A short punchy trailer for Ponydance: The Movie by Broadsheet pals Doris/Magee Productions [AKA Derek O’Connor and Ian Whelan], and produced by Willie White about Belfast dance troupe Ponydance on TG4 TONIGHT at 8pm.
A trailer for Ponydance: The Movie by Doris/Magee Productions [AKA Derek O’Connor and Ian Whelan], and produced by Willie White on TG4 this MONDAY January 13 at 8pm.
Commissioned under the Arts Council/TG4 Splanc! whatsit, Ponydance is a ‘part-mockumentary part fly-on-the- wall’ exploration of the world of Ponydance, a Belfast-based dance troupe formed in 2005 by Galway-born choreographer, dancer and Irish speaker Leonie McDonagh.
A short film about the launch of the Electric Ireland Feis Ceoil 2013 at the Natural History Museum, Dublin, starring the Rockford Manor [girls’ school, Co Dublin] Choir, classical guitarist Liam McManus and violinist Juliana Odubajo.
Edited by Sinead Gleeson it features contributions from Irish writers, including Kevin Barry, Greg Baxter, Dermot Bolger, John Boyne, Declan Burke, John Butler, Trevor Byrne, Emma Donoghue, Roddy Doyle, Dermot Healy, Christine-Dwyer Hickey, Declan Hughes, Arlene Hunt, Colm Keegan, John Kelly, Claire Kilroy, Pat McCabe, Colum McCann, John McKenna, Belinda McKeon, Mike McCormack, Siobhan Mannion, Peter Murphy, Nuala Ni Chonchuir, Phillip O’Ceallaigh, Keith Ridgway, William Wall and Mary Costello.
What do you mean you ‘weren’t invited’?
To accompany the book’s publication Broadsheet faves Doris/Magee have made a Luas-set Xmas film (above) to illustrate the collection’s quite possibly magical seductive powers. Music by Darragh Cullen.