Sinéad O’Loughlin’s short film Lamb was awarded Best International Short Film at the 2023 Bengaluru International Short Film Festival. The film is now on the long list for the 2024 Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film. Lamb premiered in Tribeca and continues to tour on the festival circuit nationally and internationally.
An ordinary day takes a sinister turn for a woman and her child when a stranger walks into their isolated rural home.
Lamb is supported by Screen Ireland as part of its Focus Shorts scheme for emerging filmmakers with bold and original voices. Written and directed by Sinead O’Loughlin, the film stars Aoife Duffin & Éanna Hardwicke. The film is produced by Lara Hickey for Copper Alley Productions. Lamb will have its world premiere at Tribeca in 2022.
Lamb has won several awards including First Prize for Best Screenplay at the Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival and Best Irish Short at the Dublin International Film Festival. It was nominated for an Irish Film and TV Academy Award earlier this year. Lamb is a Screen Ireland funded short film as part of their Focus Shorts scheme and is produced by Lara Hickey (Copper Alley Productions). Sinéad wrote and directed the film and it stars Éanna Hardwicke and Aoife Duffin.