Saturday, July 24, 2010

Through a lens brightly...

Henry & Sunny Producer/Director of Photography Orla Russell-Conway talks to journalist Sinead Gleeson about the film and her career in today's Irish Times.

You can read the full interview online here!

Monday, July 19, 2010

Hollywood Nominations for Henry & Sunny!

‘Henry & Sunny’ has been nominated for three awards at Hollywood’s Feel Good Film Festival!

In addition to Best Short, Fergal Rock has been nominated for Best Director while Dorothy Cotter has been nominated for Best Actress.

Fergal is the only short film director to receive a Best Director nomination and will compete against five feature film directors for the Award.

Dorothy has been nominated alongside Greta Gerwig (Greenberg) for Best Actress.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Henry & Sunny Publicity Round-Up!

If you missed writer/director Fergal Rock's appearance on Arena (RTÉ Radio 1) last month the podcast is now online!

The Dundalk Democrat ran a piece about Fergal and Henry & Sunny's Hollywood screening on July 7 as did the Drogheda Independent. The Independent's article isn't available online but we'll scan it and upload it very soon.

Thanks also to the Ferdia Times who ran this piece. And to Film Ireland and IFTN as well.

In other news, the Feel Good Film Festival program has been announced! Henry & Sunny will screen in the Egyptian Theatre on Saturday, August 14.

We can't wait!

The festival has already received coverage via The Hollywood Reporter, Film Threat and Examiner.com

More publicity coming soon!

Don't forget our fundraiser is on Sunday, July 25th in The Odessa Club at 8pm. Admission is €8. There'll be a special screening of Henry & Sunny, followed by live music, DJ and raffle. Bar serves till 12.30am. See you there!

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Henry & Sunny Goes To Hollywood!

As you know our short film Henry & Sunny has been selected to screen at the Feel Good Film Festival in Hollywood California this August. We need your help to make the trip over in order to represent the film and Ireland at this prestigious event. The screening will be held in the famed Egyptian Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard, where the first Hollywood premiere was held in 1922.

We are hosting a Hollywood Fundraiser at the the Odessa Club on Sunday 25th July and hope you can be there.

Doors: 8pm
Admission €8
Bar is open until 12.30am

Entertainment on the night includes:

** Screening of Henry & Sunny **

** Live Music from

Billy Fitzgerald (The Dead Flags)


Tony Leddy (LeddyBelly)

and more...

** DJ

** And a good old fashioned raffle! **

Interview with Dorothy Cotter...

Dorothy Cotter - Henry & Sunny Interview from HenryandSunnyFilms on Vimeo.

Check out our interview with 'Henry & Sunny' star Dorothy Cotter in which Dorothy tells us how she came to be involved with the project, talks about her love of acting and reveals one of her favourite scenes to film was....

Watch the interview and find out!

Interviewed by Fergal Rock

Camera & Sound by Orla Russell Conway

Edited by Nick Callan

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Henry & Sunny on Arena...

On Tuesday, June 29 Writer/Director Fergal Rock was invited on to Arena, RTÉ Radio 1's arts and culture programme, to talk about Henry & Sunny's forthcoming screening at the Feel Good Film Festival in Hollywood's Egyptian Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard.

Arena features guests and items from the worlds of movies, television, music and literature and broadcasts Monday-Friday from 7.30pm.

We'll add a link to the podcast of Fergal's interview with host Seán Rocks as soon as RTÉ upload it!