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Dracula Year Zero Begins Shooting

Universal Pictures new Dracula film is being shot primarily in Roe Park in Derry and at the C & C factory in Belfast. Already there have been calls for extras to play the part of the Ottoman empire but now shooting of the film has finally begun. The film has been accused of causing upset more

James Nesbitt’s Company Profits

North-west actor James Nesbitt’s company has had a good year with profits up half a million. The acotor has been involved with a number of projects this year and accounts show accumulated profits at the film rose half a million to £1.9m. Originally from Ballymena, Nesbitt grew up in Co Derry and has recently had more

Derry Premiere for ‘Jump’

Jump, the movie from Kieron J. Walsh and produced by Brendan J. Byrne, had it’s premiere on April 19th at Brunswick Moviebowl ahead of it’s general release. The movie follows the lives of four twenty-somethings whose lives collide one fateful New Year’s Eve amidst the ancient walls of Derry, Northern Ireland in a night of more

Ray Winstone Premiere of New Movie

Ray Winstone states Northern Ireland is “probably the safest place to be” nowadays. Derry is currently hosting the five-day Foyle Film Festival, celebrating its 25th anniversary. Winstone was in town for the new movie, Ashes,  Winstone said “I have been to Portadown, Belfast and Armagh 20 odd years ago but this is my first time more

25 years of Foyle Film Festival

Foyle Film Festival in Derry/Londonderry celebrates 25 years. The celebration includes high quality programme of feature films, workshops, competition screenings, outreach and special events. The festival will include work from Mat Whitecross Ray Winstone and Jim Sturgess. Some of the movies being shown include Ahses Wurthering Heights and Good Vibrations.   Derry City Councillor Kevin more

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