The Weather Report (Short)

2014 – Two for Joy Films – Dir: Paul Murphy

I was delighted to edit this film as it was directed by my older brother Paul. It is his first drama film and it turned out really well. Paul has been one of the biggest supporters of me and my chosen career. In fact he bought me my first mac enabling me to get a start in editing so I pretty much owe him everything! Doing this short will hopefully be just another step in our ongoing series of collaborations.

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WINNER

Best Director – Limerick Film Festival, 2014
Best Camera – Limerick Film Festival, 2014
Directors Choice Award – Boston Irish Film Festival

NOMINATED
Limerick Film Festival 2014 – Best Director – Best Camera – Best Overall
Fastnet Film Festival, 2014 – Best Camera

SYNOPSIS
The film centres around a mysterious phone call which questions a routine weather report by Lighthouse Keeper Ted Sweeney. This leads his wife Maureen to question more than just the weather report.
The film was shot entirely on location in Blacksod Lighthouse in Belmullet, Co.Mayo.

SELECTED

Belfast Film Festival
Limerick Film Festival
Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival
Galway Film Fleadh
Sky Road Film and TV Festival
San Francisco Irish Film Festival
Clare Island Film Frestival
Kerry Film Festival
Shnit International Short Film Festival (Switzerland)
Offline Film Festival
IndieCork Film Festival
Richard Harris Film Festival
Clones Film Festival
Aesthetica Short Film festival (UK)
Waterford Film Festival
Bath Film Festival (UK)
Capital Irish Film Festival
Chicago Irish Film Festival
Dingle Film Festival
Boston Irish Film Festival
Cluj Shorts – International Short Film Festival (Romania)
Irish Film Festa, Rome
Reel Shorts (Canada)
Fabriano Film Festival (Italy)
Festival Internacional de Cine de Villavicencio (Columbia)
ShorTS – International Short Film Festival, Trieste (Italy)
Baton Rouge Irish Film Festival
Lucania Film Festival (Italy)
Festival International du Film Insulaire (France)
DC Shorts (USA)
Cineseptiembre (Mexico)
SLP CinemaFest (Mexico)
British and Irish Film Festival Luxembourg
Irish Reels Film Festival, Seattle
Festival Internacional del Cortometraje FIC (Argentina)
Qabila Film Festival (Egypt)
Indiana Short Film Festival (USA)
San Rafael en Corto (Spain)
International Izmir Short film Festival (Turkey)
Almería en Corto (Spain)
Salas de Los Infantes Short Film Festival (Spain)
Dieciminuti Film Festival (Italy)
Irish Film Festival Malta
Cine O’Clock Film Festival (France)
Tally Shorts (USA)
Palencia International Film Festival (Spain)
Leiria Film Festival (Portugal)
FilmFest Dresden (Germany)
Norwegian Short Film Festival (Norway)
UNCIPAR International Short Film Festival (Argentina)
Walthamstow International Film Festival (UK)
Corto di Sera Independent Short Film Festival (Italy)
Mestre Film Festival (Italy)

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