The Dig

Northern Ireland, 2018

Directors: Andrew Tohill, Ryan Tohill; script: Stuart Drennan; cinematography: Angus Mitchell; editing: Helen Sheridan; music: James Everett; production design: Ashleigh Jeffers; casting: Carla Stronge; producer: Brian J Falconer; production company: Out of Orbit. Irish location: Ballymena, Co. Antrim

Running time: 97’

Cast: Moe Dunford, Lorcan Cranitch, Emily Taaffe, Francis Magee

Best Irish Film – Galway Film Fleadh 2018



After serving fifteen years for murder, Callahan returns home to find Sean, his victim’s grieving father, searching for the body on an endless bog. With no memory of the murder, Callahan soon realizes that the only way to get rid of Sean is to help him dig.



The Tohill Brothers are a directing team from Belfast. Andy has worked in post-production for several years editing short films, television, and feature documentaries. Ryan has worked in the art department for television and film including Game of Thrones, The Frankenstein Chronicles, Line of Duty, Philomena and The Fall.
Together they directed the short films Eye-Line (2012) and Insulin (2015). The Dig (2018), Best Irish film at the Galway Film Fleadh 2018, is their first feature.