2016 Press Releases
UCC at the Oscars
In an extraordinary year for the Irish film industry UCC alum, John Crowley, was up for a ‘best picture’ award for the film 'Brooklyn' at the Academy Awards ceremony last night.
John was Director of the film which is based on a novel by Irish writer Colm Tobín. ‘Brooklyn’ received three nominations in total including Best Film, Best Actress (Saoirse Ronan), Best Adapted Screenplay (Nick Hornby). See highlights of the 88th Academy Awards ceremony tonight on RTÉ2 9-11pm.
To those who might ask what you can do with a BA in English and Philosophy and an MA in Philosophy, John has the answer - be a film director…
Interested in a career in drama? Check out UCC’s Drama and Theatre course http://www.music.ucc.ie/drama/
Well done to Corkonian John Crowley, director of Brooklyn pictured at the launch at the NY Film Festival pic.twitter.com/Vzn72qgudu— Film In Cork (@FilmInCork) November 12, 2015