THROW YOUR HEART OVER FIRST
Short film (9mins)
An actor has a life changing audition on the day of his Dad's funeral.
This short film is a bold, continuous, 8 minute, single shot, short film. It is a reflection on grief and creativity.
Best Performance - Focus Shorts Film Festival, London, 2022.
Best Actor (nomination) - Underground Cinema Awards 2022
Best Actor (nomination) - Dublin International Short Film & Music Festival 2022
Semi-Finalist - Serbest 2022
Honourable mention - Louth International Film Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTION (includes)
- Newport Beach Film Festival 2022
- Indie Cork 2022
- Serbest 2022
- Shockfest film festival 2022
- Waterford film festival
- Louth International film festival
- Dublin International short film and music festival
- 13th Underground Cinema awards
- One Take Film Festival 2022
"...The quality of the visual and writing speak for themselves but they do still need that key performance to really bring everything together, and McAuley provides that without question..."
Film Carnage review 2022
'Overall, Throw Your Heart Over First explores its provocative themes of grief and creativity with the aid of striking direction and an engrossing performance from its lead.'
UK FILM review 2022
Full review - https://www.ukfilmreview.co.uk/post/throw-your-heart-over-first-2021-short-film-review
'Written, directed, and starring Mark McAuley, with minimal supporting cast, ThrowYour Heart Over First is simple, stirring, and skilfully executed.'
FRAME LIGHT film review 2022
NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL 2022
Throw Your Heart Over First screen at Newport Beach Film Festival (@nbff) on 16th October - https://nbff2022.eventive.org/schedule/630fc4cd2d23670086b9d85f
Mark McAuley (Vikings, Into The Badlands, Breaking Up)
Lacy Moore (The Fall, Game of Thrones, Kill Ratio, Age of The Living Dead)
Fiach Kunz (Foundation, Red Election, Vikings)
Shane Robinson (Pulcinella, The Maltese Connection, Vikings)
Barry John Kinsella (The Black Guelph, The Sleep Experiment)
Produced in 2021 by Zoology Films
Director - Mark McAuley
Writer - Mark McAuley
Producer - Aoife Derwin
DP - Eoin McGovern