Kerry Wins

12th November 2009 by Maura McHugh

The winners of the Kerry Film Festival short film awards were announced recently, and once again the concept of writing seems to have slipped the mind of the festival.

I’ve included the writing credit as best as I can ascertain:

The Best Animated Short Film
‘Elephants’
Written and directed by Sally Pearce

The Best International Short
‘Mother, Mine’
Written and directed by Susan Everett.

The best Documentary short from KFF 2009
‘A Film From My Parish – 6 Farms’
Written and directed by Tony Donoghue

Best Irish Narrative Short Film
‘The Wednesdays’
Written by Conor Ferguson and Luke Clancy; directed by Conor Ferguson

Best Short
‘The Man Inside’
Written and directed by Rory Bresnihan, based on a short story by Fernando Sorrentino

Audience Award
‘The Valley of Knockanure’
Written and directed by Gerard Barrett

Children’s Audience Award
‘Our Wonderful Nature’
Written and directed by Tomer Eshed

The Maureen O’Hara Award, which acknowledges women that have demonstrated outstanding leadership in their respective fields in film, was presented to Rebecca Miller at the ceremony.

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