Celebrate Christmas with Irish short films at Filmbase, December 11th

This festive season Filmbase is offering families the chance to rest their weary feet and catch up on some of the best animation and family friendly short films to come out of Ireland. For FREE! On Thursday December 11th, Filmbase will screen a selection of Irish short films specially selected to be enjoyable for adults and kids alike.The event takes place at 5pm in Filmbase, Curved St, Temple Bar, and will last approximately 40 minutes. The selection is suitable from ages 5 and up. To get a free ticket head over to Eventbrite now to book your place.


The Line-Up:

The Missing Scarf

missing scarf DIR: Eoin Duffy | WRI: Eoin Duffy, Richard Duffy | PRO: Jamie Hogan | MUS: Gavin Little, Tobias Norberg | ANI: Eoin Duffy | CAST: George Takei


Synopsis: Albert the Squirrel makes a startling discovery … an empty space where once his favourite scarf lay. He heads off into the forest only to find everyone else is preoccupied with worries of their own. Ultimately, Albert’s problem is put in perspective by the friends he helped and the problems they faced and overcame together.


snowflake150 WRI/DIR/ANI: Eoin Duffy



A short Christmas tale

Tilly and the Teeth

tilly teeth WRI/DIR: Brian Durnin | PRO: Michael Duffy | DOP: Ivan McCullough | CAST: Jenny Ni Chleirigh, Orla O’Rourke


Synopsis: Tilly and the teeth is a gothic fairy tale in the style of Tim Burton of a young girl who, along with her dog Chopper, plots revenge against her parents and the tooth fairy, all of whom conspire to steal from her.

Billy & Chuck

billy chuck

WRI/DIR: Lee Cronin | PRO: John Keville | DOP: Tom Comerford | CAST: Robert Donnelly, Alison Doody, Mark Tankersley


Synopsis: Billy, a boy with a wild imagination, sets out on an adventure deep into the forest guided only by a distant voice on the other end of his walkie talkie.

The Boy in the Bubble

boyinbubble150 DIR: Kealan O’Rourke | WRI: Kealan O’Rourke, Niall Murphy, Ray Kane | PRO: Brian Willis | CAST: Alan Rickman


Synopsis: Rupert, a ten year old boy, falls hopelessly in love for the first time. When it all goes terribly wrong, he wishes never to experience heartache again. Turning to a book of magic, he invokes a spell to shield him from emotion forever.