Our talented members are certainly not coming up short when it comes to the Cork Film Festival line up. Keep a keen eye out on the Short Film programmes for these excellent titles:
‘The making of Prodigy was a dive into the collective madness that is indie filmmaking. While shooting another short together Naomi Sheridan [Writer/Director] got the news that the legendary pianist John O’Conor would like to play the part of Sebastian in a script she had sent him called Prodigy.’
Read more from Roisin on Film Ireland.
The screenplay for The Shift was the winner of the Film in Cork Short Script Award 2018, and saw writer Máiread Kiernan, director Megan K. Fox and producer Karen Twomey (Bankhouse Productions) come together to make a zany short film about a thirsty teenage girl’s quest to get the shift.
Set at the Gaeltacht in West Cork, and peppered with focail Gaeilge, the 13min film introduces three exceptionally talented young Irish actresses; Fiona Bergin as Denise, Úna O’Brien as Rachel and Ciara Rose Van Buren as Cliodhna. world premiere at Cork Film Festival in the Irish Shorts 1 programme on the 10th. It is also nominated for Best Cork Short, with a second screening on the 18th.
I Didn’t…I Wasn’t…I Amn’t (an-unromantic comedy)
Written & Directed by Laoisa Sexton
Starring Aidan Gillen (Game of Thrones, Peaky Blinders),
Neili Conroy (Damon & Ivor) and Laoisa Sexton (Redrock)
The film will screen as part of the Shorts Programme on Wednesday November 14th at 3:45pm.