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'cutbacks' interview on Dole TV

The guys at DCTV's Dole TV asked DQ to do an interview about the 'cutbacks' project. Thanks to Barra, Turlough, Dean and the crew.

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'cutbacks' DVD for sale

Our 'cutbacks The Cowen Years' DVD has been on sale for a fortnight - thanks to all who've purchased it! 55 minutes of archive-quality, hilarious and historical 'cutbacks' material - most of which is no longer available of the internet (or anywhere else). Only €15?

click here for more info or to BUY!

'cutbacks' passes 200,000 views on Youtube

Our 'cutbacks' has now passed 200,000 views on youtube/cutbacks2010. Thanks to all viewers, subscribers, commenters, emailers and contributers... BUY the 'Cowen Years' DVD to celebrate!

'cutbacks' in Irish Times 141111...

Our 'cutbacks' film 'leitronium' received a great mention in The Irish Times review of The 2011 Corona Cork Film Festival...

Leitronium marks another exercise in hilarious stop-motion celebrity spotting from the clever folk at Cutbacks. Following on from the team’s amusing re-inventions of Jedward, the new film casts Seamus Heaney as a middle-aged detective in the mould of Inspector Morse. Is there a vast international conspiracy to mine local bodies for the valuable and completely mythical substance known as Leitronium? Don’t bet against it.

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'cutbacks' on DCTV's Dole TV...

Over the next 10 weeks, DCTV's Dole TV will be featuring recent episodes from the 'cutbacks' series... DCTV is Dublin Community Television and Dole TV is a weekly show largely produced by the unemployed...

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October 2011 - 'Leitronium' in 2011 Corona Cork Film Festival!

The latest 'cutbacks' film 'Leitronium' starring Mister Heaney as an ace detective, was screened at the 2011 Corona Cork Film Festival.

The Cork Festival also toured 'Leitronium' to the Liverpool Irish Film Festival at the end of October! Thanks to Una Feely, Mick Hannigan, Dawn and the Cork Film Festival Crew for their continuing 'cutbacks' support!

October 2011 - 'cutbacks' on website

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October 2011 - 'cutbacks' to news media! has noticed the 'cutbacks' Presidential videos and wants to present the work to news media...'s Shane Creevy writes...

'Storyful monitors social media platforms and offers guidance to international news organisations. We discover, verify and deliver the most valuable and authentic news content on the social web.'

September 2011 - Happy Birthday 'cutbacks'!

The 'cutbacks' project is 2 years old! Uploads to Dailymotion began in September 2009. Uploads to Youtube/cutbacks2010 began one year ago - 29th September 2010. Collectively, the various 'cutbacks' sites have had over 130,000 views in the past year...

Thanks to all viewers, subscribers, commenters and emailers... Still building slowly.

September 2011 - 'cutbacks' monetised!

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From September 2010, Youtube has agreed to monetise the 'cutbacks' series on...

View the vids, CLICK on the adverts(they're worth the most) to earn us cents...

Keep the 'cutbacks' dream (or nightmare) alive...

September 2011 - 'cutbacks' at Darklight

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DT Finn has been invited to do a 'cutbacks' talk and screening for The Darklight Film Festival, in October 2011, probably on Saturday 22nd October. Thanks to all at Darklight for the interest in 'cutbacks' and for the invite to speak. Press details on...

August 2011 - 'cutbacks' at Terryglass Arts Festival

A 6 minute DVD loop of recent cutbacks episodes was shown in Paddy's Bar for the duration of Tipperary's Terryglass Arts Festival. Thanks to Melanie Scott and Valerie Cotter for the invitation to participate. Now we're ART!

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© David Quin 2011

latest 'cutbacks' videos on Youtube...

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