Galway Film Fleadh have announced that Dara Devaney is amongst the five nominees for the festival's 'Bingham Ray New Talent Award'.
The nominees include rising stars in the areas of production, acting and directing. The winner of the 2014 Bingham Ray New Talent Award will be announced at the closing night awards ceremony, which takes place in the Town Hall Theatre on Sunday, 13th July.
This year’s nominees are:
• Actor, Dara Devaney for An Bronntanas
• Actor, Tara Breathnach for A Nightingale Falling
• Producer, Anne Marie Naughton for The Canal
• Actor, Moe Dunford for Patrick’s Day
• Director, Niall Heery for Gold
An Bronntanas has been selected as the closing film at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh. An Bronntanas (The Gift) is a contemporary thriller set against the background of a local independent lifeboat crew working off the coast of Conamara.
The cast includes Dara Devaney, John Finn, Owen McDonnell, Pól Ó Gríofa, Janusz Sheagall,Michelle Beamish and Charlotte Bradley.
An Bronntanas was directed by Tom Collins and produced by Ciarán Ó Cofaigh and Tom Collins for ROSG and de facto films.
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An Bronntanas is funded by TG4, The BAI, Bord Scannán na hÉireann, Northern Ireland Screen/ ILBF & Section 481.