This Christmas season Filmbase are decking the halls with festive cheer and putting on a free feast of short films. Join us on Thursday 11th for the screening of Irish short films specially selected to be enjoyable for adults and kids alike. The event features some of the best animation and family friendly short films to come out of Ireland, and gives parents a chance to rest shopping-weary legs!
When: Thursday 11th December
Where: Filmbase, Curved St, Temple Bar
Suitable for: Age 5+
This is a free event but is ticketed. To register your place head over to event’s Eventbrite Page which you can find on http://filmbase.ie/free-christmas-shortspace-screening/
The Missing Scarf
DIR: Eoin Duffy | WRI: Eoin Duffy, Richard Duffy | PRO: Jamie Hogan | MUS: Gavin Little, Tobias Norberg | ANI: Eoin Duffy | CAST: George Takei
Synopsis: Albert the Squirrel makes a startling discovery … an empty space where once his favourite scarf lay. He heads off into the forest only to find everyone else is preoccupied with worries of their own. Ultimately, Albert’s problem is put in perspective by the friends he helped and the problems they faced and overcame together.
WRI/DIR/ANI: Eoin Duffy
A short Christmas tale.
Tilly and the Teeth
WRI/DIR: Brian Durnin | PRO: Michael Duffy | DOP: Ivan McCullough | CAST: Jenny Ni Chleirigh, Orla O’Rourke
Synopsis: Tilly and the teeth is a gothic fairy tale in the style of Tim Burton of a young girl who, along with her dog Chopper, plots revenge against her parents and the tooth fairy, all of whom conspire to steal from her.
Billy & Chuck
WRI/DIR: Lee Cronin | PRO: John Keville | DOP: Tom Comerford | CAST: Robert Donnelly, Alison Doody, Mark Tankersley
Synopsis: Billy, a boy with a wild imagination, sets out on an adventure deep into the forest guided only by a distant voice on the other end of his walkie talkie.
The Boy in the Bubble
DIR: Kealan O’Rourke | WRI: Kealan O’Rourke, Niall Murphy, Ray Kane | PRO: Brian Willis | CAST: Alan Rickman
Synopsis: Rupert, a ten year old boy, falls hopelessly in love for the first time. When it all goes terribly wrong, he wishes never to experience heartache again. Turning to a book of magic, he invokes a spell to shield him from emotion forever.