Ardmore Sound posted films to screen at 28th Galway Film Fleadh / by Keith Jordan

Taking place from the 5th to the 10th of July, the Galway Film Fleadh is the summer highlight in the Irish film calendar with over 150 films from more than 30 countries appearing in this years lineup. We're pleased to announce that four Ardmore Sound posted features will screen at this years event, first up...

A DATE FOR MAD MARY (Friday, July 8th, 6pm)

Directed by Darren Thornton and produced by Ed Guiney and Juliette Bonass, A Date for Mad Mary is a tough and tender story about friendship, first love, and letting go of the glory days.

Director Darren Thornton and cast will attend the screening. Full details on which can be found here.

Supervising Sound Editor Niall Brady
Sound Effects Editor Michelle Fingleton

Foley Artist Eoghan McDonnell, 
Foley Mixer Jean McGrath                                                                                                           Foley Editor Michelle McCormack

Re-Recording Mixer Ken Galvin


LOST IN FRANCE (Friday, July 8th, 8:15pm)

Directed by Niall McCann, feature length documentary Lost in France explores the rise of Glasgow’s independent music scene from the 1990’s to present day, focusing on the record label Chemikal Underground and bands such as Mogwai, Franz Ferdinand and The Delgados.
Director Niall McCann, Stuart Braithwaite (Mogwai) and Stewart Henderson (Chemikal Underground) will attend the films screening, full details on which can be found here.

The film was mixed on The Main Stage here at Ardmore Sound where Garret Farrell was the re-recording mixer.

THE SIEGE OF JADOTVILLE (Saturday, July 9th, 8pm)

Directed by Richie Smyth, The Siege of Jadotville thrillingly depicts the 1961 siege of a 150-strong Irish UN battalion under Commander Patrick Quinlan (Jamie Dornan) by 3,000 Conoglese troops led by French and Belgian mercenaries working for mining companies. Full details on the films screening can be found here. Jadotville's final mix and foley was provided by Ardmore Sound.

Final Mix Re-recorded on The Main Stage
Re-recording mixers Paul Cotterell and Garret Farrell

Foley Artist Eoghan McDonnel
Foley MIxer Jean McGrath

ABSOLUTION (Friday 8th July. 14.15)

Absolution is the thrilling drama from acclaimed Finnish director Petri Kotwica currently on theatrical release in Finland. Centered around themes of guilt, remorse and forgiveness, the film is produced by Minna Virtanen for Vertigo and Irish producers Jackie Larkin and Leslie McKimm for Newgrange Pictures.

Ardmore Sound completed full sound post production on the film. Kirka Sainio was supervising sound editor and Michelle Fingleton was the sound effects editor. Eoghan McDonnell was the foley artist with Jean McGrath as foley mixer. Ken Galvin mixed the film in Centre Stage 1 and on The Main Stage at Ardmore Sound.

Full details on the Absolution screening can be found here. 

For more information on the Galway Film Fleadh, visit the official website: