Late Afternoon

Emily finds herself disconnected from the world around her. She drifts back through her memories to relive different moments from her life. Emily must look to her past so that she may fully understand the present.

Written/Directed by
Louise Bagnall

Produced by
Nuria Gonzalez Blanco

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Somewhere Down the Line

Somewhere Down the Line follows a man’s life, loves and losses, shown through the exchanges he has with the passengers in his car.

Director's Biography

Julien Regnard is a writer, director and artist currently working in Kilkenny, Ireland with Academy Award  nominated studio Cartoon Saloon. He previously directed the award-winning short films “Jump” and “La Nuit de l'Ours”.

Ledge-End of Phil

Stuck outside looking in, Phil is forced to face the world he's been ignoring. Now he must take a leap of faith or be trapped forever!

Written/Directed by
Paul Ó Muiris

Produced by
Pearse Cullinane

Executive Producer
Paul Young

Paul O Muiris - Director

Paul Ó Muiris is an Irish artist driven by both live action and animation film making. After studying various disciplines of animation in both Ballyfermot College and the Edinburgh College of Art, where he made his graduation film “Jacopo and the dancer” (nominated for Best Animated Short Film 2010). He went on to work as a sculptor, illustrator and storyboard artist before joining the Cartoon Saloon as a freelance artist in 2011. Paul is the Writer and Director of The Ledge End of Phil (from Accounting)

Producer's Biography

Pearse Cullinane has over 20 years experience in the Film Industry. He has worked on a vast array of projects including Animated Feature Films, TV Series, Commercials, Visualization and E-Learning. He has worked for many industry leaders, e.g. Don Bluth Studios, 20th Century Fox, Universal, DreamWorks, Disney, Vanguard Animation and Cartoon Saloon. Pearse’s credits include Anastasia, Prince of Egypt, Land Before Time, Valiant, Titan A.E and All Dogs go to Heaven. Pearse has worked in many capacities on productions from Animator to Producer.

Old Fangs

A young wolf decides to confront his father. He had not seen him since he was a child.

Old Fangs is a story about a young man in the shape of a small wolf (referred to as
Wolf), being confused and frustrated about his childhood. He has very fond
memories of his father and his very early life living isolated in the forest, with his
whole family.

His father, as the young Wolf remembers it, was a very strong person, a loner, but
responsible, skilled and brave. The classical father figure.

Cuilin Dualach

Cúilín Dualach lives in a small town in the west of Ireland. He is the apple of his mother’s eye, yet his father shows him little affection. Everywhere he goes, people stare at him. Cúilín strives to fit in as best he can but that can be a difficult thing to do when your head is on backwards!

Director - Nora Twomey
Producer - Ross Murray
Creative Producer - Sean Ó Cúaláin

Animated Short Film Awards:

Best Animated Short, IFTA, Ireland 2005
Best short film, Cartoons on the Bay, Italy 2005
Best Animation for Children, Animadrid, 2005
Best Animation, Celtic Film Festival, 2005
Best Animation, Kerry Film Festival, Ireland 2005
Audience Award, Irish Animation Festival, , Ireland 2005

From Darkness

Based on an Inuit folktale, From Darkness tells the story of a lonely fisherman who drifts into haunted waters in search of food and finds much more than he bargained for.

Directed by
Nora Twomey

Produced by
Nora Twomey & Paul Young

Animated Short Film Awards:

Best New Irish Short Animation, Galway Film Fleadh, 2002
Best Short, Boston Irish Film Festival, USA 2003
Best Animation, Kerry film festival, Ireland 2003
Silver Award, KAFI Animation festival, USA 2003