ugg nightengale slippers ‘Twice Shy’ Director Tom Ryan wins Best Young Director at Irish Film Festival Australia
The project which is produced by Fionn Greger (The Crypt) follows the story of young Irish couple as they embark on a road trip from Ireland to the UK as a result of an unplanned pregnancy.
2017 marks the third year of the festival, which features an array of screenings in both Sydney and Melbourne, running until April 8th. Other Irish titles include Date for Mad Mary (Darren Thornton), Young Offenders (Peter Foott), Sands: 66 Days (Brendan J. Byrne) and Atlantic (Risteard O Shy follows Ryan debut feature which followed his experience as a camera intern on independent films such as Todd Solondz Horse and Steve McQueen It premiered to a sold out audience at last year Galway Film Fleadh and recently screened at the Dingle International Film Festival
such a thrill to win an award like this. There was some fantastic competition at the festival so it a huge privilege to be this year recipient and it great to see that the film, with such an important message, is making an impact on audiences worldwide. Greger, Producer: