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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.


AWARDS

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

REVIEWS

'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

- https://www.framelight.org/single-post/throw-your-heart-over-first

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

CAST

  • 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

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt15014428/

 
 
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