Jimmy Smallhorne’s Fingerprints has been selected for The Galway Film Fleadh 2016.
Siobhan Duffy’s Fingerprints was the winning short story in an innovative screenwriting course at the Ballymun Regional Youth Resource centre, conducted by actor Jeff O’Toole. Ran over six months, the course aimed to provide young people from a tough working class community, the opportunity to write a short film script with the winning script to be produced into a TV movie by a professional film crew and cast.
Fingerprints was directed by Jimmy Smallhorne, whose debut film 2by4 won at Sundance, and is produced by Jeff O’Toole.
Fingerprints is a heart-rendering story of troubled boy David and his relationship with his teacher Miss Holden.
Fingerprints stars Mary Murray (Love/Hate, Adam and Paul, The Magdeline Laundries, Eamonn), David Murray (Film debut) and John Connors (Love /Hate, Stalker, Cardboard Gangsters). Crew includes Director of Photography Fionn Comerford (Harry Potter, Breakfast On Pluto, and Life’s A Breeze, The Vikings, Penny Dreadful), BAFTA winning editor Tony Cranstoun (The Royal Family, Mr Bean’s Holiday, Gold), IFTA winning sound editor Nikki Moss and renowned New York composer Joel Diamond.
The 2016 Galway Film Fleadh takes place July 5th – 10th.