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ShortSpace: June 2014

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7pm Thursday 5th June

June’s Shortspace at Filmbase takes place, as always, on the first Thursday of the month. ShortSpace is the place for filmmakers and film fans to get together, screen and discuss short films and short filmmaking. This month’s excellent selection features films from the likes of Steven Daly, François Farrugia and Chris Brennan, who will stick around for an informal Q&A session with the audience.

When: Thursday 5th June

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 June’ in the subject line.


The Line-Up:


Deadbook Short

DIR: Richard Scobie | WRI: François Farrugia | PRO: Steven Daly, François Farrugia, Edwina Forkin | DOP: Mark Garrett | CAST: David Murray, Jack Hickey, Michael James Ford

15mins 2014

Synopsis: Gordon and Michael are two graduates who come up with an innovative business idea, namely, a social network called DEADBOOK. They pitch their project to a group of investors.

Bridge Station

Bridge Station

DIR: Chris Brennan | WRI: François Farrugia | PRO: Steven Daly, François Farrugia | DOP: Eimear Ennis Graham | CAST: Sean Colgan, Mark McCabe, Amy De Bhrún, Laura Way

16mins 2013

Synopsis: An old man sells scratch cards outside of a train station watching the people pass by. Everyday, they emerge from the station at the same time and disperses into the street without paying attention to him.



DIR/WRI: Steven Daly | PRO: Steven Daly, Oisin O’Driscoll | DOP: Michael Gilbert | CAST: Anthony Murphy, Janice Byrne, Catriona Loughlin

14mins 2013

Synopsis: Mark has had to cope with an unexpected change in his life. He’s struggling to maintain a sense of routine, when he meets Sara who opens his eyes to a new perspective of the world around him. Perhaps she can help him find a new beginning.

The Architect

The Architect

DIR/WRI: Daniel Powell | PRO: Steven Daly, Carol Powell, Mike Powell | DOP: Michael Gilbert | CAST: David Ryan, Dagmar Döring, Alan Hopkins

13mins 2013

Frank built his world and now he must escape it.


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.