Shortspace trans

7pm Thursday 5th February

When: Thursday 5th February

Time: 7.00PM

Where: Filmbase, Curved St, Temple Bar

ShortSpace is back with a brand new selection of short films. This month’s session is curated by Niall Murphy of scannain, who will also introduce tthe films on the night host a Q&A with the filmmakers.

Shortspace is BYOB, so drop into Filmbase and enjoy the evening in a relaxed atmosphere and see the films and meet the filmmakers.

Places are limited so please book in advance. Tickets are €5 members or €7 non-members. You can book your tickets by calling reception on 01 679 6716 or emailing Please note that attendees must be 18+.

***You may pay on the day but you MUST register your place!***

When emailing please remember to put ‘ShortSpace February’ in the subject line.


The Line-Up:



DIR: Denise Pattison | WRI: Caroline Farrell | PRO: Caroline Farrell, Denise Pattison | CAST: Johnny Elliott, Eric McGuirk, Aideen McLoughlin, Sinead Monaghan

Synopsis: A little boy withdraws from the wonder and magic of his childhood as he witnesses the disintegration of his family life.

In This Place

DIR: Alec Moore | WRI: Tristan Heanue |CAST: Tristan Heanue, Rebekah Wainwright, Seán T. Ó Meallaigh

Synopsis: Mark seems comfortable being a big fish in a small pond. When the doors of opportunity present themselves to him he always finds an excuse to return to his destructive lifestyle. Has Mark finally made one excuse too many?


Is This it?

DIR: Gerard Walsh | WRI: Gerard Walsh |CAST: Ashlyn O’Neill, Dylan Purcell

Synopsis: A brother and sister roam an abandoned city, with only each other as company.


I’ve been a Sweeper

DIR: Ciarán Dooley | WRI: Ciarán Dooley |CAST: Maclean Burke, Eamon Morrissey, David Rawle

On his final day of life, the mindful Sweeper reflects on the events that have shaped him, and the unique career that has brought him to the furthest corners of the world.



Skunky Dog

DIR: James Fitzgerald | WRI: James Fitzgerald |CAST: Ryan McParland, Lacy Moore, Peter Ballance, Tristan Heanue, John Connors, David McSavage, Patrick J Molloy, Barry Kenna, Shane Cassidy

In a rural fishing town, a young alcoholic boy is confronted by the truth that he might never break his routine or leave the town.





ShortSpace Submissions:

  • Filmbase accepts short film submissions for ShortSpace in all genres (drama, documentary, animation, experimental)
  • To submit your film please email the ShortSpace programmer for more details on
  • Please note that submitting your film does not guarantee inclusion in the programme
  • Ideally shorts should be ten minutes or under films. Films over 30 minutes will not be accepted.

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