Le Grand Bleu (The Big Blue) directed by Luc Besson is one of those films that left a mark on me when I was growing up. I first saw it the year of its initial release (1988) in Paris on 70mm at the now defunct Kinopanorama. It's a visually stunning film, so being able to see it on the gigantic screen on 70mm made for a great experience, one that has stuck with me for more than … [Read more...] about Le Grand Bleu Cinema Concert Tour
Paul Ties the Knot
Paul, my business partner, has finally "tied the knot". I'm not "into" weddings so I've only gone to the absolute minimum number of them. The actual ceremony was held in Graiguenamanagh Abbey, which is also known as Duiske Abbey. It's a 13th century Cistercian building, or at least parts of it are .. As weddings go it was truly enjoyable. The ceremony didn't drag too … [Read more...] about Paul Ties the Knot
Gary Vaynerchuk At Web Summit
I was only at Web Summit for one day this year - long boring story, but I was delighted to see this keynote by Gary Vaynerchuk: Via … [Read more...] about Gary Vaynerchuk At Web Summit
A rather big award!
On Friday night I was awarded with the overall Net Visionary award by the Irish Internet Association. I'm still in a state of shock. Conn shot the entire thing. And yes, the award itself is damn big! … [Read more...] about A rather big award!
Sponsoring Irish Internet Awards Compared
We get hit up for sponsorship all the time. So I generally know how much all the awards events are charging (before they do any discounts) So who is the most expensive? Of the three annual awards that we know of (Eircom Spiders, IIA Net Visionary and Irish Web Awards) the single most expensive award is currently the Eircom Spiders (formerly known as the Golden … [Read more...] about Sponsoring Irish Internet Awards Compared