first_imgSean McGinley turns the camera on the stunning location of Glenveagh Castle.Actor Sean McGinley has showcased his native Donegal as the perfect location for filmmakers to shoot future blockbusters.McGinley, the star of such hit movies as Braveheart and Gangs of New York, spoke as he launched the Donegal Film Office’s website at the stunningly scenic location of Glenveagh Castle.McGinley was born in Pettigo but grew up in Ballyshannon. Naoise Barry, Irish Film Board, Aideen Doherty, Donegal Film Office and Sean McGinley at the launch of the Donegal Film Office at Glenveagh National Park.He said “This website is a wonderful representation of what makes Donegal great, the landscape, the history but most of all the people”.Aideen Doherty, Manager of the Donegal Film Office said the website has been developed to profile and market the county to the film and media sector.“The website contains images of a range of locations throughout the county including beaches, lakes, historical monuments, mountains, castles and homes and so on.“The website is targeted at film and media companies and will hopefully become the first ‘go to’ site for location managers interested in finding information on Donegal.” Naoise Barry, of the Irish Film Board, said the Irish film industry has grown hugely over the last decade and is going from strength to strength.“The recent improvements to Irelands tax incentive Section 481 for film and television production has dramatically improved Ireland’s competitive position as a film location”.He added “I am delighted that Donegal Film Office is launching a new website that will showcase the wonderful offering that is Donegal. We have been working closely with the Donegal Film Office for a number of years and have been successful in attracting films such as Grabbers, Shine of Rainbows, Dead Long Enough and Wakewood and this new website will be an additional resource for ourselves and the Donegal Film Office to continue to promote Donegal as a great film location in Ireland”.DONEGAL HAS SO MUCH TO OFFER THE IRISH FILM INDUSTRY – ACTOR SEAN McGINLEY was last modified: January 18th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ACTORDonegal Film OfficelocationSean McGinleyWEBSITElast_img read more