Access Shorts table reading
Date Posted: January 19, 2016
Northern Ireland Screen will be hosting a table reading of the short films which were selected through the Access Shorts programme. The table reading will take place on Saturday the 23rd January between 9:30am-4pm at The Mac Belfast.
Access Shorts is an initiative to find film-makers exclusively from groups that are under-represented in the film and television sector
All the short films have been written by Northern Ireland resident writers. The short films being read are:
Writer: Tara Hegarty
There is a legend among fishermen that to have a woman on a boat is bad luck. A young eel fisherman named Fergus is about to discover first- hand how this legend came about.
Writer: Sarah Docherty
Lydia’s quiet lunch turns into a social affirm when Catherine erupts at two women kissing.
Writer: Murat Akser
A gift can be a blessing…or a CURSE!
Writer: Lynne Davison
Widow Julia pushes herself to climb Hen mountain for the first and only time.
Writers: Youcef Boubetnikh & Marty McCann
Yoyo is the story of a little boy’s journey of self-discovery and the realisation of what’s important.
The running order for the day is:
09:30 – 10:30 Muirgheilt
10:45 – 11:45 Heavy Petting
12:00 – 13:00 The Gift
13:45 – 14:45 The Climb
15:00 – 16:00 Yoyo
Those interested in attending should email Christine Morrow by Thursday 21st January.