Tiger. a ten-minute thriller about a battle of wits between a tiger kidnapper and one of his victims, a pampered bank manager’s wife is shooting this week. The script, written by Eilis Mernagh, was shortlisted for the short script competition at the Waterford Film Festival in November 2011. It is directed by award-winning director Cathal Nally, who is also co-producing the film with Mernagh
Eilis Mernagh has written several feature scripts and two other shorts, one of which was produced by the Darklight Film Festival in October 2009. One of her feature scripts won the Atlantis Award for Feature Screenplay at the Moondance Film Festival in Colorado last September.
Cathal Nally has directed four short films, including Voices, for which he won Best Director at the Underground Cinema Festival 2011. His script The Retreat was also a screenplay finalist at the Waterford Film Festival in 2011.
The cast includes actresses Vivienne Connolly and Cerys Hughes and actors Stephen Cromwell and Jamie Gleeson-Dunn.