DKIT graduate and lecturer films to be screened at Irish festivals


Solaria, a short film made by Darren O’Connor, John Hoey, Rossa O’Dowd and Craig Broughton as part of their 4th year Practice-Based Research project on the BA(Hons) in Video & Film Production last year is to be screened at this year’s Waterford Film Festival from the 4th-6th November. Solaria centres on Alex Russell, a geneticist on-board the Solaria Research station and was shot locally in Dundalk. For more information, see

Meanwhile, Roscommon Death Trip, a short film by lecturer Eamonn Crudden as part of his trilogy Wallets Full of Blood is to be screened at the Darklight Film Festival in Dublin from October 20th-22nd. Roscommon Death Trip is the final film in Eamonn’s trilogy and lasts 22mins. It will be shown as part of the screenings hosted by Solas Film Collective. For more information, see

Also, A Pedigree Performance, a short documentary by lecturer Sarah McCann is to be screened at the Kerry Film Festival which takes place from the 29th October - 5th November in venues across Kerry. The documentary is a light-hearted look at an average show day for a pedigree charolais breeder. For more information, see