Liam Neeson selected Brian Durnin’s new short film Of Best Intentions for the top prize at the Kerry Film Festival. Brian, who wrote and directed the film, was on hand with producer Paul Holmes to pick up the award in Tralee, Co. Kerry. Jim Sheridan and Brenda Fricker were also present at the screening and award presentation.
The film, based on renowned inventor Thomas Midgley, tells the story of five characters whose well-intentioned actions all incur disastrous consequences.
Brian is one of Ireland’s leading TV commercials directors and works with Red Rage Films. His previous films An Teanga Runda and Tilly and the Teeth have both won numerous awards around the world.
Of Best Intentions is produced by Red Rage Films and funded by Bord Scannán na hÉireann and RTE as part of the Short Cuts scheme. It will be screened at the end of November at the Foyle Film Festival in Derry and at numerous other film festivals around the world.