Frederick Butterfield has always been runner up to his twin brother Herman. When Herman, the older by a mere minute, becomes the world's oldest man, Frederick finally sees an opportunity to be first place.
Odd is terrified of his head, until one day he falls in love with Gunn who is both fearless and happy in life. Odd's life is turned upside down and he is freed from his worries in the most unexpected way.
Lucy Smith Ulseth,
Seconds after her wedding, a bride is stunned to learn her new husband fudged nearly everything about his past, his family, and his accomplishments---but his revelations force her to come clean about a few shocking secrets of her own.
In the latest stunner by the team behind the Academy Award-winning short Curfew, a married couple's bubble of suburban normality is punctured when they find a surprise inside their toddler's teddy bear.
After crash landing on a desolate planet, a lone space explorer must find a way to make her new home habitable. Using innovation, grit and courage, she casts out the darkness in this new ... See full summary »
Topical issues of food ethics are played out in the simple, but compelling tale of two artisan stallholders. Their idyllic market square is invaded by a slick fast-food vendor, set to steal... See full summary »
Everyone who enters a crime scene leaves something behind and takes something away. "Something Left, Something Taken" is an animated dark comedy about a vacationing couple's encounter with a man they believe to be the Zodiac Killer.
The film follows a girl named Sintel who is searching for a baby dragon she calls Scales. A flashback reveals that Sintel found Scales with its wing injured and helped care for it, forming ... See full summary »
A dark comedy about the brutal, violent and at times downright psychotic minds of elementary school soccer moms, written and directed by Amy Barham, and starring Casey Wilson (Happy Endings... See full summary »
Mary Elizabeth Ellis,
Written and directed by IFTA nominee Vincent Gallagher, 'Second to None' is a richly detailed stop-motion animation about the world's second oldest man. Frederick Butterfield has always been runner up to his twin brother Herman. When Herman, the older by a mere minute, becomes the world's oldest man, Frederick finally sees an opportunity to be first place. Frederick will stop at nothing to claim the top spot in the most inventive way possible. The Irish Film Board presents a stunning stop-motion animated film that is painstakingly detailed. Delivered with a sense of energy and black comedy that is equal in measure to the craftsmanship behind the film, Second to None truly lives up to it's name.