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Discovery Award Nominations 2020!

Jan 17, 2020

Delighted that three directors we work with have been nominated for this year's Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 'Discovery Award'! Allyn Quigley, Claire Byrne and Paddy Slattery have all been nominated, while costume designer Gwen Jeffares-Hourie is also up for her work on 'Broken Law'! Huge congrats to all, really well deserved! 👏 

You can read all about the awards here.


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Creep Hunt Begins Shooting!

Jan 15, 2020

Our new horror film 'Creep Hunt' has begun shooting in Kildare! Written and directed by David Lester Mooney and starring John Connors, 'Creep Hunt' follows an online vigilante group as they live stream a sting on a suspected paedophile. But soon things take a sinister turn, and the hunters become the hunted.

Coming soon!

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Broken Law makes 'Irish Films to Look Out For in 2020' List!

Jan 10, 2020

Delighted to have our feature film 'Broken Law' make Film Ireland's list for 'Irish Films to Look Out For in 2020'. Great to be in such good company. News on our World Premiere will be announced very soon!

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Boyz on Top goes live! New episode every Sunday!

Jan 08, 2020

Happy New Year from everyone here at Failsafe! To help shake off those January blues, check out our new comedy web series Boyz on Top! It's a 6 part series we produced for Headstuff, with a new episode premiering every Sunday! Check out the first 4 episodes here.


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MOTH Wins Gold at Kinsale Sharks!

Sep 29, 2019

Delighted to win a GOLD Shark Award at the Shark Awards Kinsale at the weekend for Moth! It won Best Irish Short on the night. Big congrats to writer/director Allyn Quigley!


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Double Blind at Frontieres!

Jul 26, 2019

Our feature horror film 'Double Blind' was presented to over 450 Industry professionals at the Frontieres International Co-Production Market last week in Montréal, where it went down a storm! We had a great time at the market- 60 meetings in 4 days was an INTENSE but invaluable experience! We can't wait to get this bad boy on the screen!

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MOTH to premiere at Galway Film Fleadh!

Jul 10, 2019

Moth will have its World Premiere tomorrow at the Galway Film Fleadh! Screening at 10am tomorrow as part of New Shorts 2: https://www.galwayfilmfleadh.com/project/irish-talent-new-shorts-2-fiction/

Check out the brand new trailer for MOTH here

Double Blind chosen for Frontières Co-Production Market!

Jun 25, 2019

Our feature film 'Double Blind' has been chosen to take part in the Frontières International Co-Production Market in Montreal in July.

Over the course of 4 days, the Frontières International Co-Production Market presents 20 projects in development (10 European and 10 North American) which are presented to a large and diverse group of prominent industry professionals (producers, financiers, sales agents, distributors).

The 20 Official Selection projects participate in an opening pitch session to the 450 industry professionals in attendance, who then meet one-on-one with the projects via a meeting scheduling service.

It's a huge honour to be selected, and an exciting next step for our horror/thriller 'Double Blind'.

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Low Tide Trailer Lands!

Jun 05, 2019

The official trailer for Low Tide is here! Check out the nautical horror goodness below!

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Ian Wins the Discovery Award!

Mar 05, 2019

Huge congratulations to director Ian Hunt Duffy on winning the Discovery Award at the Dublin International Film Festival for his work on Low Tide

"I’m absolutely delighted to win the Discovery Award, it’s a huge honour. Working in film can be tough going at times, so it’s amazing to get recognition for your work. Thanks to the jury and DIFF for this incredible award, to Screen Ireland for funding Low Tide, and to all our amazing cast and crew."

And further congratulations to Low Tide make-up artist Madonna Bambino for her Special Mention at the Discovery Awards! Go team! #VMDIFF19 #IrishTalent #IrishFilm #LowTide

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MOTH- Teaser Trailer Goes Live!

Feb 11, 2019

Kick off those Monday blues by watching the teaser trailer for 'MOTH', our brand new film now in post-production after wrapping principal photography in January. 'MOTH' is set over the course of one night, following a taxi driver who returns to work after the death of his daughter only to come across the young boy who who may be responsible for her death. Written and directed by Allyn Quigley.

Watch MOTH Teaser Trailer

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Wrap Chat Podcast with Ian Hunt Duffy!

Jan 29, 2019

Check out this great new interview with director Ian Hunt Duffy on the 'Wrap Chat' podcast for Film Network Ireland

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Listen Here!