Stowe Story Labs Finalists for Stowe’s 2nd Annual Connemara Writers’ Retreat


Stowe Story Labs has announce the Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland finalists for its Connemara Writers’ Retreat.

The Stowe Story Labs Connemara Writers’ Retreat is a five-day program designed for top emerging screenwriters and filmmakers. It will be held at the Renvyle House Hotel on the scenic Atlantic Coast of Connemara, County Galway, Ireland.


Kim Bartley — Co. Wicklow, Ireland — Lemonade // Drama Feature

Isabelle Blanche — Glasgow, Scotland/Co. Laois, Ireland — The Squad // Sports, Coming-of-Age, Drama Feature

Liam Brennan — Winnipeg, Canada/Belfast, Northern Ireland, Ireland — An Accident of Time and Place // Drama Thriller Feature

Sean Connolly — Greystones, Co. Wicklow, Ireland — Orders For The Captain // Historical-Political Drama Feature

Gemma Creagh — Dublin, Ireland — The Last Trip to Tipp // Comedy Road Feature

Sarah-Kate Fenelon — Dalkey, Dublin, Ireland — Pirate Queen // Animated Feature

Bob Gallagher — Dublin, Ireland — The Song Collector // Music Drama Feature

Joseph Joyce — Blessington, Wicklow, Ireland — Lough // SciFi Thriller Feature

Conor King — Dublin, Leinster, Ireland — Antipode // Thriller, Drama, SciFi Feature

Cara Loftus — Dublin, Ireland — The Ghost of Redmond’s Hall // Horror TV

Shane McCabe — Dublin, Ireland — Book of Evidence // Thriller TV

Eimear Morgan — Newry, Co. Down, Ireland — Billy Ruben & The Shunts // Dark Comedy Feature

Tania Notaro — Dublin, Ireland — Cabaret Cartel // Dark Comedy TV

Niamh O’Connor — Bray, Leinster, Ireland — A Murder of Crows // Drama TV

Kevin O’Farrell — Dublin, Leinster, Ireland — Two Buses // Drama Feature

Aoife O’Kelly — London, England/Limerick, Ireland — Sinking // Dark Comedy Feature

Melanie Phillips & Melissa Nolan — Dublin, Ireland & Kildare, Ireland — Waking Ireland // Dark Comedy TV

Ailbhe Slevin — Galway, Ireland — The Finger of Philomena // Comedy Feature

Sarah Street — New York, USA/Cork, Ireland — The Mustache Ride // Comedy Feature

Ray Sullivan — Dublin, Ireland — MaKE STRaNGE // SciFi, Horror, Drama Feature

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