Abu Media Film Productions Teo / Scannain Nua Teo are close to wrapping their latest TG4 / BAI / Section 481 funded major historical documentary series on the Easter Rising titled 1916 Seachtar Anaithnid. This is a follow up to the IFTA and Celtic Media Award winning series 1916 Secahtar na Cásca focussing on teh mostly unknow 7 other men executed by the British in Kilmainham after the Rising - Willie Pearse, Major John McBride, Michael O'Hanrahan, Michael Mallin, Con Colbert, Sean Hueston and Edward 'Ned' Daly.
Main cast includes Fran McCusker (Major John McBride), Tim Creed (Ned Daly), Sam McGovern (Con Colbert), Conor Delaney (Michael Mallin), Bob Kelly (Sean Hueston), JD Kelleher (Willie Pearse) and Aonghus Og Mac Anally (Michael O'Hanrahan).
Filming began in June in Galway and wraps in Kilmainham on Wednesday 18th July.
Once again Dathai Keane (Mobs Mhericea. 1916 Seachtar na Casca) is directing, Production Designer is Nicola Moroney, DoP is Colm Hoganand Costume Designer is Triona Lillis.
Editing is to begin at Abu Media in August with delivery to TG4 in early 2013.
Pierce Boyce is Producing.