Our multi-award winning short, Scope is now available to view on YouTube!


When a young man drops out of college to care for his shut-in mother he too finds himself increasingly insulated from the outside world, something which conflicts with his growing forays into amateur astronomy.


Written, Directed & Edited by Richard Keaney

Cinematographer/ Producer – David Christopher Lynch

Adrian – Fiach Kunz

Vanessa- Andrea Kelly

Delivery Man- Robbie Dunne

Paramedic- Shane O’Neill

Paramedic #2- Gillian Nolan

1 A.D – Anna Bates

Location Sound- Tom Stafford

Gaffer- Conor Fleming

Assistant Camera- Ebhan Loughlin

Production Manager- Natasha Waugh

Production Assistant- Gillian Nolan

Post-Sound Mix- Robin Sherry Wood

Colour Grade- David Christopher Lynch

A Hopehapp Production in association with Fight Back Films.


-Chicago Irish Film Festival, Chicago, USA ,2018. [World Premiere]

-Fastnet Film Festival, Cork, Ireland , 2018

-Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival, Glasgow, 2018.

-Leiden International Short Film Experience, Netherlands, 2018.

-Still Voices Film Festival, Longford, Ireland, 2018.

-Bolton Film Festival, UK, 2018. [Winner- Best -Performance]

-Underground Cinema Awards Ireland, 2018.

[Winner- Best Actress Nominee- Best Actor]

-Independent Talents International Film Festival, 2018. [Semi-Finalist]

-Filmstrip International Film Festival, Romania, 2019.[Nominee-Best Director/ Actor]

-Toronto Irish Film Festival, Canada 2019.

-YoFi Microfest- Irish Cinema Showcase, Yonkers, New York, 2019.

-Fest Cine Pedra Azul, Brazil, 2019.

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