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Short Film – Cold Turkey



TITLE: Cold Turkey

Funded by: Filmbase/RTÉ Short Film Award scheme

Director: Gavin Keane
Writer: Gavin Keane
Producer: Ruth Coady
Production Company: Parallel Films

Running Time: 11mins
Year: 2009
Language: English

Key Cast: Angeline Ball, Wuzza Conlon, Alan Moloney, Ciaran O’Grady
DOP: Darran Tiernan


Cold Turkey tells the story of a particularly challenging day in the life of Steve, a sound mixer on a low-budget feature film.

The pressure is on from his Producer, who needs him to deliver sounds within 12 hrs. Low budget filmmaking. It’s a hard habit to break.

More Information

-Excellence in Cinematography Award at the 2010 Amsterdam Film Festival
-Audience Award at the 2010 Sapporo International Short Film Festival, Japan

-Palm Springs International ShortFest, USA
-The Rushes Soho Shorts Festival, London
-Provincetown Film Festival, USA
-Breckenridge Film Festival, USA
-Long Island Film Festival, USA
-Durban International Film Festival, South Africa