In the post-apocalyptic Irish midlands an overconfident American jet pilot tries to rescue a beautiful young woman from her domineering Mammy - but 'round here - getting involved with family can be deadly.
Director: Paudie Baggott Writer: Cian McGarrigle Producer: Sarah Barr Starring: Ryan Stanger, Clare Monnelly, Rosemary Henderson Duration: 14mins 30sec TRAILER
After Grace's husband dies, their once thriving music venue becomes silent and now only frequented by her best friend Jess and her loyal customer Jim. They are forced out of this rut when they face losing one of the trio.
Director: Siobhán Kavanagh Writer: Siobhán Kavanagh Producer: Dawn McAllister Starring: Maria McDermotteroe, Helen Roche, Pete Cummins Duration: 13mins
Shot during isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic, and directed remotely over Zoom ‘Devolved’ introduces us to Adam, a fastidious and work-proud customer care representative for a healthcare company. Adam is a man who defines himself by his work, and the difference he makes in his customers’ lives, to the point where he has built his entire routine around how best to help them when they need. So what happens when a pandemic rolls around, locks him in his home and strips him of his sole raison d’etre?
Director: Colin Fleming Writer: Adam Brennan Producers: Colin Fleming, Adam Brennan, Jack Brennan Starring: Adam Brennan Duration: 8mins
DUCK EGG BLUE
Sinead needs to leave work and catch a plane. Enter Mark, her boss, drunk, emotional with a can of petrol. Followed closely by Abi and Jace, a married couple at war with each other.
Director: Margaret Kane-Rowe Writer: Margaret Kane-Rowe Producer: Richard Kearney Starring: Hayley McCormack, Colin Walsh, Niall Moore, Maureen O'Connell Duration: 10mins
In the aftermath of her brother’s death, a young girl tries to scatter his ashes despite the intentions of some suspect mourners.
Director: John Morton Writer: John Morton Producer: Alan Slattery Starring: Aoibhin Murphy, Peter McGann, Amy Dunne, Ed Murphy Duration: 11min 32sec
DON'TS OF CYCLING FOR WOMEN
What not to do when cycling when one finds oneself to be a 'lady'.
A black Comedy with a very un-PC man! Ger invites the new employee Chris over to his apartment one evening for a work party, but Ger's enthusiasm and intense nature start to become too much for Chris to handle. Maybe they aren't 'TWO BIG GORILLAS'.
Writer/Director/Producer: Steve McKenna Starring: Luke Corcoran, Mark Coffey Duration: 21min 49sec
They said there’s no replacement for a mother’s love... Galway Film Centre/RTÉ and Character Films present MOTHER. Hardworking mam Grace has the perfect happy family; a loving husband and two wonderful children. But when her husband arrives home one day with a brand new kitchen appliance, she slowly starts to realize that there might not be room for both of them in this house. Mother is a quirky, surrealist comedy that will lead you to question, just how necessary are you to the ones you love?
When 6-year-old Elliot swaps his family's medication around, it causes more than just a few unwanted side effects.
Writer/Director: Cal McGhee Producers: Cal McGhee, Paul Dunne, Colin Murphy Starring: Andrea Kelly, Faolan Barry, Liam Gaffney, Brendan Farrell, Suzanne Cooper, Adam Redmond Duration: 11mins 36sec
Becky, an emerging internet personality, dreams of being famous. However, after a video of her seemingly causing the death of her best-friend goes viral, she is catapulted into the world of infamy, and becomes reviled the world over.
A self-professed 'famous' internet influencer faces a fate worse than limited wi-fi coverage when a skin deep cut forces him to confront his own mortality.
Writer/Director: Adam O'Byrne Producers: Adam O'Byrne, Oisín Nolan, Oisín McFarland Smith Starring: Oisín Nolan Duration: 10mins
A policeman is looking for a mob informant within his team. Spoiler: it’s obviously Frankie.
Writer/Director: Lochlann Dowd Starring: Mark Lawrence, Dave Layde, Dale Leadon-Bolger, George Bracebridge Duration: 6mins 18sec
EVERYTHING LOOKS BETTER IN THE SUNSHINE
Patsy (50) is an anomaly, a friendly and well-liked traffic warden! He meets his friend Wanda (28) and they chat about dating and his lack of it! He goes on with his work and while crossing the road (and simultaneously on Tinder!) he’s hit by a lady on a bike, with a basket full of flowers. She nervously gets up and flees the scene, leaving one flower behind. Wanda picks Patsy up and realizes he now has an incredible sense of smell.
Directors: Jonathan Farrelly & Mark Smyth Writers: Jonathan Farrelly & Mark Smyth Producer: Ronan Cassidy Starring: Pat McDonnell Duration: 12mins 37sec
A self-obsessed call centre worker deals with a personal heartbreak while on shift as the world crumbles around him... due to a zombie apocalypse.
Writer/Director/Producer: Jonathan Hughes Starring: Lennon Clarke Duration: 11mins
A short film about broadening your horizons.
Writer: Brian Matthews Murphy Director: David Keeling Producer: Brian Matthews Murphy Starring: Gerry Cannon, Brian Matthews Murphy, Bobby Calloway Duration: 6mins 55sec
Be Mindful is a comedy about mindfulness. Two characters decide to start mindfulness to improve their life but it will actually make things worse.
Writer/Director: Claire Issartel Producer: Kino D Dublin Starring: Silvana Benedetto Duration: 4mins 55sec
MARY! MARY! MARY!
Strange happenings occur in a Midlands town as a filmmaker and a professor investigate the death of Mary Ward, the first person in the world to die in a car accident in 1869.
A douchebag and his 'sweet girl' battle it out in "court" when their love connection goes wrong.
Director: Anna Czarska, Vince Breheny Writer: Vince Breheny Producer: Anna Czarska Starring: Christina Mahony, Aidan O'Sullivan Duration: 7mins 41 sec
MY SHORT FILM; A DOCUMENTARY
2 friends have 2 weeks until the deadline to submit their short film. This is a behind the scenes look & the making of said short film.
Director: Cameron Mason Writers: Cameron Mason, Jake Kelly Producers: Cameron Mason, Jake Kelly Starring: Cameron Mason, Jake Kelly, Killian Nally, Man-E Kerr, Paul Price, Alanna D. Merriman, Sarah Yeates Duration: 30mins
The story of the local Priest Fr. Feely, trying to raise funds to “Save our Spire” goes astray when the cash gets stolen by a hapless couple of ejits… Mayhem ensues as they are pursued by the bingo caller “Bingo Ball” and his side kick “Boo Boo”. When Fr. Feely loses the plot and goes off the rails he is comforted by the local Exotic dancer “Boo Betty”…..
Comedy drama short film set among the Irish community and building sites of 1980s Reading, Berkshire.
Writer/Director/Producer: Simon O'Neill, Sarah Janalli, Terri Hems Anderson Starring: Donal Gallery, Lauren Cardiff Duration: 23mins 10sec
What happens when it all goes stale.
Writer/Director/Producer: Alan Buckley Starring: Alan Buckley, Amy Potter, Eddie Jackson Duration: 18mins 34sec
Might sound funny, but there are people out there dealing with this bizarre affliction. CYRIL is one of those unfortunate few.
Director: Thomas Ryan Writer: Damian Ryan Producer: Victor McGowan Starring: Abe Smyth, Tara Flynn, Jenny Dixon Duration: 15mins 26sec
During a meal in celebration of her birthday, a woman reflects on her life and the choices that she's made. Her dinner guest listens attentively as she reaches a decision about her future that surprises them both.
RADE (recovery through art, drama, education) is a community employment training scheme where participants engage daily in a variety of workshops: Drama, Dance, Film, Creative Writing, Art, Tai Chi, Relapse Prevention, Yoga.
Director: Gary Boyd Writer: Rodney Lee
The Man in the Chair Cast: Daniel Lynch, Paul O'Loughlin, Marc Mc Donnell, Geraldine Owens, John O'Callahan Duration: 10mins
The Girl in the Window Cast: Seán Kelly, Mark Mc Donnell, Thomas Pepper, Brian Murphy, Mary Killeen Duration: 11mins 29sec
When Johnny, an unemployed hipster, stumbles across his latest passion project, he becomes obsessed with baking the perfect loaf of sourdough bread. As he delves deeper and deeper into his bread making he clashes with his girlfriend, Mary, who just wants him to get a real job. When Johnny discovers that his local supermarket is holding a contest for the best loaf of bread in Ireland, he becomes unhinged, taking on the persona of a mad scientist which results in devastating consequences.
Directors: Brian Robinson, Dáire McNab Writer: Brian Robinson Producers: Ken Williams, Denis Fitzpatrick, Brian Robinson Starring: Brian Robinson, Charlene Gleeson Duration: 14mins 14sec TRAILER
Slacker Gerard has a hard time doing nothing in a short comedy set in Dublin.