Short Film of the Week: Watch ‘Teeth’ by Ruairi O’Brien & John Kennedy



Teeth (2007) is a short “last laugh” tale of two old friends, their teeth and a series of events that leaves them lost for words

DIRECTORS: Ruairi O’Brien, John Kennedy
PRODUCER: Noreen Donohoe
MAIN CAST: Neil Tobin, Niall O’Brien


Teeth was made through the IFB’s Short Shorts funding scheme.


Director & DOP: Illuminating the Relationship Workshop

Filmbase are hosting this one-off afternoon workshop this March on the relationship between the Director and Director of Photography. Hosted by award-winning Writer/Director Conor Horgan (One Hundred Mornings, Deep End Dance) and award-winning Director/DOP Ruairi O’Brien (Five Minutes of Heaven, Murphy’s Law) this workshop will explore the boundaries of the working relationship between the two creative disciplines.

Using clips from their own work, Conor and Ruairi will illustrate best practices for smooth and successful shoots, and examples of cases where things can go wrong.

Aimed at aspiring filmmakers, DOPs and those seeking a greater understanding of the filmmaking process, the audience will be encouraged to join in a Q&A with the filmmakers throughout the session.

Date: 15th March 2011

Time: 15:00 – 17:30

Venue: Filmbase, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

The event costs €10 for Filmbase members and €15 Filmbase for non-members, visit for information.