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Cinemagic movie A Christmas Star trailer released!

Posted on 25th September 2015 | Cinemagic News

The trailer for Cinemagic produced movie A Christmas Star has been released.

The film will screen in UK and Irish Cinemas from Novemberr 13th. To celebrate its 25th Anniversary Year, Cinemagic produced Northern Ireland’s and Ireland’s first Christmas feature film A Christmas Star. The plans for the feature film production were announced just a year and a half ago by Cinemagic patron, Oscar-winning Screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator, Julian Fellowes. Over 5,000 young people auditioned for the innovative film project which gave young people, from different cultural backgrounds the chance to star in a film supported by many artists from the world of film and television including Liam Neeson, Pierce Brosnan, Robert James Collier, Bronagh Waugh, Richard Clements and Suranne Jones. Forty young trainee crew were mentored by industry professionals who trained them in all aspects of filmmaking including directing, production, editing, cinematography, camera operation, publicity, wardrobe, make-up and music composition. The final scene of the film was shot at the Christmas Lights Switch on at Belfast City Hall last year with 12,000 people in attendance.

A Christmas Star will have its world premiere in official cinema partner Odyssey Cinemas, Titanic Quarter on 4th November and it is on general release in Northern Ireland and the UK from 13th November, with special previews in Odyssey Cinemas Belfast on 7th and 8th November. It will air on UTV and BBC NI in December.


The film was supported by OFMDFM, Creative Skillset, Tourism Ireland, BBC NI, UTV, Panavision, Yellowmoon, Tourism NI, Santander, Aer Lingus, George Best Belfast City Airport,Arts&Business NI, Ethne & Paddy Fitzpatrick Memorial Fund, The Ireland Funds, DSD, Subway, NIBureau

The Cinemagic Festival runs from 9th October (opening movie preview PAN) until 4th November

Cinemagic Patrons

  • Liam Neeson
  • Pierce Brosnan
  • Dermot O‚ÄôLeary
  • Terry George
  • Brian Cox
  • Lisa Henson
  • Suranne Jones
  • Julian Fellowes
  • Christine Bleakley
  • Seamus McGarvey
  • Ciaran McMenamin
  • Colin Farrell
  • Patrick Bergin
  • Ros Hubbard
  • John Hubbard
  • Gary Knell
  • Rachel Kavanagh
  • Aidan Power
  • Mark Huffam
  • Saoirse Ronan
  • Craig Doyle
  • Robbie Sheehan
  • Bruce Reynolds
  • Marc Mallett
  • Bronagh Waugh