The Ireland edition of The Times and The Sunday Times unveiled as official media partner of the Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2017

The Ireland edition of The Times, the digital newspaper, and The Sunday Times, Ireland’s leading Sunday newspaper, have been named as an official media partner of the Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2017, which will take place from 16th to 26th February.

The Audi Dublin International Film Festival, now in its 15th year, prides itself on creating a programme which showcases the very best in international film and attracts high quality producers, writers, directors and actors. In the past, the festival has welcomed stars such as Al Pacino, Julie Andrews, Danny DeVito, Richard Gere and Russell Crowe to Dublin. This year’s line-up includes guest appearances from Vanessa Redgrave, Cillian Murphy, Jack Reynor, Ross Noble, Kerry Fox, Aidan Gillen and Anna Friel.

The partnership with the Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2017 will see the Ireland edition of The Times and The Sunday Times featured across all of the Festival’s online and offline marketing channels. In addition, complimentary copies of The Sunday Times will also be gifted to audience members on Sunday February 19th and Sunday February 26th.

Subscribers to the Ireland edition of The Times and The Sunday Times will be offered the chance to win a VIP prize of two tickets to the Opening and Closing Night Red Carpet Gala, including an overnight stay at Dublin’s five star Merrion Hotel.

As well as offering readers an in-depth and authoritative mix of news, business, politics and sport, the Ireland edition of The Times and The Sunday Times also features insightful features, opinion and analysis on film, music and theatre from a host of writers such as Eithne Shortall and Liam Fay.

Catherine Newman, Chief Marketing Officer, says: “This partnership between the Ireland edition of The Times, The Sunday Times and the Audi Dublin International Film Festival is a very natural fit. The festival is a fantastic platform for fresh and innovative ideas amongst Irish and international film-makers and our readers enjoy the extensive coverage of the arts, particularly film, which features in our titles. It’s wonderful to be able to join these two elements together and offer a range of perspectives on what’s happening in the world of film.’

Gráinne Humphreys, Festival Director, says:

“I’m thrilled that the Audi Dublin International Film Festival are working with the Ireland edition of The Times and The Sunday Times as official media partners for the first time in 2017 as their reputation for quality and innovation matches our mission to bring the world’s best films to Dublin and to set the agenda for the year in film.”

Accessible via tablet app, smartphone app or on www.thetimes.ie, the Ireland edition of The Times is available from Monday to Saturday while on Sunday, subscribers can obtain access to the digital edition of The Sunday Times or purchase the print edition of the publication.

While the Irish news team ensures readers are always in the know about national stories, an insight into the global news agenda is delivered via the wealth of content generated by over 200 journalists in London and 36 correspondents across six continents. This is complemented by superb contributions from international names such as Caitlin Moran and Giles Coren.

 

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For more information about the Audi Dublin International Film Festival’s exciting line up for 2017 visit www.diff.ie