We're delighted to announce we'll be screening Henry & Sunny at the very first Chaplin Film Festival scheduled to take place in Waterville, Co. Kerry from August 25th-28th.
It is the aim of the Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival to quickly become an international fixture that will bring a smile to Kerry, Ireland and the World. Chaplin with his courage and pioneering spirit, brought laughter to millions of people through the medium of film, in very dark times. Our hope is that the film-makers of today will follow in Charlie’s illustrious footsteps by showcasing their comedy films at the festival!
This is the first time Fergal has entered an international screenwriting contest. BlueCat founder Gordy Hoffman congratulated Fergal on his win and praised his script which “demonstrated the creative writing excellence that BlueCat searches for in our competition”.
Founded in 1998 by screenwriter Gordy Hoffman, the aim of the BlueCat Screenwriting Competition is to develop and celebrate the undiscovered screenwriter. The competition provides written script analysis to every writer for every script entered. With the largest cash prize for a contest offering feedback, BlueCat finalists also receive extensive online promotion and the top scripts are suggested to the best of the industry. The competition is based in Hollywood, L.A.
Irreverent and poignant, Calvin & Skye charts the unlikely friendship between hypochondriac Calvin and terminally ill teenager, Skye.
You can read an interview with Fergal, in which he talks about his writing process, and his award-winning script, here.
The aim of the Ryde International Film Festival Isle of Wight is to encourage creativity in all aspects of film production, not dependant on financial and physical restrictions, gender, geographical location, age or ability.
Uber-cool US movie blog Film School Rejects has chosen Henry & Sunny as their Short Film of the Day! Their post has provided a tremendous boost to the film's online profile and will showcase Henry & Sunny to a world-wide audience.
Based in Austin, Texas, Film School Rejects is the movie blog you've been waiting for. The ultimate commentary track on what's happening in Hollywood, FSR combines the freshest voices on the web and a swagger all its own to provide the best reviews, interviews and industry news coverage to millions of unique visitors from around the world every month.
Dreaming Genius is a trans-Atlantic blog committed to creating a watering hole for independent creative talent. By inviting people to contribute to the site, Dreaming Genius will not only serve as a source of dynamic, informative and entertaining content accessible to the general public, but will also provide the many up and coming screenwriters, poets, journalists, artists and filmmakers with a platform to exhibit their creations, and points-of-view.
Amongst the many great posts on Dreaming Genius are short films from Ruairi Robinson and Guy Maddin. Check them out for yourselves!