Patrick’s Day Nominated for Celtic Media Festival Award
Appropriately enough given its titular debt to our patron saint, Patrick’s Day will be representing Ireland at this year’s Celtic Media Festival, where it’s been nominated for a Torc Award. Terry McMahon’s film will be competing in the Feature Length Drama category alongside Welsh entries A Poet In New York and Y Syrcas.
This is just the latest in a long line of awards show appearances for the Moe Dunford-starring drama, which also included wins at the Galway Film Fleadh, Cork Film Festival, and Woodstock Film Festival, as well as leading man Dunford picking up a Shooting Star Award at last month’s Berlin Film Festival.
The Celtic Media Festival is an annual 3 day event that promotes the languages and cultures of the Celtic Nations and Regions in media. It combines a major conference of seminars and master classes with presentation of coveted prizes in an international competition across all the main content genres in TV, radio, film and digital media. For the last 35 years, CMF has been bringing together those who cherish the languages and cultures of the Celtic countries as portrayed on screen and broadcast. It is a unique festival that has grown and flourished, on a scale that attracts the best conference speakers and that can showcase emerging talent yet intimate enough for delegates to meet the decision-makers you need to meet.
This year’s Celtic Media Festival takes place from the 22nd to the 24th of April in Inverness.