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ShortSpace: September 2014

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7pm Thursday 4th September

As the fleeting warmth of summer slips into distant memory, ShortSpace returns with a fire and blanket to warm your soul. This September snuggle down in the Filmbase basement for four new short films, filmmaker Q&As, laughter, cheer and hot whiskeys as an optional extra.

When: Thursday 4th September

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 September’ in the subject line.


The Line-Up:


Normal DIR: Stephen Brady | WRI & PRO: Mark McCabe & Eddie Jackson | MUS: Kevin O’Brien | DOP: Staurt Duff |ED: Bart Chowanski | CAST: Mark McCabe, Eddie Jackson, Sheamus Brennan, Irma Mali, Jose Mantero

Synopsis: Normal is a short film written by Mark McCabe & Eddie Jackson. The story is set around a chance meeting between four people from different walks of life. It explores how a brief moment or conversation with someone can change your perspective on life.

What’s the story?

whats the story

DIR: Paco Torres | WRI & PRO: Paco Torres and Paul Butler Lennox | DOP: Alec Moore | ED: Bartlomej Chowanski | CAST: Paul Butler Lennox, Tristan Heaune

Synopsis: Two young vampires meet together to play basketball in the heart of city in Dublin and talk about “crisis”. They make sense of the situation, they may even have few ideas how to sort the problems; Doing everything in their power to do so but at their own convenience. “Ireland Sucks”

Whats the story? is the first of an independent web series shot in Dublin in January 2013.

That’s Not Supposed to Happen

thats not supposed to happen

DIR: Rory Kerr | ANI: Rory Kerr, Fiachra Hackett, Will Griffin

Synopsis: Two mischievous aliens attempts at earth manipulation yield curious and unexpected results.


true-d DIR/WRI/PRO: Noel Brady | DOP: Daniel Sorin Balteanu | MUS: Karl Roche | CAST: Michael Bates, Fergal Cleary, Hilary Cotter, Steve Kendall, Conor Marren, Sinead O’Riordan, Mark Schrier

Synopsis: Sometimes in life it can seem just that little bit too much, that we’re alone, that there is no answer. John Walker was one such man who thought this way. Till one day at his wits end he set out to end it all. However on his journey he would learn some of life’s lessons, lessons thought from the most unlikely of teachers.


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.