Four Screen Scene Posted films to Screen at Newport Film Festival April 24, 2017


Taking place from April 20th–27th, this year’s Newport Beach Film Festival will feature over three hundred and fifty films in its lineup, with Screen Scene posted gems ‘Tomato Red’ (Juanita Wilson), ‘A Date for Mad Mary’ (Darren Thornton),  ‘Strange Occurrences in a Small Irish village’ (Aoife Kelleher) and ‘The Secret Scripture’ (Jim Sheridan) set to screen as part of the Irish Spotlight program.



Written and directed by Juanita Wilson and adapted from the novel by Winters Bone author Daniel Woodrell, full post-production on the Tomato Red took place here at Screen Scene, with Room editor Nathan Nugent cutting the film and SSVFX providing all of the films Visual Effects.

Full sound post production was carried out here at Screen Scene and at Ardmore Sound.

Editor: Nathan Nugent

Supervising sound editor / sound designer: Niall Brady

Sound designer / sound effects editor: Steve Fanagan

Re-recording mixers: Garret Farrell and Ken Galvin

Foley mixer: Jean McGrath

Visual effects supervisors: Ed Bruce Nicholas Murphy

Visual effects producer: Kenneth Coyne



Starring Rooney Mara (Carol), Vanessa Redgrave (Mission Impossible), Jack Reynor (Transformers: Age of Extinction) and Aidan Turner (The Hobbit), ‘The Secret Scripture’ follows the discovery of a hidden memoir belonging to an elderly woman confined to a mental hospital. A memoir which reveals the history of her passionate yet tortured life, and of the religious and political upheavals in Ireland during the 1920s and ’30s…

Directed by Sheridan, The Secret Scripture had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival last year. Produced by Ferndale Films, the adaptation of Sebastian Barry’s award-winning 2008 novel was filmed on location in Dublin and Kilkenny.

Screen Scene and Ardmore Sound provided the Foley and Final mix for the film.

Re-recording mixer: Ken Galvin

Foley artist: Eoghan McDonnell

Foley mixer: Jean McGrath



Directed by Darren Thornton (who co-wrote with brother Colin) and produced by Ed Guiney and Juliette Bonass, A Date for Mad Mary follows Mary McArdle’s quest to find a date to a friend’s wedding, following a stint in prison. Determined to prove her right to a plus one for the big day, Mary’s attempts at securing a date lead her into trouble and emotional challenges.

Editors: Tony Cranstoun and Junagus Dinsmore

Supervising Sound Editor: Niall Brady

Sound Effects Editor: Michelle Fingleton

Foley Artist: Eoghan McDonnell,

Foley Mixer: Jean McGrath

Foley Editor: Michelle McCormack

Re-Recording Mixer: Ken Galvin



Directed by Aoife Kelleher and produced by Rachel Lysaght & Lindsay Campbell for Underground films, feature documentary ‘Strange Occurrences in a Small Irish village’ will also screen at the festival.

Edited by Adelina Bichis here at Screen Scene, where Warren Dowling onlined and Donal O’Kane graded; Niall Brady was the Sound Editor on the film and Ken Galvin provided the Sound Mix. Aishling Vesey Supervised Post production.


For more details on The Newport Beach Film Festival, check out the official website HERE