The Sunday Times and The Times, Ireland Edition retains status as official media partner of the Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2018

The Sunday Times and The Times, Ireland Edition have retained their status as the official media partner of the Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2018, which takes place from February 21 to March 4 2018.

The Audi Dublin International Film Festival, now in its 16th 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 Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara, Vanessa Redgrave, Bill Pullman, Cillian Murphy and Moe Dunford.

The partnership with the Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2018 will see The Sunday Times and The Times, Ireland Edition featured across all of the Festival’s online and offline marketing channels. In addition, complimentary copies of The Times, Ireland Edition and The Sunday Times will be available to audience members at selected venues during the Festival.

Subscribers to The Sunday Times and The Times, Ireland Edition will be offered the chance to win an exclusive break for two people in the five star Merrion Hotel, and tickets to our Closing Gala where Oscar-nominated movie, ‘The Breadwinner’ will be screened.

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

Catherine Newman, Chief Marketing Officer, News UK & Ireland, says:

“This partnership between The Times, Ireland Edition, 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 delighted that the Audi Dublin International Film Festival are working once again with The Times, Ireland Edition and The Sunday Times as official media partners for the second year in 2018. This continues a partnership that matches their quality journalism and cultural coverage to our aims of bringing the very best in international and Irish cinema to Dublin.”

The Times, Ireland Edition is on shelves from Monday to Saturday, while the digital edition is available via tablet app, smartphone app or on www.thetimes.ie. 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 2018 visit www.diff.ie