August 27 2014

Terry McMahon’s critically acclaimed film, Patrick’s Day has won the coveted Screen Directors Guild ‘Finders Series’ Award.

Coming with the honourable distinction of being presented to only one Irish film a year, the award will see the Director’s Guild of America host a screening of Patrick’s Day for an audience of industry insiders at the legendary Directors’ Guild of America (DGA) Theatre on Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles on October 10th.

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).

Premièring at the prestigious SXSW Film Festival in Austin Texas back in March, the film won the ‘Best Irish Feature Film’ at this years Galway Film Fleadh, and is set for cinema release later this year.

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
Post Production Co-Ordinator: Elish Sheridan