#IrishAbroad: Director Brian Deane to make history at famous Sitges Film Festival
The Sitges Film Festival (Festival Internacional de Cinema Fant√†stic de Catalunya) has announced that Irish director Brian Deane will make history at this year‚Äôs festival, as the first director to have a short film in each of their premier short film competitions in the same year.
Foxglove is set in¬†the wilds of Connemara, where an engineer and his daughter are targeted by an ancient and angry force from within the earth itself. The film stars¬†John Delaney, Bob Kelly, and Doireann N√≠ Fhoighil.
Speaking on the news Deane said:
Obviously I‚Äôm absolutely delighted and pretty honoured to be making a bit of history at the same time.
Blight sees a young priest sent to a remote island off the Irish coast to help protect an estranged fishing community from dark supernatural forces but nothing is as it seems. The film stars¬†George Blagden, Donncha Crowley, and Alicia Gerrard.
Deane‚Äôs debut short film, the multi-award-winning Volkswagen Joe, will have its long-awaited TV premiere on RT√â Shortscreen on September 29th at 11.35pm.