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The Flats

“My aim was not to make a ‘political’ film, you know, but just to see the consequences of trauma… I thought, if we could get to the bottom of that, maybe it could represent the long-term consequences of many other wars as well.” Alessandra Celesia (Irish News Interview) An elderly man struggles to drag a …

The Scorched Earth Trilogy

“short, sharp, sardonic commentaries on the climate crisis… anarchic and funny ” – The Times Composer Brian Irvine received an Ivor Novello nomination for this work under Best Stage Work [2023]. The Scorched Earth Trilogy is a trio of satirical films inspired by environmental disaster and the lack of serious climate action. The short works tackle some …

NI Film Scoring Summer School

1st – 6th July 2024   Ulster University with Dumbworld Presents… The NI FILM SCORING SUMMER SCHOOL is specifically designed for early career musicians and composers looking to develop their music composition and technology skills in writing music for screen (film, games, TV, etc). The week will consist of workshops, seminars, and tutorials that focus …

Shee

We follow couple Shee and Magnus as they deal with the aftermath of an unexpected pregnancy and negotiate the questions and rifts this brings into their relationship. With same-sex adoption currently illegal in their home in Kenya they must decide whether they should go ahead with the pregnancy as this may be their only chance …

A Children’s Guide to Anarchy

Inspired by the 1931 publication ‘La Anarquia Explicada a Los Niños’, an instructional manual for children published during the Spanish Civil War that explained the ideas and practises of anarchy – composer Brian Irvine and director John McIlduff in collaboration with the children of Oakwood Primary School in Glasgow and the Red Note Ensemble have …

A New Topography of Love

Imagine Super Mario Brothers meets Mario Lanza, Mickey Mouse, whales, bats, birds and Jeff Bezos all battling it out for the future of our very own planet earth. A New Topography of Love tells the tale of the earth – ravaged by waste and excess and almost too late to save – but the animals …