‘Close to Evil’ and ‘High Hopes Choir’ win big at IFTAS October 27, 2015


Screen Scene posted gems Close to Evil and The High Hopes Choir took home the top gongs in their respective categories at this year’s IFTA television awards, which took place on October 22nd here in Dublin.

Praxis Pictures gripping documentary, Close to Evil won the Best Documentary Single, with Director /Producer Gery Gregg taking to the stage with the documentaries inspirational subject  Tomi Reichental, to accept the award amidst rapturous applause from the audience.

Full picture and sound post for ‘Close to Evil’ took place here at Screen Scene, where it was Edited by the supremely talented Juangus Dinsmore, who, in a delightful turn of happenstancem also edited the nights other big winner, High Hopes Choir.

Tyrone Productions heart-string tugging three parter ‘The High Hopes Choir’ took home the award for Best Documentary series, with conductor and star David Brophy and Director Paul Golding accepting the award and firing off a duo of well thought out and well anunciated speeches. Paul in particular looked so radiant in his form fitting tuxedo he drew audible gasps from the crowd as he ascended the podium.

Full post on High Hopes Choir took place here at Screen Scene,where Mark Fitzpatrick handled the sound mix, John O’Riordan supplied the graphics and Warren Dowling onlined.

Screen Scene would like to congratulate all involved on their thoroughly deserved wins!