Dunsany Productions post apocalyptic horror film Out There has the best industry short filmaward at the LIT Film festival in Limerick. The festival took place during the weekend of the 11 – 13 April. Randal Plunkett , Lord Dunsany, the director and producer of the film, accepted the award with line producer Alan Byrne during the awards ceremony on Saturday the 13th. The award was for best industry short film and is the second award the film has received in the last few weeks. The film also received four other nominations by LIT including best director, best camera, best lighting and best drama.
The film stars Conor Marren (True –D) and Irish sensation Emma Eliza Regan (Darkness on the Edge of Town, Love Eternal). The film follows Rob (Marren) who wakes up deep in the woods having receiving a head wound. Not knowing how he got there and suffering from temporary amnesia, he begins to re trace his steps trying to discover what has happened to him and his girlfriend Jane (Regan). His journey through the calm Irish countryside turns out to be far more dangerous then he could have possibly imagined.
Out There was filmed completely on the Dunsany Castle Estate in Co. Meath during the spring of 2012.
Out There whose success continues has just been accepted to play Short Film Corner as part of this year’s Cannes Film Festival, taking place from the 15 – 26 of May. The film is also to screen at other international film festivals which include Imagine: Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival, Skopje Film Festival, Macedonia, Dundee Horror Film Festival, Scotland, Fright Night Film Fest in Kentucky USA, which is the largest genre festival in mid America . The film will also Panic Fest in the USA where it has been nominated for a HATCHET AWARD for best short film.
The trailer for Out There is available on the link below
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