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About CJ Scuffins

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About CJ Scuffins
Role / Occupation:
Writer / Director
Location:
Dublin City
Biography:
CJ Scuffins is a multiple award-winning writer and director. CJ’s latest live-action short films Prodigal Son and The Blow-Ins have achieved award recognition in Ireland, UK, Germany and USA, with Prodigal Son acquired for worldwide distribution by Indieflix, USA. His short animation film Referee won a UK script award in 2013 and he has received numerous commendations for his play-writing and short stories. He is a former Daily Mirror journalist and Irish Film Archive festival co-ordinator.

Visit: www.storyfactoryireland.com
Credits:
REFEREE (2013), THE BLOW-INS (2013), SHOOTING THE DIRECTOR (2012), PRODIGAL SON (2011), YOU WERE MY FAVOURITE GHOST (2010).
Awards:
PRODIGAL SON
Best Short Film, 5th YFIFF Film Festival Belfast 2013, Winner
Best Cinematography, 5th YFIFF Film Festival Belfast 2013, Nominated
Deadline Award for Outstanding Horror, Mystery, Fantasy or Thriller Short Film at the 14th Landshuter KurzFilmFestival, Munich 2013, Nominated.
Best 18s+ Film at St Albans Film Festival, England 2013, Winner.
Best Horror/Sci-Fi Film at Dare Media Short Film Int'l Festival, Cork, Ireland 2012 (Winner).
Best Actor in Short Film (Ryan Andrews) at Buffalo Screams International Horror Short Film Festival, New York, USA 2012 (Winner).
Best International Horror Short and Best Screenplay (CJ Scuffins) at Buffalo Screams Horror Festival, New York 2012, Nominated.
Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay at Colchester International Short Film Festival, England 2012, Nominated.

Media articles incl. Film Ireland & in-depth review on Boston's All Things Horror: http://bit.ly/YOGoul

THE BLOW-INS
Best Family Short - Illinois International FIlm Festival 2014, Winner
Official Selection for Cannes in a Van’s 2014 tour to Cannes, Venice, Berlin, and more festivals
Best International Comedy Short Buffalo Screams, NY 2013- Nom
Best Short Film at Van d'Or Awards London 2013- Nom
Best Comedy Film at Charlie Chaplin Film Festival 2013 - Nom
Best Soundtack ISFMF awards in Zagreb 2013 - Nom

Media Articles, incl Film Ireland & Chicago Tribune: http://bit.ly/MzcG72

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