town
Digital animation, 07'12, 2012

Director & Writer: Orla Murphy
Animation & Art Birection: Orla Mc Hardy

During the economic boom of the 1990s, countless construction projects were realised in Ireland and small towns spread into their hinterland. After the 2008 crisis, all construction work stopped overnight. Left are about 300,000 unfinished buildings and shocked communities. town is an architect’s perspective on the origins, structure and possible future of a small town in Ireland.

For more information:
www.townresearch.blogspot.ie/

Screenings:

2014 Bamberg Short Film Festival, Germany (screened as part of the best of DOK Leipzig series)
2014 Monstra FIlm Festival, Hungary (screened as part of the best of DOK Leipzig series)
2013 DOK Leipzig, Germany
2013 Blackrock Animation Festival, Ireland
2013 Galway Film Fleadh, Ireland
2013 Chicago Irish Film Festival, USA
2012 Kerry Film Festival, Ireland
2012 Cork Film Festival, Ireland
2012 Westport Arts Festival, Ireland

Awards:

2013 Galway Film Fleadh - Special Mention in the Short Documentary Category
2013 Chicago Irish Film Festival 2013 - Honorable Mention Festival Award
2013 Blackrock Short Film Festival - Community Recognition Award
2014 Bamberg Short Film Festival - screened as part of the best of DOK Leipzig series
2014 Monstra FIlm Festival - screened as part of the best of DOK Leipzig series