SHORTS COMPETITION

The Crush (Michael Creagh, 2010) 15’
Oscar nominated live action short 2011

Ardal Travis is in love. There’s just one problem. He’s an eight year old schoolboy and the object of his affection is his teacher, the gorgeous Miss Purdy.

 

Even Gods (Phil Harrison, 2010) 18’
Best short Galway Film Fleadh 2011

Hughie, a former alcoholic, has accommodated himself to life in a Belfast hostel. But when his estranged daughter gets in touch for the first time in over a decade, the boundaries of Hughie’s solid life begin to blur.

 

Jonny Boy(Laura Way, 2011) 8’

As she gradually slips away, Jonny lovingly reassures his wife on her deathbed. Determined to reveal the burden she has been carrying for ther 35 years marriage, Nell confesses a secret which opens a door to Jonny’s past.

 

An Rinceoir (Elainne Gallagher, 2011) 4’

At a competition, a young dancer waits nervously in the wings. Once on stage, however, she shins, demonstrating her great passion for Irish dancing.

 

Riders to the Sea (Orla Walsh, 2011) 5’

A surfing duel breaks out between a male and female surfer off the West Coast of Ireland. Breaking waves, racing hearts, and the treachery of Lycra.

 

The Boy in the Bubble (Kealan O’Rourke,  2011) 8’ – narrato da Alan Rickman
Miglior cortometraggio d’animazione al festival di Galway 2011

Rupert, a ten year old boy, falls hopelessly in love for the first time. When it all goes terribly wrong, he invokes a spell to shield him from emotion forever.

 

Baby Love (Terence White, 2011) 10’

When Ber, a young woman with Downs syndrome, discovers she may never become a mother, she decides to take matters into her own hands.

 

Angel (Ruán Magan, 2011) 10’
Miglior cortometraggio al Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival 2012

 

A secret glimpse into the daily life of a working class angel as she saves lives but is at the mercy of others in the struggle for her own survival.

 

Rhinos (Shimmy Marcus, 2012) 17’.

A German girl and an Irish boy, thrown together by circumstance but with a language barrier.

 

The Girl with the Mechanical Maiden (Andrew Legge, 2012) 15’
Miglior cortometraggio al festival di Galway 2012

A young inventor builds a mechanical wet nurse for his baby daughter after his wife dies in childbirth.