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Deadpan’s Ailish McElmeel selected for Inside Pictures

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on April 29, 2019  /   No Comments

There’s our Ailish, who’s been selected for Inside Pictures, a big international industry hootenanny. No better woman!   From the IFTN website, 29th April 2019: Deadpan Co-Founder and Producer Ailish McElmeel Selected for Inside Pictures Programme 2019 29 Apr 2019 : by Nathan Griffin Irish producer Ailish McElmeel has been selected to participate in the 2019 edition of Inside Pictures, the National Film and TV School’s (UK) international business training and leadership skills development programme. McElmeel is the Irish representative among the 20 participants to be selected and features alongside Samanta Roberts, marketing director of film at eOne; Frédéricque Rouault, director of international sales at Playtime (France); and Film 4’s …

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Can’t Cope Won’t Cope 2 nominated for 2019 Celtic Media Festival Award

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on April 3, 2019  /   No Comments

We’ve very pleased to announce that Can’t Cope Won’t Cope Season 2 has been nominated for a 2019 Celtic Media Festival Drama Award! The 40th annual Celtic Media Festival awards will take place in Aviemore on 4th – 6th June 2019. Can’t Cope Won’t Cope 2 sees Aisling and Danielle struggling with the new normality of being apart. We meet Aisling after she’s had her soul sucked out of her by small town Mallow for an entire summer. Meanwhile in Vancouver, Danielle is struggling despite having her wish for more art and less Aisling come true. Nominees from across the UK, Ireland and Europe will compete across 23 award categories at the festival, …

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Can’t Cope Won’t Cope S2 now on Irish&UK Netflix

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on February 25, 2019  /   No Comments

Yipee!!! Can’t Cope Won’t Cope Season 2 is now available on Irish & UK Netflix. Catch it here. So that’s the whole series, both seasons, there to watch. And you can still find it on international Netflix too. “The perfect binge” – Entertainment Weekly “One to watch..gleeful fun” – The New York Times “Best of 2018” – The Irish Times

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Women on the Verge nominated for two Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on February 21, 2019  /   No Comments

Women on the Verge has been nominated for 2 UK Broadcasting Press Guild Awards! The show is up for Best Comedy and Best of Multichannel. Women on the Verge was a co-production between Merman, House Productions and Deadpan Pictures airing on UKTV’s W and RTÉ2 in Ireland. The show was created by Sharon Horgan and Lorna Martin, an adaptation of Lorna’s successful novel Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown. It stars Kerry Condon as Laura, Nina Sosanya as Katie and Eileen Walsh as Alison. Sharon Horgan also appeared as Dr Fitzgerald. The series was directed by Annie Griffin, produced by Gavin O’Grady and the executive producers were Sharon Horgan, Clelia Mountford, Juliette Howell, Tessa Ross, Ailish McElmeel, Justin Healy, …

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The Last Right now in post production

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on January 28, 2019  /   No Comments

There we are in the new Screen Ireland catalogue! Check out their full brochure here. The Last Right is a feature by Aoife Crehan in post at the mo. Brilliant to team up with CrossDay Productions on this one. More news on it, and other 2019 productions, very soon. ☺️

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Two Deadpan shows on Irish Times’ ‘Best of 2018’ round up

Posted by cinema4z8 on December 12, 2018  /   No Comments

Not one but TWO of our shows have been included in The Irish Times’ ‘best of the year’ round up – Can’t Cope Won’t Cope (Season 2) & Women on the Verge. Thank you for all the love throughout 2018! Loads of fab projects in the pipeline for next year, watch this space 😍   Full article below, which first appeared here Tue, Dec 11, 2018: The best (and worst) TV of 2018 The Year in Review: Young Offenders and Red Rock among our television favourites Peter Crawley Hits of 2018: Cant’s Cope Won’t Cope, Finding Joy, Taken Down, Daniel and Majella’s B&B Road Trip, Patrick Kielty’s My Dad, the Peace Deal and …

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Four Kids and It – first look in Screen Daily

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on November 2, 2018  /   No Comments

We’re so happy to be able to share the first still from forthcoming feature film Four Kids and It! Plus there’s great news in Screen Daily that the film is garnering interest at the American Film Market at the moment. The family adventure starring Russell Brand, Paula Patton, Michael Caine and Matthew Goode hits cinemas next year. Read the full article here. Pic credit: Screen Daily

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Women On The Verge starts on RTÉ2 this Thursday

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on October 8, 2018  /   No Comments

“Sex and the City & Fleabag’s Irish lovechild” – The Guide (The Guardian) 📺   Women On The Verge starts this Thursday evening, Oct 11th, on RTÉ2 (in Ireland, at 10.30pm) and W Channel (in the UK, at 10pm) 💥🎉

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Deadpan’s Heather Browning joins ‘Mindshift’ writing panel Oct 6th

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on October 3, 2018  /   No Comments

The Irish Writers Centre & The Writers Guild of Ireland are hosting a special day of talks, workshops and panels for an insight into best practice in breaking into the TV industry called Mindshift: Breaking into Television this Saturday October 6th 2018. We’re delighted that our Development Executive Heather Browning has been invited to take part in the 2.00pm – 4.00pm panel session alongside James Phelan, which will be chaired by David Kavanagh. More info on the event here.

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‘Shadow Director’ opportunity on new feature film

Posted by Deadpan Pictures on September 26, 2018  /   No Comments

Delighted to offer this Shadow Director opportunity! Apply here through Screen Training Ireland (do not contact us about it directly please) – full details in the link. ▶Feature film, for female directors, career advancement/not entry-level. Deadline Sept 30th 🎬  

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