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10 March 2014

Selected for Boston Irish Film Festival!

'Songs for Amy' has been officially selected for the Boston Irish Film Festival and will screen on Saturday March 22nd 8pm at Somerville Theatre, Davis Square, Boston. Tickets can be purchased now at http://www.irishfilmfestival.com/songs-amy The Boston Irish Film Festival was established in 1999 to celebrate and promote the best of global Irish cinema. It is the biggest…

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Selected for Boston Irish Film Festival!

20 February 2014

Help Songs for Amy Reach Worldwide Audiences

'Songs for Amy' needs your help to reach worldwide audiences. Visit http://www.igg.me/at/songsforamy where you will find loads of fantastic perks including limited edition t-shirts, downloads of the film and soundtrack and even the opportunity to meet the cast, in return for your support. A huge thanks from all of us at Songs for Amy.

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20 February 2014

Songs for hits Irish Cinemas

'Songs for Amy' will be playing in selected Irish cinemas in May. The official premiere will take place at The Screen in Dublin on May 1st, followed by an event launch in Galway on May 2nd where cast and crew will be in attendance and musicians Ultan Conlon, Jim McKee and The Alabama 3 will perform at the after parties.

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Songs for hits Irish Cinemas

20 February 2014

‘Songs for Amy’ teams up with Traverse

Traverse Media have partnered with 'Songs for Amy' to release the film theatrically in Ireland and the USA and distribute the film to digital channels.   Jason Tyrrell acquisitions director at Traverse said, “We are truly excited to be bringing American audiences SONGS FOR AMY. It's got all of the elements that make for a great movie, and…

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‘Songs for Amy’ teams up with Traverse

17 January 2013

UK Premier at Glasgow Film Festival

Sonny and Skye Productions are delighted to announce the official selection of 'Songs for Amy' at the Glasgow Film Festival,  which will be the UK premier for the film. Glasgow Film Festival describe the film as 'a hilarious and touching romp. So much more than Ireland's version of 'The Hangover'. Tickets are now on sale from the festival…

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UK Premier at Glasgow Film Festival

1 July 2012

Sold-out at Galway Film Fleadh

Songs for Amy is the first film in the Fleadh to sell out with all tickets being sold within a few days.  The cinema has about 400 seats and every availbale space has been used. A press day is being held in Kinvara on 10th July where cast and crew will be present along with Jim McKee and Ultan Conlon…

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Sold-out at Galway Film Fleadh

7 May 2012

Sold out & Award at Newport Beach Film Festival!

Thanks to all who joined us at the screening for 'Songs for Amy' at Newport Beach Film Festival and a big thanks to the organisers for their support! 'Songs for Amy' sold out at both screenings and were also presented with the Award for 'Outstanding Contribution to Filmmaking'. It has been a terrific start for the film which was finished…

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Sold out & Award at Newport Beach Film Festival!

27 March 2012

‘Songs for Amy’ World Premier at Newport Beach Film Festival, California

We are absolutely delighted to announce that 'Songs for Amy' has been officially selected for the Newport Beach Film Festival, California (www.newportbeachfilmfest.com) where we will be holding our World Premier of 'Songs for Amy' on May 1st! We have been selected for two screenings at Newport:  'Spotlight on Ireland' and 'Spotlight on Music'. Details of the two…

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‘Songs for Amy’ World Premier at Newport Beach Film Festival, California

2 February 2012

‘Songs for Amy’ selected for Galway Film Fleadh

We're delighted to announce that the internationally renowned Galway Film Fleadh has officially selected 'Songs for Amy'. The Galway Film Fleadh will run from 10th - 15th July 2012.

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‘Songs for Amy’ selected for Galway Film Fleadh

29 November 2011

Sean Maguire profiled in Hello! magazine

Sean Maguire who plays our lead role (Sean O'Malley) is profiled here in Hello! November 2011. Here is the text: ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE FOR HARD-WORKING STAR SEAN Lounging beside the pool at his home in Studio City, Los Angeles, British actor Sean Maguire is basking in the mid-morning sunshine. He has no hint of jet lag, despite having returned…

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Sean Maguire profiled in Hello! magazine

15 November 2011

Principal photography finished!

Principal photography on 'Songs for Amy' finished in Ireland on the 23rd September and was followed by a grand finale filming in New York which wrapped at the end of September. We have thoroughly enjoyed the company of the cast and crew who worked hard to deliver on time and within budget!  A big thanks to all and a…

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Principal photography finished!

24 August 2011

Rolling! Production starts on Songs for Amy

Cameras have started rolling on 'Songs for Amy'. The team are now on day 3 with a fantastic first two days with great performances and a brilliant crew. Filming this week takes place in Galway. 'Songs for Amy': Inspired by Galway's music scene and set to rock the world! Break a leg! Songs for Amy    

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Rolling! Production starts on Songs for Amy

24 August 2011

James Cosmo Joins the Cast

Scottish Actor, James Cosmo, flies in to the west of Ireland today to play 'Murdo Kennedy', Amy's father in 'Songs for Amy'. James Cosmo has starred in many great films including Braveheart, Troy, Chronicles of Narnia and more recently in the hit TV series 'Sons of Anarchy' and 'Game of Thrones'. James is a fantastic addition to our ensemble…

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James Cosmo Joins the Cast

24 August 2011

Alabama 3

Alabama 3, best known for their hit 'Woke Up This Morning' - the theme tune to the 'The Sopranos', join the cast of 'Songs for Amy'. Alabama 3 play the hell-raising band that lead Sean and his band mates astray. It shouldn't be too much of stretch for them as in their own words: 'We're Alabama 3. We make sweet muthafuckin…

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Alabama 3

1 July 2011

Supporting Artists required

Calling all supporting artists who would like to join us on set in Kinvara and Galway.  We are looking for supporting artists to help with background scenes so if you are interested, please send a recent photo, age bracket and contact number to: maree@sonnyandskye.com.  Please put 'SUPPORTING ARTIST' in your email header as this helps us…

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Supporting Artists required

20 June 2011

We have our lead confirmed!

Sean Maguire, actor and singer, is a highly talented and if we may say, very handsome lad of Irish descent. Sean now lives in LA and will be joining us on the west coast of Ireland in July to start recording the soundtrack for ' Songs for Amy'. We are delighted to have Sean playing the lead role of 'Sean O'…

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We have our lead confirmed!

25 May 2011

All hands on deck

All heads are down now back at base as things ramp up towards rehearsals which start on 1st August. Contracts, insurance, scheduling, casting, distribution routes, PR, marketing, locations, wardrobe, make-up, transport, accommodation, permissions, clearances.....the list goes on.  There is a great deal to do but we have a good team and it's all very exciting!  We…

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All hands on deck

6 April 2011

Kevin J Ryan takes one of lead roles, JJ

Kevin J Ryan (Laredo, Tripping Tommy) joins 'Songs for Amy' as JJ, the role of the global pop-star. Voted as one of Ireland's "Sexiest Irishmen", Kevin manages to charm our leading lady from the arms of her first love. Originally from County Dublin, Ireland, award-winning actor and filmmaker, Kevin J. Ryan is now based in LA. In 2008 he was…

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Kevin J Ryan takes one of lead roles, JJ

27 March 2011

Ford Kiernan Joins ‘Songs for Amy’ Team

Ford Kiernan, best known for the hit BBC comedy series 'Still Game' and as one of Scotland's most prominent comedians, has joined the 'Songs for Amy' team as a producer, assisting in the creative delivery of the film. He is also going to be playing the role of 'Sled the Drummer' in the film. Gavin Mitchell, who has worked…

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Ford Kiernan Joins ‘Songs for Amy’ Team