FIVE LETTERS TO THE STRANGER WHO WILL DISSECT MY BRAIN screens at the 20th Kerry International Film Festival on Sat. 19th October at 10.30am at Killarney Cinema.

Oonagh travels to the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig to write a new draft of SNOW ON BEARA. Huge thanks to Cork County Council for their support.

OCT 2019


SEPT 2019

Oonagh travels to Torino to take part in the TFL Extended Story Editing TV Lab with our TV series NOTIONS.

Barbara travels to TIFF and Halifax in Canada to take part in the second half of TransAtlantic Partners (TAP).

FIVE LETTERS TO THE STRANGER WHO WILL DISSECT MY BRAIN screens at the 10th Underwire Film Festival in London on Sat. 21st Sept at 4pm in the Barbican Centre. We are nominated for Best Editing (Cara Holmes), Best Cinematography (Eleanor Bowman) and Best Direction (Oonagh Kearney). Alongside producer Roisín Geraghty, we will all be in attendance and would love to see you there.


June 2019

Winner of Best Short Screenplay, Irish Writers Guild Awards, 2019

Oonagh picks up the Zebbie Award for FIVE LETTERS TO THE STRANGER WHO WILL DISSECT MY BRAIN.

IFTN article


March 2019

Winner of Best Irish Short Film, Dublin International Film Festival, 2019

FIVE LETTERS TO THE STRANGER WHO WILL DISSECT MY BRAIN wins Best Irish Short! Congratulations to the entire team.

Film Ireland Review of Shorts #4 at DIFF


MARCH 2019

Winner of Discovery Award, Dublin International Film Festival, 2019

Oonagh wins a Discovery Award for her brilliant work on FIVE LETTERS TO THE STRANGER WHO WILL DISSECT MY BRAIN.

The Jury have this to say:

“Oonagh has consistently shown great originality and creativity of approach in her previous work and we believe that her stunningly beautiful and accomplished film FIVE LETTERS TO THE STRANGER WHO WILL DISSECT MY BRAIN clearly demonstrates that Oonagh is fast becoming one of the most interesting and distinctive voices in Irish film. We are very excited to see what Oonagh will do next.”

Film Ireland article


Winner of Best Director Irish Short, Cork International Film Festival, 2018

An exciting start for our film after its international premier at CIFF with Oonagh scooping the award for Best Director of an Irish Short. Huzzah!

Scannain article

NOVEMBER 2018