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Zanzibar ShowreelTen years of award winning shorts.
ZANZIBAR FILMS is one of Ireland's leading feature film companies. In addition to developing its own material, Zanzibar also acts as a co-producer on a range of Irish and European feature film projects.
ZANZIBAR has been awarded slate funding from the EU Media Programme and recently from the Irish Film Board.
Zanzibar Films aim is to produce quality, entertaining projects with a main principle focus on collaborating with emerging new and experienced talent who share the Zanzibar sense of enthusiasm, dedication and love of film. With a number of feature projects in development, the team is growing - the company’s Managing Director and Producer: Edwina Forkin, Production Executive: Emma Owen and Short Film Producer: Marie Caffrey.
May 2012 - A short film directed by Seamus Moran (Ros na Run / Fair City) is currently in post-production with Tangerine, following on location shooting in Roundstone, Connemara, Co. Galway. Sylvia is an Irish Film Board Gearrscannáin short film scheme.
Emma Owen joins Zanzibar Films
April 2012 - Up and coming Irish producer, Emma Owen joined the Zanzibar team. Marie Caffrey – awarded funding from RTÉ Storyland scheme alongside Director Danann Breathnach and writer Nikki Racklin for CUCKOO.
"Nowhere in Particular" has Irish premier at Dingle film festival March 17, 2012.
March 2012 - Mason Cardiff, director attends with Executive Producer Julie Long and Producer Edwina Forkin - Always a favourite film festival for Zanzibar Films, run by Maurice Galway.
"Good Cake Bad Cake" directed by Shimmy Marcus had its premiere at the Dingle Film festival
18th March 2012 - Shimmy Marcus and Producer Edwina Forkin in attendance for Q&A session.
"A DOOR A JAR"
Jan 2012 - Director Patrick Jolley passed away in India while travelling with his beloved partner Lu and kids – MAY HE REST IN PEACE. Our thoughts are with his family at this time.
"Jack Taylor PRIEST and SORROWS" for Magma Films
November 2011 - Shot on location in Galway. Starring Ian Glenn, Nora Jane Noone & Killian Scott. Produced by Edwina Forkin and Directed by Stuart Orme.
Zanzibar Films and Borderline Productions are pleased to officially announce their cross-border partnership.