It began on his birthday last December, when he received the news that he’d been chosen as one of the ten Shooting Stars, having first been submitted for jury consideration by the Irish Film Board.
On February 6 this year, Patrick’s Day, in which he has the starring role, opened in Ireland, hot on the heels of premieres in his home town of Dungarvan and Dublin.
Mike Shields, PR Account Manager at Shooting Star, said: "Since we launched our Rising Star internship scheme in 2010 all six interns have secured jobs in the industry, and two have secured a full-time role at Shooting Star.
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By any measure, Irish actor Moe Dunford has enjoyed a pretty remarkable nine months.The 2015 Jury includes actress Eva Röse (The SHOOTING STARS jury deliberated at length over what constitutes 'star quality' - that rare and special something that allows these actors to rise above their peers and to display not only impressive technical skill in their performances - but also something more.We pored over showreels and past performances of young actors from all over Europe and our discussions in Hamburg this month have resulted in what we think is a particularly strong year As a recipient of this accolade, I look back very fondly on my time as a SHOOTING STAR and travelling to the Berlin International Film Festival with a group of incredibly diverse and hugely talented fellow actors, all just starting out in the industry.Alumni include Daniel Craig (UK - 2000), Daniel Brühl (Germany - 2003), Elio Germano (Italy - 2008), David Dencik (Denmark - 2007), Carey Mulligan (UK - 2009) and Alicia Vikander (Sweden - 2011).An international jury of film industry specialists have applied their knowledge and experience to identify the most exciting talent working across Europe today, from a list of 23 nominating EFP member countries.