Special Jury Award Winner – A Boatload of Wild Irishmen
A Boatload of Wild Irishmen (dir. Mac Dara Ó Curraidhín) was awarded the Special Jury Award at the Learning on Screen Awards on April 26th 2012 at BFI Southbank, London.
The production, written by Brian Winston is based on the life of Documentary-maker Robert Flaherty, whose work includes ‘Man of Aran’ and ‘Nanook of the North’.
The documentary was a co-production between LMDÓC, Bright Spark Studios and Minerva Productions (University of Lincoln).
Bright Spark Studios provided offline edit facilities and Andrew Deptford, (company Director) worked as Associate Producer during the production.
A Boatload of Wild Irishmen was funded by BAI, the IFB, TG4, MEDIA Europa, and EM Media (UK).