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JAM

COMEDY 

2021 • 9:20 MINUTES • HD

A fledgling journalist with a faulty car stereo has to sacrifice her job interview to take her Grandad to hospital. This results in the most awkward journey of her life.

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CAST:

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DIRECTOR:

Brendan Canty (He/Him)

Brendan has forged his way as one the music exciting and prolific Irish directors to watch. His early career enjoyed large success with his video for Hozier’s ‘Take Me to Church’ (which has since surpassed 300m+ views on Youtube along with two MTV VMA nominations), since then Brendan has gone on to direct consistently elegant and visually stunning music videos for top international artists. In 2017 Brendan directed ‘For You’ (starring Barry Keoghan) which went on to win a Kinsale Shark and was nominated for an IFTA. In 2019, Brendan directed a second short film – ‘Christy’ – funded through Screen Ireland, the film premieres internationally in the winter.

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PRODUCER:

Rebecca Bourke (She/Her)

Rebecca Bourke is the founder of Assembly, an award-winning Irish production company. In 2016 she was named Producer of the Year at the YDA at Cannes. In 2017 she produced “Wave,” a short film featuring Jarvis Cocker. “Wave” premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and screened at over 75 film festivals worldwide, winning awards at 25 of them including Best Live Action Short Film at The Irish Film and Television Awards in 2018. In 2019 The New Yorker released “Wave” in the US as part of their curated Screening Room Series. Most recently Rebecca produced Swan Song, an Apple Original Film, written and directed by Academy Award Winner Benjamin Cleary. Starring Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Glenn Close and Awkwafina.

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