Ireland may be going through a rough patch in economic terms, but creatively it's in a good place, and the new wave of Irish acting talent reflects that vibrancy.
What a difference a year makes.
Jaimie D'Cruz, the producer of Banksy's "Exit Through the Gift Shop," has set up shingle Acme.
Danish helmer Martin P. Zandvliet, who achieved critical kudos for debut "Applause," is set to direct "A Place under the Sun."
Martin Scorsese is teaming with Danish director Lars von Trier, whose pic "Melancholia" preems Wednesday in competition in Cannes, to direct docu feature "The Five Obstructions."
U.K. pubcaster Channel 4 has picked up the U.S. remake of hit Danish thriller ''The Killing.''
Anne Mensah has been tapped as head of drama at U.K. pay TV company BSkyB.
Franco-German cultural web Arte has picked up controversial miniseries "The Kennedys."
While audiences worldwide were transfixed by the British royal wedding last month, in Blighty another marriage also drew a sizable crowd.
Country courts international co-productions with coin.
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