Subtitle Film Festival, Kilkenny - The biggest casting event in the world

Subtitle Film Festival, Kilkenny - The biggest casting event in the world
Sean Keane

Kilkenny is playing host to the biggest casting event in the world during the Subtitle Film Festival, which started today, Monday.

It has been dubbed by some as the Cannes Of Casting.

Over 50 casting directors and 35 European actors will meet up in coffee shops, hotels, restaurants and tea houses throughout the city in an event that has grown every year.

The casting directors from Breaking Bad, Twilight, The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul, House of Cards, X-Men, The Dallas Buyers Club, Rush and the James Bond Films will all arrive in Kilkenny from Thursday to meet actors and see films.

The festival has sold a record number of tickets for this year and is going from strength to strength with over 32 different titles screening over the week. The best of European cinema is on show right here in Kilkenny! Tickets range from €7 to €10 and are available from the box office on John Street or on line at www.subtitlefest.com