A solitary man sets out to conquer an isolated island.
Directed by Rory Byrne and made with the support of the Irish Film Board's Frameworks scheme.



Best 2d film & Best Irish film - Dublin Animation Film Festival - November 2017

James Horgan Award for best animation - Galway Film Fleadh - July 2017






Biennial of Animation Bratislava, Bratislava - Oct 8-12 2018

Odense International Film Festival - Odense, Denmark - August 27-2 September 2018

La Guarimba International Film Festival, Amantea, Italy - August 7-11 2018 

Constantine’s gold coin, Niš, Serbia - July 23-27 2018

Neum Animated Film Festival, Neum, Bosnia and Herzegovina - June 30-6 July 2018 


Zagreb Animafest - World Panorama,  Zagreb, Croatia - June 4-6 2018

Lanterna Mágica - Festival Internacional de Animação, Goiânia, Brazil - May 23-27 2018

Fastnet Film Festival - Schull, Ireland - 23-27 May 2018

Cinalfama - Lisbon International Film Awards, Lisbon, Portugal - May 9 2018

IAFF Golden kuker-Sofia - Sofia, Bulgaria - 7-13 May 2018

BCN Sports FIlm - Barcelona, Spain - 2-6 May 2018

Internationales Trickfilm Festival, Stuttgart, Germany - April 24-29 2018

Glas Animation, Berkeley, California, USA - Mar 22-25 2018

Dingle Animation, Dingle, Ireland - March 23-24 2018

Clermont-Ferrand 40th Short Film festival, Clermont-Ferrand, France - Feb 2-10 2018

Foyle Film Festival, Foyle, Ireland - November 2017

Dublin Animation Film Festival, Dún Laoghaire, Ireland - November 20-21st 2017

Galway Film Fleadh, Galway, Ireland - July 2017



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Directed by Rory Byrne

Produced by Ciarán Deeney

Music by Sean Byrne

Sound Design by David Kamp

Sound Mix by Dean Jones

Backgrounds by Ronan McMeel and Rory Byrne

Animation by

Rory Byrne
Anita Gaughan
Alan Holly

Colouring by

Aoife Balfe
Aisling Conroy

Saxophone by Alan D'Arcy
Piano by Aoife Nathan

Emma Scott: Production execuitive for the Irish Film Board
Pauline McNamara: Executive Producer for RTÉ
Jill McGrgor: Shorts Co-ordinator for the Irish Film Board

Thanks to

Dermot Byrne
Máire Byrne
Kirsteen Cairns
Gareth Lee
Dave Clarke
Aoide Byrne
Daryl Moorhouse
Animation Skillnet
Tinpot Productions