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Welcome to our short film channel. Explore and discover a wide-ranging mix of Irish shorts – comedy, drama, documentary, animation – which showcase the Irish film industry. New shorts are regularly added so keep an eye out for updates. Please note that these films are recommended for viewers over 18 years old. 

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A Day In The Life Of Richard (2007)
A documentary following a day in the life of Richard, a six foot penis, trying to adjust to norma...
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Agricultural Report (2004)
A Short Short Film. A short comedy about the bliss of ignorance.
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Badly Drawn Roy (2004)
Meet Roy, Ireland's only living animated character, born into an ordinary 'live action' family. R...
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Bare (2005)
Roses, cherries, fishes, goats. Shimmering ponds and swan-like throats, verdant forests and golde...
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Before Sunrise (2005)
In a place perhaps you've seen in your dreams, among the skewed and twisted houses of a quaint vi...
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Blind Man's Eye (2007)
Blind Man's Eye follows the story of an old man drifting into a revery. A crow is born from his ...
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Blinky ™ (2011)
Meet Blinky. All he wants is a friend. The only problem is, he's not very good at making friends.
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Boiled Eggs 'n Beer (2002)
A couch potato character sets himself an equally lazy task of demolishing a large pile of eggs an...
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Building A House (2006)
A wandering dreamer attempts to cocoon himself from the harsh realities of life. He is, however, ...
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Carte de Visite (2006)
Upon receiving a memento, an old circus personality remembers better times.
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Celtic Maidens (2003)
Celtic Maidens celebrates the performances of those who have taken part in international beauty c...
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Changes (2005)
Two caterpillars wildly in love embark on a journey of change, but will they feel the same way wh...
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Charred and Feathered (2007)
When the man who always finishes last finds his luck is turning around his rival from across the ...
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Colour Contamination (2008)
A clean cut business man who is averse to all things colourful enters a waiting room filled with ...
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Couch Potato (2004)
What you could be doing ... if only you'd bother.
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Dead Murphy (2006)
Dead Murphy An ironic tale of when Dead Murphy, so called because he's dead, meets the Man from S...
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Deadly (Trailer) (2014)
Deadly tells the story of Boney, a working stiff who doesn’t care about his dead-end job. That i...
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Demon (2005)
In a tiny cell, somewhere in the Prison District of Heaven, there is a new inmate. A Demon, she w...
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Dick Terrapin (2005)
Set in the mid-eighties, 'Dick Terrapin' is a short black comedy, a coming-of-age story about a p...
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Donkey (2009)
Donkey is sick of his minimum wage job at the beach. Best Animation Award Darklight Film Fe...
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Dreamzzz (2005)
A short film illustrating the wash cycle of your head - laundry while you sleep.
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Dublin 1 (2004)
As the face of Dublin is changing, this film embodies a moment in time. The history and its futur...
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Fear of Flying Trailer (2013)
Trailer for Conor Finnegan's new short film about a bird with a fear of flying who tries to avoid...
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Fifty Percent Grey (2001)
Sgt. Cray wakes up alone, with only his gun, a wide-screen tv, and a lot of spare time, his optio...
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Flyboy (2007)
Flyboy is a quirky, magical tale following the creation of a wooden aviator and his plane. After ...
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Give Up Yer Aul Sins (2000)
More than 30 years ago, young Dublin children were recorded on a battered tape recorder as they g...
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Granny O'Grimms Sleeping Beauty (2009)
Oscar Nominated - Best Short Animation Granny O'Grimm, a seemingly sweet old lady, loses th...
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Guns, Bees and Tadpoles (2009)
Set in seventies Northern Ireland, a summer's day takes a turn to the extraordinary for a normal ...
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Headspace (2011)
A boy distances himself from reality in an effort to cope with a cycle of abuse.
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It's Some Kind of Voodoo (2005)
A dark and gothic fairy tale of one man's obsession gone too far... told with string puppets.
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Lotus (2003)
A computer animation expressing the universal symbol of spiritual awakening found in almost every...
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Night Out (2002)
This short of powerful imagery takes us through traits of human behaviour that everybody will rec...
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No Strings Attached (2005)
A father's attempts to feed his daughter, by dressing up as her favourite TV character, traps him...
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Not There Yet (2005)
The title is taken from Irish Rail’s inspired advertising campaign. This is a journey into Irish ...
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Nun Fight Club (2004)
Nuns have underground clubs too!
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Origin (2013)
A young man is on the brink of emigration in James Stacey's animated short ORIGIN. But as he race...
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Paperman (2010)
A lone man's quest to find his true love in a busy paper metropolis. Will he find the Papergirl ...
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Paradise Phucked (2002)
Angels in heaven revolt against a tyrannical God, demanding that they be allowed back to earth to...
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Penguin Space Programme (2005)
Archive footage from the 1960s documenting the early attempts by penguins at vertical penguin pro...
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Pilgrim (2006)
A stranger in an unknown land braves many dangers as he strives to fulfill his function.
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Pullin' The Devil (2001)
A black goat talks to three old Irish folk-punks as they're walking home one night, and they frea...
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Rausages (2005)
If you've ever been a hungry, wiry, wee dog like Reg you'll know that sitting through mealtimes c...
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Revelations (2007)
A simply drawn tale of opening up and shutting down. A poignant reminder of youth.
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Sandpiper (2008)
A poignant story of a young boy who saves a sandpiper with a broken wing from vicious seagulls. T...
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Scarecrow (2005)
Scarecrow is lonely, stationed in the middle of a field, guarding its content year in and year ou...
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Sex, Booze and a Sheep Named John: Crimescene (2002)
When a strange woollen man comes to the aid of a hapless bank-robber the ensuing crime spree prom...
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Signs (2010)
There is magic in what we see every day, sometimes you just have to look hard enough.
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Somewhere Down the Line (Trailer) (2014)
A man's life, loves and losses are shown through the exchanges he has with the passengers in his ...
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Sparky The Space Dog (2005)
Sparky attempts to make friends with a little earth dog, but the little dog has other ideas and c...
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Stars (2005)
Sophie is unwell and has to face her last days through hallucinations brought on by her treatment.
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T'Was A Terrible Hard Work (2009)
Tipperary miners from the Slieveardagh coal fields describe their life and work underground. They...
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The Boy With The Ever Open Jaw (2005)
The Boy with the Ever Open Jaw lives a happy and uneventful life. Then he meets The Most Beautifu...
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The Duel (Trailer) (2014)
Two wizards duel in the efforts to get a book
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The Marvellous Red Jumper (2005)
Bravery and fashion have been linked inextricably throughout history - a golden fleece, a technic...
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The Meaning of Eggistence (2013)
A man is attacked by a swan and subsequently gives birth to an egg. He grows to love the egg and...
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The Monk and The Fly (2010)
A contented Monk relaxes under a shady Banyan tree on a peaceful summer's day. What could possibl...
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The Parish Letter (2006)
This is a simple tale full of charm, dear little old ladies, shivering organists, disgruntled bel...
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The Polish Language (2009)
'The Polish Language' is a film-poem about the subversive power of Art and the renewal of Poetry ...
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The Red Ball (2007)
A story about a purple boy, a green ball, a red ball, a green girl, a red girl, a red girl and a ...
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The Rooster, The Crocodile and The Night Sky (2008)
A tale of passion, loss, surreal comedy and explosive violence. Animated in a cut-out style combi...
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The Sphinx (2006)
A statuette of a sphinx has an unexpected hold over a man who falls under its spell. He witnesses...
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Toilet Humour (2002)
Bill Shanks, an edgy political comedian fights to enlighten his potty-mouthed audience, to the di...
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Trolley Boy (2009)
Trolley Boy tries to keep himself motivated in his isolated and unfulfilling job. Could there be ...
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