Sing Street to open Dublin International film Festival December 18, 2015

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Following on from the news that it will make its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, John Carney’s latest, Sing Street, is now set to open the  the 2016 Audi Dublin International Film Festival on 18th February.

The nostalgic musical, written and directed by Carney, ‘takes us back to 1980s Dublin where the recession forces 14-year-old Cosmo out of his comfortable private school and into survival mode at the inner-city public school, where the kids are rough and the teachers are rougher. There, he turns to music and forms a ragtag band, shooting scrappy music videos, and finding refuge and love with the beautiful 16-year-old Raphina.’

Starring Ferdia Walsh- Peelo, Lucy Boynton, Jack Reynor, Maria Doyle Kennedy and Aidan Gillen, the film was Produced by Martina Niland, Anthony Bregman, Paul Trijbits, Christian Grass and John Carney.

Funded by the IFB and Merced Media Partners, with production companies Cosmo Films, Likely Story,Filmwave bringing the film to big screen, the film underwent picture and sound post here at Screen Scene and Ardmore Sound:

Editors: Andrew Marcus and Julian Ulrichs

Colourist: Donal O’Kane

Finishing: Warren Dowling

Foley Artist: Caoimhe Doyle

Foley Recordist: Jean McGrath

Sound Supervisors: Michelle Fingleton and Niall Brady

Sound Effects Editor: Michelle Fingleton

Re-recording Mixer: Ken Galvin

Dialogue Editor: Peter Blayney

Visual Effects by Screen Scene VFX

The 2016 Audi International Film Festival takes place from 18th – 28th February. The full programme will be launched at the end of January. Season tickets are now available on the official website HERE.

‘Sing Street’ will open in cinemas across Ireland on Friday 18th March.