Tuesday, 2 December 2014


This Dubliner has just won the Turner prize and has more filmmaking talent than a hundred Graham Cantwells! Our Film Board should award this guy funding to make a feature immediately. They need to take a break from funding crap like Standby, Gold and The stag. Campbell could make another Hunger or Snap? Give him enough money to make a feature on his own terms. It's really sad that people need their talent to get recognised abroad while our Film Board supports the latest knobhead from IADT or the Catalyst scheme. It's like when I was a kid in the 1980s and our radio stations were blaring out the latest tune from the rock band Hothouse flowers while the far, far superior Dublin band My bloody valentine got zero airplay in this country.

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