Dublin Doc Fest

Dublin Doc Fest

Abyss Films’ latest venture is Dublin Doc Fest, an exciting new short documentary film festival taking place on Thursday the 4th of July from 6-8pm in The Sugar Club, 8 Lower Leeson St, D.2 as part of this year’s 10Days in Dublin (www.10daysindublin.ie).  Dublin Doc Fest will showcase work from both Irish and International documentary filmmakers.  … Continue reading


Abyss Films

New year, new beginnings and in the spirit of new things, Abyss Films is my new Production and AD services company for Film, Tv & Theatre throughout Ireland, Northern Ireland and the UK.  Starting the year with Irish short ‘The Stand Up’, watch this space, and the Facebook, for more projects and updates. http://www.facebook.com/abyssfilms http://www.twitter.com/abyssfilms

Best Documentary 2012 Underground Cinema Awards and Waterford Film Festival 2012

Best Documentary 2012 Underground Cinema Awards and Waterford Film Festival 2012

I am delighted to say that ‘City Skippers’ won Best Documentary in The Underground Cinema Awards 2012. A great night was had by all and a huge congratulations to all the nominees and winners. City Skippers has also been chosen as part of Shorts Programme 3 in The Waterford Film Fesitval 2012. The screening will take place on 11th November at 5:00pm.

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Lighthouse Cinema Shorts Screening

Hurray!  City Skippers will be screening in the Lighthouse Cinema as part of their shorts programme on Monday August 27th at 18:45pm.  Hoop-lah!

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Eat My Shorts Screening

I’m so excited about ‘City Skippers’ being chosen to screen at this year’s Eat My Shorts festival 2012 in the Documentary slot, Sat the 9th of June from 12:45pm – 13:45pm.  Hope to see you there!

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‘Cold Kisses’ screening

I’m delighted to announce that ‘Cold Kisses’ has been selected for a screening at the Underground Cinema Film Festival on Friday the 9th of December at The Kingston Hotel in Dún Laoghaire with a Q & A after (time permitting).  For more information, check out their website here:  http://www.underground-cinema.com/

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‘City Skippers’

    It’s been a year, but it’s been a productive year and I’ve finally gotten around to posting some of the work that took place in said year.  ‘City Skippers’ is a first venture into directing in the form of a five minute documentary about Dumpster Diving in Ireland and abroad.  Check out  vimeo.com/tessmotherway … Continue reading

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From talking about film to making film, ole Tess has returned to her practical roots by undertaking a course in film-making and editing, which couldn’t be more practical and engaging if it tried.   At the same time, I’m trundling ahead with my own art making which is increasingly influenced by my celluloid (and of course … Continue reading


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