Category: My Films


Directing a film I didn’t write (Part 2)

One of the challenges I faced with this project was visualising Niall’s words. It’s grand when your writing for yourself because it’s already in your head and in some cases writing with a particular location in mind, or at least you have an idea of what you are looking for. For instance, Kitchens. Maybe it’s…
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July 5, 2012 0

Directing a film I didn’t write

Up until now I had directed three short films all of which I had written myself. At the brilliant Fastnet Short Film Festival in Schull last year (2011) myself and Niall Owens were discussing future projects. Niall asked what I was doing next and I told him although I had several ideas and scripts I…
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June 14, 2012 0

Best Performance Award for Brian Fortune

Delighted that Brian Fortune picked up the Best Performance Award for his role in Gemma? at the recent ShortDay Film Fest held at the Sugar Club. Well done Brian and well deserved!

September 12, 2011 0

Gemma? Wins Two Awards at Underground Fest

Gemma? picked two awards at the DareMedia Underground Film Festival for Best Local Film and Sponsors Choice.

July 18, 2011 0

Gemma? Screens at Daremedia Underground Film Festival

Gemma? had a great screening in Directors Cut on Daunt Square in section one of the drama at the Daremedia Underground Film Festival on Monday 11th of July.

July 13, 2011 0

USA Premiere

“Gemma?” will have its American Premiere at the Bodega Bay International Short Film Festival in California on the 28th of May. This will also be a HD screening. Bodega Bay was the location used for Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds”.

April 6, 2011 0

Nomination For “Gemma?”

Gemma? has been nominated in the ‘Best Film Under 10 Minutes’ Category at the Swansea Bay Film Festival. The Festival takes place from the 5th to the 15th of May, with Gemma? screening on Saturday the 14th.

April 6, 2011 0

Five New Festival Dates for Gemma?

Gemma? has been selected for 5 International Film Festivals Swansea Bay Film Festival May 7th to 15th International Film Festival of West Wales August 16th to 21st Heart of England International Film Festival September 7th to 18th International Film Festival of Australasia October 26th to 30th International Film Festival Thailand Dates TBC

February 2, 2011 0

Gemma? on Vimeo

Gemma? from Kevin O'Neill on Vimeo.

December 17, 2010 0

Best Actor Nomination for Brian Fortune

Congrats to Brian Fortune for being nominated for Best Actor for his role in Gemma? in the upcoming Underground Cinema Awards which take place on Saturday 18th of September. Really well deserved. Few upcoming screenings: 4th September: International Film Festival Ireland in Clonmel 16th-17th September: Underground Cinema Film Festival 1st-5th November: International Film Festival South…
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August 11, 2010 0