Hotel Darklight Selections

1st October 2009 by Maura McHugh

Hotel Darklight, a Darklight Festival filmmaking endeavour, is pleased to announce the successful applicants for the project:

  • “Derval” written by Paul Markey, directed by Brian O’Toole
  • “Heaven in a Wildflower” written by Sinead Fagan, directed by Dolores Rice
  • “Hotel Training” written by Maura McHugh, directed by Conor McMahon
  • “Lonely Hearts” written and directed by Ciaran Foy
  • “My Regards to the Chef” written by Eilis Mernagh, directed by Kian Petit
  • “Noughts and Crosses” written by Barry McLoughlin, diercted by Alan Brennan
  • “Play Dead” written and directed by James Phelan
  • “Prejudice” written and directed by Paul Walker
  • “St Mary” written by Gerry Creechan & Paul Markey, and directed by Brian O’Toole

Producers Alan Keane and Declan Lynch received 80+ pitch documents for the available slots on the project. The entire slate of films was shot in a week, with the help of a coffee-fuelled production team, and on the strength of good-will and passion for new filmmaking. A fund-raiser to cover extra costs will be happening in the coming week.

The première of the Hotel Darklight anthology film will feature as the closing event of the Darklight Festival, on Saturday, 10th of October, at 9.30pm in the Light House Cinema, Dublin.

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