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October 14 2014

Terry McMahon’s film ‘Patrick’s Day’ took home two jury awards at the Hell’s Half Mile Film and Music Festival in Michigan.

Nabbing prizes for Best Actor (Moe Dunford), and Best Screenplay (McMahon), these are just the latest in a slew of accolades being flung at the upcoming film ahead of its release.

Since it’s première at the prestigious SXSW Film Festival in Austin Texas back in March, the film has gone on win the ‘Best Irish Feature Film’ at this years Galway Film Fleadh, aswell as pocketing the coveted Screen Directors Guild ‘Finders Series’ Award at the end of the Summer.

Written and Directed by McMahon, the film explores the intimate relationship between a mentally ill young man and an older, suicidal air-hostess. When his obsessive mother enlists a dysfunctional cop to break them up, things get complicated…

Starring ‘Silver Bear Winner, Kerry Fox (Shallow Grave) and Screen Actors Guild nominee, Philip Jackson (Little Voice), the film underwent full Picture and Sound post here at Screen Scene where it was edited by Emer Reynolds (Broken Tail, I Went Down, Shameless).

Produced by Tim Palmer, (Into the West), and Rachel Lysaght, (The Pipe) with support from The Irish Film Board, RTE and finance from England and Northern Ireland, World Cinematography Award winner, Michael Lavelle served as the films DOP.

Title: Patrick’s Day
Production Company: Ignition Films, Underground Films, IFB
Writer/Director: Terry McMahon
Producer: Rachel Lysaght and Tim Palmer
Director of Photography: Michael Lavelle
Editor: Emer Reynolds
Di/Finishing: Warren Dowling
Sound Mixed in Centre Stage 2, Screen Scene
Sound Re-recording Mixer: Ken Galvin
Supervising Sound Editor: Nikki Moss