Zebbie Nomination for Peter Foott

Big congratulations to Peter Foott for his Zebbie nomination for The Young Offenders!
Peter is nominated for Best Feature Script, alongside Emma Donoghue for Room and Darren and Colin Thornton for A Date For Mad Mary

More details can be found here. The ceremony will take place on June 28th.

The Young Offenders Commissioned for Six-Part Series

Peter Foott writes, directs and executive produces the series based on his original hit comedy of the same title, which has been commissioned by BBC Three and BBC Comedy in association with RTÉ, and with Irish production company Vico Films still also on board. Martina Niland, known for ‘Once’ and ‘Sing Street’ is producer on the series which will film in Cork this Summer.

More information here

Peter Foott scoops Best Script at IFTAs!

Congratulations to all 2017 IFTA nominees and winners, including our own Peter Foott who scooped an IFTA for Best Script for “The Young Offenders”. Delighted for him and all the team.

 

Wishing best of luck to all IFTA nominees tonight!

Vico Films wishes all IFTA nominees the best of luck at tonight’s ceremony. We are delighted that two  Vico Films projects have garnered nine IFTA nominations. The Young Offenders has 8 nominations, including for Best Film, and History’s Future has a Best Actor nomination for Mark O’Halloran. Fingers and toes firmly crossed! Here’s to a great night for everyone.

 

The Young Offenders hits Central London this Saturday night

Our film The Young Offenders hits Central London this Saturday night at the PICTURE HOUSE CENTRAL cinema! The Young Offenders scored the biggest Irish opening of 2016. You can get your tickets here

Recently leading critic and BBC reviewer Mark Kermode reviewed The Young Offenders saying, “I started laughing and laughed consistently the whole way through, touching, tender, really funny and really charming.”

WINNER OF:

IFTA 2017 – Best Screenplay
Los Angeles Comedy Festival – Best Feature Film
Los Angeles Comedy Festival – Best Feature Screenplay
Los Angeles Comedy Festival – Best Feature Direction
Irish Film Festival London – The Ros Hubbard Award for Acting
Irish Film Festival London – The Súil Eile Award
Fantastic Fest Austin Texas – Special Mention for Best Comedy
Galway Film Fleadh – Winner of Best Irish Feature Film
Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards – Best Irish Film

The Young Offenders now released across a host of VOD platforms!

The Young Offenders is now released across a host of VOD platforms!!!
Following its release in UK cinemas this weekend where it received glowing reviews, the Irish Box-Office smash hit The Young Offenders is now available to view across online platforms in Ireland including iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and Eir!!!

The comedy has grossed over €1.2m to date at the Irish box office and is still playing in Vue Liffey Valley and Omniplex Mahon Point, received critical acclaim in the UK over the weekend and has a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes!!!
Here are what some of the critics have been saying:
“Touching, tender, really funny and really charming” Mark Kermode, BBC.
“The humour here is spot on – it’s the most perceptive comic portrait of the adolescent male since The Inbetweeners” Wendy Ide, The Guardian, ★★★★
“Packed with warmth and wit” Time Out, ★★★★
The DVD will be released in Ireland on March 10th in time for St Patrick’s Day!!!