WRITER / DIRECTOR / PRODUCER
DEBUTANTE (short, 2021)
A short, contemporary drama set in the world of Irish Jehovah’s Witnesses. Currently in post-production. Details: click here.
WRITER/ DIRECTOR/ PRODUCER/ ACTOR
THE BETRAYAL (short, 2016), co-directed with Natasha Waugh, prod. Driftwood Doll Films.
Mark & Nel’s marriage is on the rocks. While Mark’s insecurity escalates into violence, Nel is questioning her feelings for her best friend, Alice.
The Betrayal, featuring music by Nick Cave & Warren Ellis, Ryan Vail and Conor Walsh, premiered at the prestigious GAZE International LGBT Film Festival in Dublin in 2016. The film was broadcast on RTE, and earned a Best Actress nomination for Kamila Dydyna at the 8th Underground Cinema Awards 2017.
TESTIMONY (short, 2015), dir. Kamila Dydyna, prod. Reckoner Productions & Foxrock Productions (UK)
Based on true events that took place in Poland in 1991, the film tells the story of a 9-year-old girl that is asked to testify in a domestic abuse court hearing. Her mother is the plaintiff, her father – the defendant.
The film was shortlisted for the prestigious Bath Film Festival / IMDb New Filmmaker’s Award (UK), won the Award of Merit at The IndieFEST Film Awards (U.S.) and was selected for multiple festivals globally (Dublin, Belfast Cork, Waterford, Limerick, NYC, Rome, Luxembourg, and more). The official Bath Film Festival Blog called it “superbly acted.”
Testimony was also picked up for a 3-year broadcast license deal with US Channel ShortsHD™. ShortsHD is a world-leading short movie media group, available to 40 million homes, with over 11 million subscribers in 54 countries.