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Free Christmas ShortSpace Screening

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5pm, Thursday 11th December 2014

This Christmas season Filmbase are decking the halls with festive cheer and putting on a free feast of short films. Join us on Thursday 11th for the screening of Irish short films specially selected to be enjoyable for adults and kids alike. The event features some of the best animation and family friendly short films to come out of Ireland, and gives parents a chance to rest shopping-weary legs!

When: Thursday 11th December

Time: 5.00PM

Where: Filmbase, Curved St, Temple Bar

Duration: 40mins

Suitable for: Age 5+

This is a free event but is ticketed. To register your place head over to event’s Eventbrite Page.

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The Line-Up:

The Missing Scarf

missing scarf DIR: Eoin Duffy | WRI: Eoin Duffy, Richard Duffy | PRO: Jamie Hogan | MUS: Gavin Little, Tobias Norberg | ANI: Eoin Duffy | CAST: George Takei  


Synopsis: Albert the Squirrel makes a startling discovery … an empty space where once his favourite scarf lay. He heads off into the forest only to find everyone else is preoccupied with worries of their own. Ultimately, Albert’s problem is put in perspective by the friends he helped and the problems they faced and overcame together.


snowflake150 WRI/DIR/ANI: Eoin Duffy  



A short Christmas tale

Tilly and the Teeth

tilly teeth WRI/DIR: Brian Durnin | PRO: Michael Duffy | DOP: Ivan McCullough | CAST: Jenny Ni Chleirigh, Orla O’Rourke  


Synopsis: Tilly and the teeth is a gothic fairy tale in the style of Tim Burton of a young girl who, along with her dog Chopper, plots revenge against her parents and the tooth fairy, all of whom conspire to steal from her.

Billy & Chuck

billy chuck

WRI/DIR: Lee Cronin | PRO: John Keville | DOP: Tom Comerford | CAST: Robert Donnelly, Alison Doody, Mark Tankersley  


Synopsis: Billy, a boy with a wild imagination, sets out on an adventure deep into the forest guided only by a distant voice on the other end of his walkie talkie.

The Boy in the Bubble

boyinbubble150 DIR: Kealan O’Rourke | WRI: Kealan O’Rourke, Niall Murphy, Ray Kane | PRO: Brian Willis | CAST: Alan Rickman  


Synopsis: Rupert, a ten year old boy, falls hopelessly in love for the first time. When it all goes terribly wrong, he wishes never to experience heartache again. Turning to a book of magic, he invokes a spell to shield him from emotion forever.


ShortSpace Submissions:

  • Filmbase accepts short film submissions for ShortSpace in all genres (drama, documentary, animation, experimental)
  • To submit your film please email the ShortSpace programmer for more details on
  • Please note that submitting your film does not guarantee inclusion in the programme
  • Ideally shorts should be ten minutes or under films. Films over 30 minutes will not be accepted.