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About Frank Kelly

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About Frank Kelly
Role / Occupation:
Writer / Director
Location:
Louth
Biography:
I'm an independent filmmaker. Studied animation at college. Began writing screenplays during college. Formed partnership with Thomas Kennedy in 2000 and began Pale Stone Productions. Made 'Emily's Song' in 2005, completed 2006, screened at 30 international film festivals, broadcast on RTE and Channel 4, won the Crystal Heart Award, UNICEF award and special Mention at Oberhausen Short Film Fest. Made 'Bill, For Short' in 2008, distributed by Network Ireland Television. Made 'Slán agus Beannacht' in 2009 and began production of '140' the same year. Closed Pale Stone Production in September of 2009. Completed '140' in January of 2010. Has gone on to screen at five festival so far. Had it's world premiere at the Newport Beach Film Fest and it's European Premiere at the IFI in Dublin.

My mst recent short is called 'Raise My Hands' and currently touring festivals world wide.

My first dramatic feature film 'Derelict' is in post-production and due for release later this year.
Credits:
Backstage - Short Film (2011) - Editor (Dir: Victoria Charters)

Raise My Hands - Short Documentary (2010) - Director, Editor.

140 - Experimental Feature Documentary (2010) Creator, Producer, Editor.

Slán agus Beannacht - Dramatic Short (2009) Writer, Director, Producer, Editor.

Bill, For Short - Short Documentary (2008) Writer, Director, Producer, Editor.

Emily's Song - Short Drama (2006) Co-Writer/Director/Producer, Composer.


Some other work not worth mentioning.
Awards:
Bronze Palm Award (Mexico International Film Festival 2011)
Crystal Heart Award (Heartland Film Festival 2006)
UNICEF UK Award (Showcomotion Film Festival 2006)
Special Mention (Oberhausean International Short Film Festival 2007)
Training & Education:
HND Animation Production - Ballyfermot College of Further Ed.
Favourite Films:
1. Back to the Future
2. American Werewolf in London
3. Mean Streets
4. Jaws
5. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
6. Harvey
7. North by Northwest
8. The Shinning
9. Chinatown
10. Princess Mononoke
11. Some Like it Hot
12. Open Range
13. One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest
14. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
15. The Princess Bride
among hundreds, if not thousands, of others...

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