Producer Macdara Kelleher is part of the team that is bringing quality documentaries and films like THE COLONY to folks like us.
And we are back with Dublin’s own, Macdara Kelleher. In this section I talked to Macdara about what a producer does. He starts off by explaining film boards and how they differ from our financing system hear in the US.
Macdara now talks about how KISSES is an example of how countries like Ireland can figure better financing options for its filming projects.
Macdara explains how this is the normal movie scenario for most of the European countries.
OK THIS IS THE PART OF THE INTERVIEW WHERE I BECAME GIDDY LIKE A SCHOOL GIRL. Well just listen.
“The King” – Eric “#7” Cantona
Speaking of Mr. Thierry Henry, check back with PSD after Sept. 16 because I’ll have a story about Thierry first game against FC Dallas.
And hopefully PLENTY more pictures. Sorry for the soccer talk. Now back to how France has become an important player in the film making business in Europe.
Now back to the films that Macdara has been part of. The Colony is a wonderful documentary about the mysterious deaths of whole bee colonies and the alarming impact on our agricultural community. Even more so then that an impact that can effect us all.
He explains how documentaries differ in the film world rather then the TV route.
Macdara now talks about how films jump from overseas to our theaters.
Macdara goes on about the specifics of how he released The Colony.
Macdara talks about how important festivals can be for a film.
Macdara talks about another memorable screening that moved him.
How about what good ol’ Macdara has in store for the future?
Macdara this is for you buddy.