On the first Thursday of every month, Filmbase hosts ShortSpace: a selection of short films based around a specific theme or topic. The screenings are followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.
November's screenings will focus on films made on a range of budgets from 3,000 to 15,000 euros. The full line-up is as follows:
THROUGH THE NIGHT 10min | colour | lang: English | 2009
Written and Directed by Lee Cronin
Produced by John Keville
Every night, around the world, couples fall asleep side by side trusting they know what lies beside them.
Tonight, in this apartment, something evil is about to show its true face...
TUFTY 12min | colour | lang: English | 2009
Written and Directed by Jason Butler and Brendan Butler
Produced by Dave Leahy
What if you knew where your Teddy Bear really came from?
DANGER HIGH VOLTAGE 10min | colour | lang: English | 2008
Written by Thomas Martin
Directed by Luke McManus
Produced by Morgan Baker
Danger High Voltage tells the story of a brief encounter between two people at the Electric Picnic Festival in Stradbally.
Sarah is having a bad day and her plans for the weekend are unravelling. Mick is down with a few of the lads and is completely in his element.
Strange things happen at music festivals. Danger High Voltage tells a story of one night of a lost weekend.
HENRY & SUNNY 15min | colour | lang: English | 2009
Written and Directed by Fergal Rock
Produced by Orla Russell Conway
The bittersweet tale of Henry, an unemployed clown in love with a famous soap-opera actress called Sunny Carmichael.
MOORE ST. MASALA 5min | colour | lang: English | 2009
Written by Rodney Lee and David O'Sullivan
Directed by David O'Sullivan
Produced by Miriam Cahill
Convenience store clerk, Baba, falls for the sexy real estate agent across the street. When he sells her lunch, she steals his heart. There is only one way their love can make it...Bollywood Style!
Filmmakers attending on the night include Lee Cronin and John Keville (Through the Night), Dave Leahy and Jason Butler (Tufty), Luke McManus (Danger High Voltage), Fergal Rock and Orla Russell Conway (Henry & Sunny) and David O'Sullivan and Miriam Cahill (Moore St. Masala).
Tickets are now available from Filmbase reception. Phone 01 679 6716 or call by to get yours now! Admission costs €5 for Filmbase members and €8 for non-members.