See Here 2011 outcome report

Total 11 results.
Art FormApplicant / OrganisationAmount Approved (€)Finance Commited
Visual ArtLimerick City Gallery of Art2,00024/11/2011
Description1. Visit to the newly refurbished Carnegie Building on Pery Square housing Limerick City Gallery of Art (LCGA), its Permanent Collection and the National Collection of Contemporary Drawing.

2. Curatorial tour of De Blacam and Meagher curated by Tom De Paor, Peter Maybury, Alice Casey and Cian Deegan at LCGA.

3. Curatorial tour of Monkey Wrench by three Irish artists at Ormston House Gallery, Patrick Street, Limerick and meet with the artists: Kevin Cosgrove, Sonia Shiel and Keith Winter.

4. Visit to Creative Limerick Spaces: Ormston House, Occupy Space, Raggle Taggle Consortium, Faber Gallery and Studios, Wickham Street Studios and Limerick Printmakers.

5. Studio visits with selected Irish or Irish-based artists: Declan Clarke, Niamh McCann, Seamus Nolan, Troubling Ireland (curated by Liz Burns), Sarah Pierce, Tom Molloy, Martin Healy, David Farrell, James Merrigan, Nevan Lahart.
OtherThe Gathering Traditional Music Festival1,00024/11/2011
DescriptionShowcase of Irish traditional acts some young, new and other more established acts as well as the main concerts, performers and ceilis
FilmDarklight Film Festival55001/11/2011
DescriptionThe Darklight Film Festival will take place in the Factory, Grand Canal Dock 20 - 22 October 2011. Festival Director Nicky Gogan has programmed a number of exciting events for the 2011 edition, celebrating grassroots filmmaking, with contributions from Sinead Ni Bhroin, SIDF Programmer Hussain Currimbhoy, Film Academic Michael Connerty, Academic and filmmaker Caroline Campbell.
This years Darklight Festival will celebrate the spirit of grassroots filmmaking; how friends and communities come together, and against the crazy backdrop of global financial meltdown still manage to make moving, hilarious, challenging and kick-ass films. Through our programme strands at this years festival; New Indie Voices, Spotlight on Docs, SFX Unplugged, 3-D.I.Y. and Artist in Focus, we ll be featuring all aspects of grassroots filmmaking including; crowd funding, distribution, homemade digital and special FX. Spotlight on Docs Darklight are excited and delighted to welcome Hussain Currimbhoy, curator of the Sheffield Doc/Fest, as our special guest programmer this year. Hussain has selected some feature documentaries for screening that connect with the Darklight 2011 theme Strictly Roots; Sound It Out, Blood In The Mobile, Resurrect Dead plus a special screening and performance by the makers of We Are Poets. New Indie Voices Show-&-Tell Screenings New Indie Voices features a day-long Show-&-Tell style screening and presentation, shining the Dark Light on filmmakers who collaborate at a grassroots level from across the country. We will be screening work by collectives of friends / colleagues / community groups / artists / performers and / or random folk who've met through the twists and turns of life. Selected from an open call for entries these screenings has been programmed by long time Darklight contributor Michael Connerty and the Darklight team. These Show-&-Tell screenings are an exciting opportunity for young and emerging filmmakers from across Ireland who have not yet had their works funded to get their films seen by a panel of international film festival programmers, commissioners and distributers. Hussain Currimbhoy will chair a panel of judges to find the best talent in Ireland in Competition, with categories including Best Short, Best Documentary and the overall winner 'Spirit of Darklight'. Other guests will include Anna Higges (Channel 4) and Anna Sissons (Dogwoof / Popupcinema) Other Festival Highlights include: Community Filmmaking Panel Round table discussion on community filmmaking programmed by Eileen Leahy (TCD) including Daniel Lucchesi, director of We Are Poets. A panel consisting of community filmmakers, activists and artists, will discuss the hows and whys of community film. Topics up for debate include whether communities need to take control of how they are represented and how they might do so through film. A panel consisting of community filmmakers, activists and artists, discussing the hows and whys of community film. A diverse panel includes: Katherine Atkinson (Create), Paula Geraghty, (Trade Union TV), Dr. Àine O Brien, (Centre for Transcultural Research and Media Practice, Fomacs) Ruth McCarthy, (Pixelbrix & Outburst Queer Arts Festival) & Joanie Whyte (Fatima Groups United) Artist in Focus: Jesse Jones Now In its 5th year, the Artist In Focus strand of Darklight is where we feature the work of exceptional Irish artists whose work investigates the language of cinema. In previous years we have been honoured to screen work by Vivienne Dick, Paddy Jolley, Willie Doherty and Gerard Byrne. This year we are delighted to host a retrospective and public interview with Dublin Visual Artist Jesse Jones.
FilmAlan Lambert ( for Solus Film Collective )50024/10/2011
DescriptionFilm producer and programmer Arturas Jevdokimovas, in collaboration with Solus Film Collective, will present new programmes of Lithuanian films in the IFI and FILMBASE in December and will then meet invited Irish filmmakers to view and discuss a pre-selection of recent Irish short and experimental films from which he will, in collaboration with Solus, curate a programme called 'Focus on Irish Film' in the Tinklai Film Festival in Lithuania in 2012.
FilmIndieCork Film Festival 3,50009/09/2011
DescriptionIn 2011 we aim to have young Irish talent recognised. As ever, we will promote the art of the short film, where Irish filmmakers continue to distinguish themselves. We will also, however, focus on the world of features and documentaries. We feel that Cork Film Festival offers a unique opportunity for international programmers and buyers to see fresh, new and innovative Irish filmmakers who work in every genre. To this end, we wish to invite not only the relevant short film programmer, but the senior programmer from particular festivals and organisations.
FilmKerry Film Festival1,00009/09/2011
DescriptionKerry Film Festival (KFF) brings films and filmmakers to the world’s most beautiful location. The main feature of KFF is a short film competition that focuses on young Irish filmmakers. For the 2011 edition of the KFF there has been 500 submissions of short film made so far, the festival will feature approximately 100 of these with categories in Irish shorts, Irish docs, Kerry shorts and animation, among others. Past adjudicators for the short film competition have included Jeremy Irons, Liam Neeson and Gabriel Byrne, while director, Paul Greengrass, and Cillian Murphy have already confirmed to adjudicate the 2011 festival.
MultidisciplinaryBaboró International Arts Festival for Children6,50009/09/2011
DescriptionBranar Mise, Scéal Cailín Ages 8 – 12 and Family
Puppetry, Live Music and Animation piece from Galway-based company.
The piece is without language, and has been developed with Norwegian Artistic Consultant Espen Dekko, and with support from the Arts Council and Draíocht.
Performances Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd October

Branar Clann Lir Ages 6 – 10
Puppetry and Live Music, with an original score by Michael Chang and Freda Nic Giolla Chatháin. The piece focuses on the fairytale of the Children of Lir. Created as an Irish language piece, the text is sparse, and the production relies heavily on live music and stunning imagery.
Performances Monday 17th to Wednesday 19th October

Monkeyshine Losha Ages 5+ and Families
Shadow, manipulation and puppetry form the basis for this new piece created by Monkeyshine Theatre, as part of the Arts Council’s Theatre Maker in Residence programme with Roscommon Arts Centre. The company has been mentored throughout the creative process by Charlot Lemoine of Vélo Theatre, France.
Performances Tuesday 18th & Wednesday19th October

Acting Up! Silver Tree Ages 0 to 3 years & 3 to 6 years
Created by Cork-based Cliodhna Noonan and Romanian artist Corina Chiran, The Silver Tree is a non-interactive performance for very small children and their parents, which culminates in a workshop. The production is based on the legend of the Romanian Ursitorea Fairy, and features a large silver tree under which the intimate show takes place.
Performances Monday 17th to Sunday 23rd October

Robbie Harris and Guests Globe Ages all – Family Production
World-renowned percussionist Robbie Harris (Riverdance, Fabulous Beast, Clannad, etc) is creating an interactive, participative musical feast for families. Featuring Capoeira, Beat Box, African singing and Irish fiddle and dance, the production will also offer the family audience an opportunity to join in with the beat with instruments supplied by the band.
Performances Saturday 22nd and Sunday October 23rd

TheatreTen42 Productions24004/08/2011
DescriptionMichael Harding's production of The Tinkers Curse playing in The Civic Theatre in Tallaght


Entre les Mots' production of Spoonful of Silence written and performed by Eleonor Nicolas performed in a large kitchen
FilmEmily Scanlan. Gaze - Dublin LGBT film Festival1,00004/08/2011
DescriptionGAZE, the Dublin International Lesbian and Gay film festival is now in its 19th year. This year we return to the city centre and expand the scale of the festival over three venues - the Irish Film Institute, the Project Arts Centre, and the Screen Cinemas. Run over five days (jluy 28th - Aug 1st 2011), the festival brings a world of contemporary LGBT cinema to Dublin to play alongside the best work by contemporary Irish film and video makers.
TheatreCalipo Theatre Company29004/08/2011
DescriptionCalipo in associatin with Drogheda Arts Festival presents Pineapple by Phillip McMahon, directed by David Horan, with design by Paul O'Mahony, Sinead McKenna and Ivan Birthistle and Vincent Doherty. Performing after Drogheda at Draiocht, Blanchardstown 5, 6 May and Axis Ballymun, 11-14 May.
FilmGuth Gafa Teoranta1,20004/08/2011
DescriptionLyn Collie is a documentary producer and festival programmer based in New Zealand who is working with the Documentary New Zealand Trust /Doc Edge on programming a strand of Irish documentaries for a special Irish strand in the Documentary Edge Film festival to be held in March 2012. Lyn has been invited to attend the Guth Gafa festival this year with the aim of meeting Irish filmmakers and researching the Irish documentary film industry here and viewing Irish documentaries for inclusion in Documentary Edge.