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20 Apr 2024

'Pediment' wins Spirit of the Festival Award at Catalyst International Film Festival.

Catalyst International Film Festival Awards 2024. Pictured left to right: Dr Susan Liddy, Derek Ugochukwu & Celine Roustan.

'Pediment' wins Spirit of the Festival Award at Catalyst International Film Festival.

2 Feb 2024

'DIFF 2024 Podcast: Filmmakers’ Roundtable'

In this podcast, Gemma Creagh talks DIFF short films with Tania Notaro, Derek Ugochukwu, Jessica Patterson and Dennis Harvey.

'DIFF 2024 Podcast: Filmmakers’ Roundtable'

21 Nov 2023

Sean Rocks talks 'Nay Day' with director, Derek Ugochukwu, on RTÉ Radio.

Sean chats to this year’s recipients of the dlr First Frames scheme, Gemma Creagh and Derek Ugochukwu.

Sean Rocks talks 'Nay Day' with director, Derek Ugochukwu, on RTÉ Radio.

26 Oct 2023

IFTA Screen: Dynamic | Diverse Panel featuring Derek Ugochukwu

IFTA Dynamic | Diverse returns to the Lighthouse Cinema for second edition

IFTA Screen: Dynamic | Diverse Panel featuring Derek Ugochukwu

27 Jun 2023

'Pediment' set to World Premiere at the 35th Galway Film Fleadh

Galway Film Fleadh announces full programme for 35th Edition

'Pediment' set to World Premiere at the 35th Galway Film Fleadh

28 Apr 2023

Director, Derek Ugochukwu, nominated for EDA 2023.

Emerging Director Award 2023 Nominees Announced

Director, Derek Ugochukwu, nominated for EDA 2023.

7 Mar 2023

'You're Not Home' Nominated for Best Live-Action Short at 2023 IFTA Awards.

Irish Film, TV Nominations 2023: ‘The Banshees of Inisherin,’ ‘Bad Sisters’ Lead With Most Nods

'You're Not Home' Nominated for Best Live-Action Short at 2023 IFTA Awards.

15 Feb 2023

'Rising Stars Ireland 2023: Derek Ugochukwu (writer/director)'

Screen unveils inaugural Rising Stars Ireland line-up

'Rising Stars Ireland 2023: Derek Ugochukwu (writer/director)'

31 Jan 2023

Growth and impact of Irish film as Screen Ireland unveils 2023 slate.

Derek Ugochukwu, writer/director, panelists at the Screen Ireland 2023 slate lunch.

Growth and impact of Irish film as Screen Ireland unveils 2023 slate.

11 Jan 2023

'You're Not Home' to screen at SXSW 2023

2023 SXSW Film & TV Festival Lineup Announced With Dungeons & Dragons on Opening Night

'You're Not Home' to screen at SXSW 2023

22 Dec 2022

'Nay Day' receives funding under the dlr First Frames Scheme.

DLR First Frames Short Film Scheme award winners announced for 2022/23

'Nay Day' receives funding under the dlr First Frames Scheme.

21 Dec 2022

'Pediment' awarded funding for Focus Shorts Scheme.

€600,000 invested in ten bold, original short films for Screen Ireland’s expanded Focus Shorts film scheme.

'Pediment' awarded funding for Focus Shorts Scheme.

11 May 2021

National Film School ‘To All My Darlings’ shortlisted for BAFTA

Shortlist announced for 2021 GSA BAFTA Student Awards

National Film School ‘To All My Darlings’ shortlisted for BAFTA

15 May 2020

'Consequences' receives script development funding

Screen Ireland reveals screenwriters selected for Spotlight initiative (exclusive)

'Consequences' receives script development funding
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