Sunday, December 6, 2009

December Volta

Directed by Joasia Goldyn
Produced by Trisha Flood

Seán, a teenage cross dresser, transforms himself into a dazzling contestant of a dance show.

The Spiderman Three
Directed by Seamus Hanly

A homage to one of the worst things that ever happened. Starring Heber Hanly as the Spiderman.

Directed by Séamus Hanly

A vibrant and fast paced video to the track 'Argh!' by Bored With Cereal.

Directed by Séamus Hanly

The trailer to a moving piece of japanese cinema that sadly never was.

(Japanese, No Subtitles)

Tog Mise Leat
Directed by Aaron O'Reilly
Produced by Brian Bourke

Late on Christmas Eve expecting to find Santa Claus in his living room Daithí makes a disturbing discovery and embarks on a remarkable journey to change the future.

Bando á Parte
Directed by Alessandra Cunha
Produced by Fernanda Parente

The film is a re-enactment of the famous Madison scene in Godard's Bande a Parte (1964). It is a new take on the scene which brings together the French New Wave and the Brazilian Bossa Nova. (Portugese, English Subtitles)

Directed by Dan Powell

A man receives a letter from his girlfriend while in the middle of a major break-up. She packs her bags as he reads the letter and he decided to try catch her before she leaves. Will he meet her on time?

Saturday, November 28, 2009

New Poster

Poster for December New Volta by Maeve Clancy

Thursday, October 29, 2009

The Destructor's Manifesto

New Volta is proud as punch to be invited to screen shorts and animations at the Destructor's Manifesto Halloween Festival.
Friday October 30th
The Tivoli Theatre
Doors 7pm - 3.00am
Tickets €10

Click here to see the destructor's facebook page:

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

November Volta

This Months Programme so far...

Before I Die

A very short film about mortality. Made by Ger Duffy, Orla Malone and Emmet Vincent.

PrE tZeL .
Bryan O'Sullivan & Seamus Hanly

From the creators of Lipnicki. Rockstar Doug and Uncle Gordon discover something very strange is at hand. Or do they? And is there?

Scarlett's Bodies
Directed by Charlene Lydon

An artist fantasizes over the various incarnations of his muse, Scarlett.

Drum Edit
Finn Keenan

"Seeing as my drumkit is the biggest pile of arse I decided to spice it up a little with some editing" 
                                                                                        - Finn

Unanimous Gary Breen

A collection of very short shorts by Finn Keenan, David Barry, Liam Allen, Tom Lennon, Pauric Carroll, and Jac Allen. 

Chronicles of Inchicore - Ep. 1
Ger Duffy & Daire Glynn

A Day in the life of Ger and Daire...

Directed by Maria Mulhall

Shot on location in Ricany, a small rural village on the outskirts of Prague, Czech Republic as Maria's Diploma film at Prague Film School.

Circus Porcelina
Directed by Aaron O'Reilly
Bluehair Productions

Young Celina is abused by her father in her own bed. Clutching to her doll for safety she recoils into a fantasy fairytale to stop her pain.

Birthday Cake
Diarmaid Hanly

A short sketch comedy incorporating everything from clowns to Streets of Rage.

OJ Meets Letterman
Diarmaid Hanly                                                                                         
Created as a response to a news article, 'OJ Meets Letterman' was animated through a mixture of Flash and Photoshop. 

Chronicles of Inchicore - Ep. 2
Ger Duffy & Daire Glynn

Daire and Ger take a day off...

Chronicles of Inchicore - Ep. 3
Ger Duffy & Daire Glynn

The morning after the night before...

Saturday, October 3, 2009

New New Volta...

The line up for this weeks show...

White Rabbits
Claire Duggan

A Journey Home....

Music by Vienna Teng

Directed by Seamus Hanly

In a world without hope there is no tomorrow.

Starring James McDonell & Heber Hanly

Fite Klub
Diarmuid, Heber & Seamus Hanly

The movie 'Fight Club' in sixty seconds... but better

Bryan O'Sullivan & Seamus Hanly

A movie about a heist gone wrong.

Music by Milford

On His Return
Finn Keenan

A man, another man, and a blue wall...

Starring Tom Lennon and David Barry

Finn Keenan

The wild, weird, and wonderful world of feet... with a few twists.
Starring Tom Lennon, David Barry and Pauric Carrol's feet.

Directed by Tony Flynn

In the wake of his parents divorce a young boy goes on the last journey of his childhood.

3 Tears for Cecil Martinez
Directed by Anthony McFadden

When Cecil gives a sample of his DNA to a television corporation they use it to make him into a celebrity by killing him on air... Every night.

The Masterpiece
by Maeve Clancy

The Artist finishes his painting. He is convinced that it is a masterpiece, but what does everyone else think?

Harvey and Friends
by Bryan O'Sullivan

Harvey and his friends come across a stranger in this off-beat animated short.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Inaugural Night

Tonight was the first night of New Volta Film Club. Thanks to everyone who came out in support, thanks to all the filmmakers and animators who showed their work and thanks to Lisa and Ger in Bewley's for their help.

Here's a list of what went on:

Film Society and You

Seamus Hanly and Brian Dunster

Some misinformation about the nature of a film society. Presented by James McDonnell.

Out of Sight, Out of Mind
Sophia Kansanniva

When their honey turns black and begins to taste weird two bears go on a mission to find out what the cause is. Along the way they learn a few new things and teach the culprit not to mess with them again.

Balaye Par La Vent

Carol Freeman

Lough Lynn
Carol Freeman

Where Are We Going?
Directed by Luca Rocchini

Funny, eccentric and at times insightful, Where Are We Going? explores the infinite number of answers to a single question.

Audience Winner - Darklight 2008

Dabda - by Diarmaid Hanly

A man finds himself in a strange place and has to come to terms with his situation before he can move forward. Created with a semi-rotoscoped style, digitally emulating a cut-out aesthetic.

Stargatte - Seamus Hanly

A humurous summary of the film Stargate. With improved special effects. Starring James McDonnell and James McDonnell.

Star Trek
- Seamus Hanly

A re-imagining of the new Star Trek film. Heavily featuring a pineapple and some penne pasta.

Directed by Rosie Pender
Produced by Sarah Dunphy

When Margeret O’Sullivan enters a photo booth, little does she know what’s in store for her. Will her photos be picture perfect? Or will they be a complete disaster?

Rosie and the Klup Klups - Directed by E.G. Cooper

Are You Afraid of the Dark? - Directed by Michael Heneghan

Goodnight, Black Pitch - Luca Rocchini

Music Written & Performed
Luca Rocchini
Recorded & Mixed
Niccolo' Giulianelli
Aisling Carragher & Luca Rocchini

The Office Environment
Mark Mullery

When an apathetic office worker finds a plant growing underneath his desk, caring for it in secrecy becomes the only meaningful thing in his life.

Dorn - Directed by Daniel De Butleir

Not Where You Are
Directed by Tony Flynn,
Produced by Jason Cullen

Ben is an eight year old boy who dreams of being a detective.. As his first assignment, he is going to look for his father, who disapeared when Ben was only one year old.