Babygirl

Written and directed by Macdara Vallely and shot on location in and around New York, ‘Babygirl’ completed post production here in Screen Scene and at Ardmore Sound in 2012.

Edited by Nathan Nugent with Warren Dowling Finishing and Angela Cerasi grading, Michelle Fingleton Supervised the Sound Edit, while Ken Galvin handled the sound re-recording mix. Eoghan McDonnell provided the Foley, which was edited by Michelle McCormack and then mixed by Jean McGrath.

This heartfelt drama tracks the emotional highs and crushing lows in those pivotal moments between childhood and adulthood, following Lena, a Bronx teenager fed up with watching her Mother squander her life on a series of deadbeat men. When her mom’s latest boy toy Victor starts hitting on her, Lena sets up a trap to expose him… but the plan backfires.

The film premiered as part of the 2012 Tribeca Online film Festival, and was Awarded the Best Irish Feature by the Dublin Film Critics Circle at the Jameson International Film Festival 2013.