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ShortSpace: October 2010

The Agricultural Report

Agricultural Report


7pm Thursday 7th October
Theme: “Comedy”

For this instalment of ShortSpace we focussed on short comedies in all their forms and asked the filmmakers present what makes a comedy short! Filmmakers who took part in the Questions and Answers session on the night included Eoin Ryan, Conor Ferguson, Fiona Kinsella, Dylan Cotter and Mike Aherne. Below is a list of the shorts that were screened on the night.

Booking Info:

  • Tickets are €5 members / €8 non-members
  • Advance booking / reservation through Filmbase reception on 01 679 6716 (dial 0 for reception)
  • Reservations or queries to clare@filmbase.ie (include your full name and contact number)
  • Reservations are only held until 6.45pm on the night
  • ShortSpace venue is Filmbase Basement space unless otherwise stated
  • ShortSpace is not suitable for children, attendees should be 18+ years.

 

Programme Line-up:

Bono & my EX

3.5min | colour | lang: English | 2009 Directed by Ross Whitaker Produced by Amanda Spencer

Just when you thought you’d closed the book on that relationship, a rockstar comes and stirs is all up…

The Town

6min | colour | lang: English | 2009 Directed by Conor McMahon

 

Lola and Roxy are best friends…that is until Rob came into town. When Lola starts to fall for him it causes a rift in their friendship and tensions are high as the night of the first date arrives…

Nun Fight Club

3min | colour | lang: English | 2004 Directed by Declan de Barra Produced by Ross Murray

Nuns have underground clubs too!

Agricultural Report

3min | colour | lang: English | 2004 Story, Direction, Animation by Melina Sydney Padua Produced by Barry O’Donoghue

A short film about the bliss of ignorance.

Uncle Bill’s Barrell

10min | colour | lang: English | 2008 Written and directed by Eoin Ryan Produced by Nick Ryan & Olivia Leahy

How a rural family copes with a deceased uncle who refuses to stay in his grave…

The Wednesdays

14min | colour | lang: English | 2007 Written by Luke Clancy & Conor Ferguson Directed by Conor Ferguson Produced by AnneMarie Naughton

Sometimes, when you’re in the autumn of your days, you’ll try anything just to put a smile on your face again. And so in this funny, sad (and sometimes wobbly) tale we meet two pensioners who manage to re-ignite the love they’d almost forgotten about. Unfortunately, soon the law comes knocking at their door…

Dental Breakdown

6min | colour | lang: English | 2009 Written by Dylan Cotter Directed by Ian Power Produced by Fiona Kinsella

A musical comedy about five reluctant student dentists whose eyes are opened to the cruel consolations of their career by a sadistic tutor. Warning: this may hurt a little!

Mr. Foley

5min | colour | lang: English | 2009 Written by Mike Ahern Directed by D.A.D.D.Y. Produced by Mary McCarthy

Holy Moley! Mr. Foley wakes up in hospital to find sound effects him and he doesn’t know the score.

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 clare@filmbase.ie
  • 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.

Booking Info:

    • Tickets are €5 members / €8 non-members
    • Tickets are available on the door or by booking in advance
    • Call Filmbase reception on 01 679 6716 (dial 0 for reception) to book now
    • You can also reserve a place by phone/email and pay on the night
    • To reserve email your full name and contact number to clare@filmbase.ie
    • Reservations are only held until 6.45pm on the night
    • ShortSpace at Filmbase takes place in the Basement Space on the first Thursday of every month however this is subject to change. Details will be posted on the website.

 

  • ShortSpace is not suitable for children, attendees should be 18+ years.

For more info on ShortSpace contact Clare Creely at Filmbase on clare filmbase.ie. NB For more info on what Filmbase membership includes visit www.filmbase.ie/membership.