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ShortSpace: March 2011

The Honourable Scaffolder

The Honourable Scaffolder


7pm Thursday 3rd March
Theme: “Production Design”

This month we looked at one of the key artistic aspects of any film – the production design. Selected to screen on the night were a fantastic selection of highly individual shorts which all boast strong production design. Filmmakers in attendance were production designers Louise Mathews, Francis Taaffe and Graham Williams as well as director Cathal Watters. 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:

Rolla Soar

25min | colour | lang: Irish (with English subtitles) | 2007 Written by Brendan Griffin Directed by Cathal Watters Produced by Rachel Lysaght Production Design by Adrienne McGrane

A chance photograph Marc takes of Ruth on the beach sparks off a new found interest in photographing each other. Their mundane relationship takes a turn until the local pharmacist calls…he needs to see them regarding their photographs.

Tog Mise Leat

12min | colour | lang: Irish (with English subtitles) | 2009 Written & Directed by Aaron O’Reilly Produced by Brian Bourke Production Design by Louise Mathews

Late on Christmas Eve, expecting to find Santa Claus in his living room, Daithí makes a disturbing discovery and embarks on a remarkable journey to change his future.

The Honourable Scaffolder

17min | colour | lang: English | 2003 Written by Conor Barry Directed by Brendan Muldowney Produced by Brendan Muldowney & Catherine O’Flaherty Production Design by Francis Taaffe

The Honourable Scaffolder is the story of workers at a gallows in an otherworldly past. The arrival of one prisoner catches the scaffolder’s attention: he seems innocent.

Jericho

12min | colour | lang: English | 2009 Written & Directed by Liam Gavin Produced by Rachel Lysaght Production Design by Graham Williams

Recently widowed, Franky Bannon can’t cope. He’s suicidal. Until his imaginary childhood friends return to show him that the world is beautiful…

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.