AbleVision Ireland short Film Festival Winners 2018

Congratulation to all the winners at this years festival and a huge thank you to all the groups and individuals  for their submissions, we really appreciate all the time and effort that went into producing your work. A special big thank you to all the AbleVision crew. We would also like to thank our sponsors of this year’s event: The Lions Club, District 133, the Rotary Club, LMETB Louth and Meath Education and Training board, Louth County Council, Droichead arts Centre and The Barbican Centre.

Overall Winner: A Different kind of Day

Orla Casey receives Best Drama and Overall Winner for A Different Kind Of Day by Mermaid Production

Winner Shimmering Light Award: Radio Head Trauma, ABACAS Youth Group Ireland.

ABACUS Youth Group, Winner of the Shimmering Light Award at this years Ablevision Short film Festival

Winner Best Documentary : The Tempest, Encore Productions, Rehab Dundalk, Ireland

Winner Best Documentary : The Tempest, Encore Productions, Rehab Dundalk, Ireland

Winner Best Foreign Entry:  A Bridge Between Us, Shropshire Inclusive Dance, United Kingdom.

Winner Best Drama:  A Different Kind of Day , Mermaid Productions, Ireland.

Ablevision Crew with Minister Finian Mc Grath

A big thank you again to everyone who entered, see you next time we hope.

Arty Party, Graham Busby/ Ray Jacobs  Country: United Kingdom

Arty Party, Erika Juniper/ Ray Jacobs  Country:  United Kingdom

Shropshire inclusive Dance  Country: United Kingdom

Mermaid Productions   Country: Ireland

Robert Palmer    Country: Ireland

North Kent Independent Advocacy Scheme  Country: United Kingdom

Cope foundation   Country: Ireland

Address: Clogheen, Clonakilty, Co Cork.

Stephen Lyons     Country: Ireland

ABACAS Youth Group    Country: Ireland

The Daniel Wakeford Experience  Country: United Kingdom

Green Shoots Theatre Group   Country: Ireland

The Digital Media Studio Tuesday Group Country: United Kingdom

Ablevision Ireland is a media production and training company for people with  Intellectual Disabilities.Our production crews are empowered to speak up for themselves, and to challenge expectations about what they can achieve by making their work more visible and valued by the wider community.Through training and encouragement our crews learn that they can and will be role  models for others with intellectual challenges.At Ablevision Ireland, we believe in the talent and power of our production crews to  produce inspirational work that informs and enriches society as a whole

For further information please contact ortconaghy@droichead.comDroichead Arts Centre, Stockwell Street Drogheda, Co Louth 041 9833946.