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