Irish Web Series Selection at 3rd Marseilles Webfest


Cuckoo, an online drama that was originally part of RTÉ’s renowned Storyland series is an official selection at the Marseille Web Fest to be held on 4 and 5 October 2013 in Marseille (Château de la Buzine).

The two-day festival, will be chaired by David Worthen (Vice-President of 20th Century Fox Digital).

Only recently Cuckoo became the first-ever Irish online drama nominee at the prestigious 17th Webby awards competing against Hollywood royalty Tom Hanks (Electric City).

Cuckoo was directed by Danann Breathnach and written by Nikki Racklin and Danann Breathnach, from an original story by Nikki Racklin. It was produced by Marie Caffrey (Zanzibar Films) and stars Pagan McGrath as wild teenager Niamh Keegan, who recognises herself in a digitally ‘aged’ picture of a missing child. Also appearing are IFTA winner Denise McCormack (Love/Hate) and Brian Fortune (Game of Thrones).


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