Shortspace at Filmbase in May


May ShortSpace – Best of Cork Short Films Screening

Event: Thursday, May 1st ShortSpace – 7pm

Filmbase, Curved St, Temple Bar

May’s Shortspace at Filmbase is curated by James Mullighan Creative Director of the Cork Film Festival, Ireland’s oldest film festival, celebrating its 59th birthday from 7-16 November 2014. The evening will see 4 of the best short films screened at the Cork Film Festival, and will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.

Places are limited so please book in advance. Tickets are €5 members or €7 non-members. You can book your tickets by calling reception on 01 679 6716 or emailing

Please note that attendees must be 18+.

Shortspace is BYOB, so come along and enjoy the evening in a relaxed atmosphere and see the films and meet the filmmakers.

***You may pay on the day but you MUST register your place!***

When emailing please remember to put ‘ShortSpace May’ in the subject line.

Films Screening:
(Special Mention, Grand Prix Irish, Cork Film Festival 2013)
Writers and Directors: Feidlim Cannon & Tom Sullivan
Producers: Siun O’Connor
Ireland, 2013
Time length 15’
Genre: Drama
Synopsis: A mechanic fixes up an old car and drives into the Dublin Mountains to end his life, but old age catches up with him.
Cast: Sil Fox, Paul Roe.
Cinematography and Editing: Daniel Keane.
Camera: Canon 7D

The Handsome Shadows
Writer, Director, Producer, Editor: Mark Cogan
Ireland, 2013
Time length: 13’
Genre: Drama
Synopsis: A day of heartache for Doc is deepened when a face from the past reappears, shaking his world to its very core.
Cast: Shane Casey, Brian Fortune, George Hanover
Music: Conor Barron
Cinematography: Paraic English
Sound: Neil Hurley
FB: The Handsome Shadows – Character portraits

The Devil in the Room
Director and Producer: Carla MacKinnon
UK, 2013
Time Length: 8’
Genre: mixed media documentary horror
Synopsis: Have you ever woken in the night unable to move, certain that you are not alone? This is an experimental documentary examining what happens when dreams leak into waking life. It is about what is real, what is not, and if it even matters.
Cast: Victoria Grove, Anne-Sophie Marie
Composer: Dominic de Grande
Creative Production Partners: seeper
Production Assistant / Designer: Rachel King
Model Maker: Anna Ginsburg
Cinematography, Live Action: Alfred Thirolle
Costume Designer: Jen Cardno
Consultant Scientist: Professor Christopher French, Dr Paul Broks
Associate Producer: James Mullighan
FB: the Sleep Paralysis Project
Tw: richpicks

Volkswagen Joe
Director: Brian Deane
Writer: Matthew Roche
Producer: Anna O’Malley, Kevin McCann
Irish Pr 2 Fri 15 1330
Time Length: 29’
Ireland, 2013
Genre: Drama
Synopsis: Joe is a dedicated, hardworking mechanic who services cars for both sides of the political divide. Unfortunately for Joe, both communities view his evenhandedness with suspicion.
Cast: Stuart Graham, Matthew O’Brien
Cinematography: Patrick Jordan
Editing: Eamonn Cleary
FB: Volkswagen Joe


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