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celtic mouse news:

9th August 2005

Luka has been selected to screen in the  6th Film festival Odu grain démoudre'

 Festival  takes place from the 7th to the 15th October 2005 at Gonfreville l'Orcher (Normandy region)

Luka has become a favourite of the festival circuit having now screened at 18 festivals and winning an award at the Festival der Nationen
Die Besten Kurzfilme der Welt. AUSTRIA.

more info...

11th May 2005


The BBC has selected to screen ‘Martin’, a short film directed by Imogen Murphy and produced by James Watson on Homegrown Hollywood

BBC 2 Thu 14 Jul, 2:00 am - 6:00 am  240mins (approx 4:35 am)

A night of short films presented by James King. Homegrown Hollywood showcases emerging and established film makers from around the UK. A celebration of everything short and sharp, featuring the very funny Arthur's Amazing Things, and the animation Metalstasis. more info

7th May 2004

Luka final prints delivered to the Film Board.

26th April 2004

A Dublin Story wins the Bronze Remi Award for "Dramatic-Original Short Film", at the WorldFest Houston.

more info... http://www.worldfest.org/mainframe.htm

14th April 2004

Tamara Anghie officially joins Zanzibar Films as a producer. We wish her every success and thank her for her hard work and commitment on her collaborations and co-productions with celtic mouse. thank you x.

more info...www.zanzibarfilms.net

29th February 2004

Martin, A Dublin Story and Push Hands are screening on Saturday 27th March at the Warner Village Cinema in the Odyssey Centre.

more info... www.belfastfilmfestival.org

26th February 2004

A Dublin Story  has been included in
the Official Selection of the NEW YORK SHORT FILM FESTIVAL.

There will be no public screenings, the results will be announced by
Internet and distributed by International Press Media after February 29,

more info...newyork@festivalinfo.info

16th February 2004

Post production on Luka commences at the The Piranha Bar


Jameson Dublin International Film Festival:


“A Dublin Story” screening before “El Bonarense”, an Argentian feature


Monday 16th February @ 18.10


The Screen - Cinema 2



15th February 2004

Jameson Dublin International Film Festival:
Martin is screening before the feature film 'Wonderland'
Sunday Feb 15th   @   11 am
Savoy 1

14th February 2004

martin, A Dublin Story and Push Hands are all selected and will be screening  in the Kodak short film competition at the 2004 Belfast Film festival supported by Orange.

12th February 2004

Tamara Anghie (Producer) and Graham Cantwell (writer/director) are offered a place on this years Eave Course.

EAVE is a leading European media training programme providing long and short seminars - workshops and forums - as well as continuous services on-line to European producers and professionals

more info on eave...

6th February 2004

"A Dublin Story" is selected by the 27th Portland International Film Festival.  It will play with about 40 other short films and 70 features from all over the world.

A complete schedule is available online at www.nwfilm.org

3rd February 2004

Luka rapped after negotiating three days of heavy ran. P J pulled out all he stops on the final day shooting, to ensure that the production didn't run into another day.

Adrienne, Tamara and P J are very happy and positive with what the shoot.

1st February 2004

Production on Luka commences is County Wicklow

14th January 2004

“A Dublin Story”, has been selected for competition at the 2004 Celtic Film and Television Festival. The festival will beheld in March in Dundee.

more info  www.celticfilm.co.uk

12th January 2004

celtic mouse and producer Tamara Anghie have started pre-production of the IFB/BSE short short Luka, written and to be directed by Adrienne Michel - Long.

Shooting dates confirmed as Sun 1-Tue 3 February with Wed 4th as a contingency. PJ Dillion has been confirmed as the DOP, Francis Taffe as production designer and Tony Kearns as editor for the shoot.

20th December 2003

We would like to thank everyone who has worked with us this year. We look forward to continue working with you all in 2004!

18th December 2003

The celtic mouse Christmas Party was held in the Lillies Bordello Piano Bar.  It started at 8.30pm and went on into the small hours the following morning.

1st December 2003

“A Dublin Story” was awarded the 16th Foyle Film Festival 2003 Award for Best Irish Short in Derry at the weekend.

This follows on from our recent Kodak Tiernan McBride Award at the Galway Film Fleadh and being short listed for the 2004 Academy Awards. Along with Galway, Foyle is one of very few worldwide festivals recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures in the States. If we hadn’t qualified for the Oscars before, we would have done on the back of this win!

Thanks and well done to everyone involved and fingers crossed for the Oscars!


more info

17th November 2003

Screening times for celtic mouse short films in the16th Foyle Film Festival.

A Dublin Story: Sunday 30th November 12:30pm at the Strand Cinema in Screen 4 (Irish competition shorts package 3)

Martin: Saturday 29th November 7:00pm at the Strand Cinema in Screen 4 (Irish competition shorts package 2)

9th November 2003

LUKA provisionally scheduled to start shooting at the end of  January.

2nd and 3rd November 2003

Main casting for LUKA takes place.

23rd and 24th October 2003

Kerry film Fest info:

martin screening in competition Entries 2, Kerry Omniplex, Tralee
Thursday 23rd October @ 6pm.

A Dublin Story, screening time 9:00pm Friday 24th October at the Siamsa Tire Theatre, Tralee, Kerry

18th October 2003

Scottish national news papers, The Scotsman and the Daily Record, run story on James Watson and Oscar short listed short film's, A Dublin Story and The Last.

Articles from The Scotsman and The Daily Record

martin has been pre-selected for the 2004 Brussels International Fantasy Film Festival which will take place in March.

22nd Brussels International Festival of Fantastic Film
12-27 March 2004 www.bifff.org

17th October 2003

Cork Film Festival Screening times:

martin Friday 17th October 7pm, Kino Cinema

A Dublin Story Friday 17th October 4.30pm, Kino Cinema

12th October 2003

martin and A Dublin Story screening


12-19 October Cork Film Festival

10th October 2003

IFTN run story on A Dublin Story screening at cork. More...

7th October 2003

martin and A Dublin Story are accepted into the 16th Foyle International Film Festival.

1st October 2003

Scottish Screen's monthly journal  Rough Cut, half page feature on James Watson.


1st October 2003

Below is the link to the Cork Film Festival page with info on Martin.

martin is playing in competition in the Irish Shorts Programme 4

Friday 17th October | 7.00pm | Kino Cinema


 29th September

Tamara Anghie comes on board as joint producer of  LUKA.

25th September 2003

Director Imogen Murphy attends the New York Film Fleadh for martins US Premier screening. After screening she was photographed and interviewed for the Irish Voice newspaper.

19th - 21st September 2003

IFTN run story on martin screening in Milan film festival.  More...

Director Graham Cantwell,  Producer Tamara Anghie and actress Rachel Rath  attended the screening of A Dublin Story at the Laemmle Sunset 5 cinema on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles California.

Left to Right: Fiachra O'Hanlon, Tamara Anghie, Graham Cantwell, Rachel
Rath, Paddy Courtney (back), Daniel O'Hara, Fergal O'Hanlon, Ingrid

 18th September 2003

martin screening in competition at the Kerry Omniplex, Tralee
Thursday 23rd October @ 6pm. (Competition Entries 2)

15th September 2003

martin and A Dublin Story are accepted into this years Cork Film Festival. October 12th to 19th.

11th September 2003

Half page article on Martin with photo in new UK magazine Showreel

10th September 2003

celtic mouse awarded short shorts funding from BSE/IFB for the short film LUKA written and to be directed by Adrienne Michel - Long, produced by James Watson.

martin and A Dublin Story are accepted into the New York Film Fleadh. Screening 25th September 2003

more info  www.filmfleadh.com

24th August 2003

Milano Film Festival Short Film Competition
Unofficial statistics are showing 1589 films who entered the competition coming from 81 different countries.

The magnificent 51
The selection of films that will participate in the International Short Films Competition of Milano Film Festival 2003 has been completed.

Read the list of selected shorts

7th August 2003

Martin selected as a finalist from more that 1,150 short films to screen for competition at the 8th edition of the  Milano Film Festival.

Milano Film Festival 12th - 21st September 2003

29th July 2003

Martin and A Dublin Story are accepted into the 4th Kerry Film Festival.

27th July 2003

The Sunday Times culture section features martin in short film article.


14th July 2003

A Dublin Story wins the Kodak Tiernan McBride Award for best Irish Short at the 15th Galway Film Fleadh. This now makes it eligible for consideration for this years LA screening for Oscar Nomination.

9th July 2003

James Watson, Imogen Murphy, Tamara Anghie and Graham Cantwell will all be attending this years Film Fleadh, contact info@celticmouse.com to set up a meeting with any of the above.

 5th July 2003

A Dublin Story

premiering at the Galway Film Fleadh


Premiering Friday 11th July, 10am at the Town Hall Theatre Main


New Irish shorts Programme 1

4th July 2003

Martin will be premiering at the 15th Galway Film Fleadh

Screening Saturday 12th July, 2pm in the Town Hall Theatre Main as part of the BSÉ/IFB short shorts show case.

Short Cuts seminar at 4pm

Party reception is at 6pm

Also screening before the premier screening of  Zanzibar Films debut feature 'Headrush' at 11pm, 12th July 2003


1st July 2003

Martin and A Dublin Story are being screened by The Farm Media Group and Eurotek as part of an evening of Digital Cinema on Monday 7th of July at The Sugar Club Leeson Street from 6.30 onwards. The Last, produced by James Watson will also be screened.

27th June 2003

celtic mouse would like to thank Mark Nolan, Sam Gleeson and everyone at The Farm Media Group for there considerable support and hard work over the past year. It has made possible the realisation of  4 short films which have all been  finished to the highest standard. Thank you.



25th June 2003

A Dublin Story is accepted into the 15th Galway Film Fleadh.

a timeless urban tale... more


23rd June 2003

martin  will be showing as part of the short shorts at the Fleadh on Saturday 12th July, at around 2 or 3, Short Cuts seminar at 4pm and then party reception is at 6pm


16th June 2003

Push Hands rapped


13th June 2003

Push Hands goes into production


7th June 2003

“Push Hands” written and being directed by Stephanie Green. Is now in pre-production and is scheduled to start shooting on the 13th June for 4 days, rapping on the 16th June. Shot by experienced American cinematographer, Kevin Richey. It is being produced by Tamara Anghie, of Hopscotch Productions and executive produced by James Watson  for Celtic Mouse Productions ltd. more info


6th June 2003

Final delivery of martin and delivery requirements are made to BSÉ/IFB


15th - 20th May 2003

James Watson will be attending the Cannes International Film Festival, promoting the short films 'martin', 'Push Hands' and 'A Dublin Story'.


15th May 2003

'martin' is now locked and ready to go to print.

Rod Stoneman would like to thank and congratulate everyone who worked on and contributed to 'martin'.


15th April 2003

Letter received from Vincent informing celtic mouse that he is suspending his activities as a Director of celtic mouse productions ltd, until he has completed his duties as President and modernising Irish Actors Equity.


13th April 2003

Vincent McCabe is voted President of Irish Actors Equity with an overwhelming majority.









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