Judges Award 2014


Alone at home..... 

Audience Award 2014

The Drive

An unhappy mother struggles to connect with her infant daughter.


Jackie Jarvis

Jackie is a freelance video editor who works in broadcast, corporate and films. She is also employed as a photographer and videographer on occasion. Jackie is developing some more of her own documentaries at present, as well as being in production on two. She holds a BA in Media Arts from DIT and an MPhil. in Film Theory and History from Trinity College, Dublin.

Brendan ÓCaoláin

Brendan is a lecturer in Film Studies at the Faculty of Journalism and Visual Media in Griffith College Dublin. He has produced documentary and educational programming screened on RTE and at the Galway Film Fleadh. His interests include minorities and visual depictions; as well as German Expressionist and Irish film. 

Patrick McDermott

Patrick works on documentary, short films, independent features, television and is now in the process of writing & directing his first feature, The Kink, due for preproduction in 2017. He directed last year’s winner of “Best Short Documentary” at Clones Film Festival, A Beautiful Death, and was accepted into the short film corner at Cannes Film Festival (2016). The same film was officially selected for Cork, Dublin, and Fingal Film Festivals for autumn 2016..