Offaly Director Kept Cost Down On Nominated Flick

Written 2 weeks ago by Ben Finnegan


A film directed by an Offaly man – that cost just €6,000 to produce – has been nominated for Best Thriller at the National Film Awards in the UK.

Sean Breathnach’s Beyond the Woods, featuring stars from both Game of Thrones and Casualty, has the chance of being honoured at the ceremony which takes place in late March.

The Tullamore man says he pulled in favours from friends in the industry to help keep the budget low.

Some of the other nominees in the category cost millions of euro.

He says he almost didn’t get the message;

(Image: Twitter/Sean_Breathnach)