As always, Filmbase selects the best of Irish short films to screen throughout the night. This free screening is open to all and offers a selection of the best of Irish filmmaking talent. You could pop by anytime during the night for a taste of Irish film including animation, dance film, comedy and more!
Short Films Line-Up:
Billy & Chuck
14 mins | 2010
Written and Directed by Lee Cronin
Produced by John Keville
Billy and Chuck is a tale about young Billy who sets out on an adventure deep into the forest to face his fear, guided only by a voice at the end of his walkie-talkie.
Deep End Dance
6 mins | 2010
Choreographed by David Bolger
Directed by Conor Horgan
Produced by Martha O’Neill
Mother and son, above and underwater, the dance of their lives.
The Boy in The Bubble
8 mins | 2011
Directed by Kealan O’Rourke
Produced by Brian Willis
Rupert, a ten year old boy, falls hopelessly in love. When it all goes wrong, he wishes never to experience heartache again. Turning to a book of magic, he invokes a spell to shield him from emotion forever.
3 mins | 2011
Written and Directed by Claire Dix
Produced by Nodlag Houlihan
Downpour is an ode to Ireland and to the rain; love in the rain, love of the rain, love of a country drenched in rain.
11 mins | 2010
Written and Directed by Peter McDonald
Produced by Eimear O’Kane
When Damian is forced to serve as an altar boy at an important mass in his local parish he faces a difficult choice: conform to the status quo or serve an extended ban from his passion in life…football.
Out of the Blue
8min | 2008
Written and directed by Michael Lavelle
Produced by Simon Conneally
A lonely man’s life is suddenly transformed when he discovers an old TV floating in the sea.
Washed Up Love
6 mins | 2011
Written and directed by Dylan Cotter
Produced by Fiona Kinsella
Washed Up Love follows Moira who is looking for love but love doesn’t even know he’s missing. With photography by IFTA winning PJ Dillon (The Runway, 32A)
Moore St Masala
5 mins | 2009
Written and Directed by David O’Sullivan
Produced by Jason Doyle
Shop clerk, Baba, falls for the sexy estate agent across the street. When he sells her lunch, she steals his heart. There is only one way their love can make it…Bollywood Style!