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ShortSpace: August 2014

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7pm Thursday 7th August

This August sees ShortSpace back again with another batch of fantastic short films. Five great short films are scheduled to screen next Thursday, as alway you need to email us to reserve your spot. The selection of films will be followed by a Q&A by the filmmakers, making it a great opportunity for emerging filmmakers to learn and network.

When: Thursday 7th August

Time: 7.00PM

Where: Filmbase, Curved St, Temple Bar

Shortspace is BYOB, so come along and enjoy the evening in a relaxed atmosphere and see the films and meet the filmmakers.

Places are limited so please book in advance. Tickets are €5 members or €7 non-members. You can book your tickets by calling reception on 01 679 6716 or emailing Please note that attendees must be 18+.

***You may pay on the day but you MUST register your place!***

When emailing please remember to put ‘ShortSpace August’ in the subject line.


The Line-Up:

Neighbourhood Watch

Frank DIR & WRI: Alan Buckley | PRO: Richard Bolger and Aoife Sweeney | MUS: Kevin O’Brien | DOP: Richard Twomey |ED & GRAD: Gary Sheridan

10 mins 2014

Synopsis: A comedy short about a guy who takes his role as neighbourhood watch officer a bit too seriously.

The Hunter

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DIR: Eoin C. Macken and Jonathan Figgis | WRI: Eoin C. Macken | PRO: onathan Figgis & Eoin C. Macken

9mins 2014

Synopsis: The story of one man and his beloved dog, and the heartbreaking decision he faces.

A Flash

The Flash

DIR & WRI: Niall Cutler | PRO: Chelsea Carolan | CAST: Yvette Dempsey, Jordan Brown

11mins 2014

Synopsis: Best friends Susan and Joanne are desperate to see their favourite boy band. Not allowed to go to the concert, they plan to try for the next best thing, meeting the boys in person. But will they find what they hoped for?

Is This It?


DIR & WRI: Gerard Walsh | MUS: Patrick O’Connor | CAST: Ashlyn O’Neill, Dylan Purcell

5mins 2013

Synopsis: Two young kids wander an abandoned city for reasons unknown.

Winner of the Best Short Film at The Fingal Film Festival 2013

Hollow Lands


DIR: Greg Colley | WRI: Alice Vignoles-Russell, Greg Colley | PRO: Alice Vignoles-Russell | DOP: Joe van Velzen | ED: Oisin Bickley | CAST: Emma Eliza Regan, David Sheehan

13mins 2014

Synopsis: An artist struggles to find inspiration when his creative frustration takes on a life of its own.


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.