Engine Shorts

ENGINE Shorts aims to inspire and support up-and-coming writers, directors and producers to create inspiring, engaging world-class short films that resonate with a wide international audience. Run by Innovate Limerick / Film in Limerick the ENGINE Short Film Scheme is a partnership between Arts Offices in Clare, Limerick and Tipperary.

Clare Arts Office is participating with the support of Creative Ireland.

From hard-hitting dramas to surreal pandemic-themed black comedies, the shortlist reflects the diverse voices and broad visions of the emerging talent the Mid-West has to offer.

15 projects wew shortlisted after 131 applications were received from across the Mid-West region including five from Clare.

Each team are now through to a supported development process with training and support from Film in Limerick. Following the development stage, the 15 shortlisted teams will pitch to an industry panel and up to 6 projects will receive funding of €12,500 each to make a short film.

Flowers of Regret
Writer: Peadar Clancy
Director: James Skerritt

Writer / Director: Stephen Hall

The Longshot
Writer / Producer: Ruaidhri Carmody
Director: Damien Varley

Try and Touch
Writer / Director: Nell Hensey

The First Man Cave
Writer: Teresa Carmody-O’Shea

The Miracle of Colonel Sanders’ Tears
Writer / Director: Treasa O’Brien
Producer: Stephen Barrett