Andrea Kelly wins Best Actress at Underground Cinema Awards and Best Performance at Bolton Film Festival for ‘Scope’


Andrea Kelly has been awarded best actress at this years Underground Cinema Awards which took place on Saturday Night in Dun Laoghaire’s Royal Marine Hotel. The accolade was awarded to Andrea for her performance in short film, ‘Scope’ directed by Dublin based filmmaker, Richard Keaney. In the film, Andrea Kelly plays a woman attempting to overcome agoraphobia with the help of her son who has dropped out of college to care for her. Underground Cinema called it a “Beautiful performance” upon announcing the win. The film was also nominated for Best Actor for Fiach Kunz.



This comes off the back of another win for Andrea at October’s Bolton Film Festival in the UK where she won Best Performance. The festival jury was lead by acclaimed actress Maxine Peake.


‘Scope’ on the festival circuit where it has so far garnered 7 international film festival selections on top of two wins and one nomination.


Scope will have its world premiere at the 2018 Chicago Irish Film Festival in March.


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We are absolutely delighted to announce that Scope’s world premiere will take place at the 2018 Chicago Irish Film Festival in March where it has been officially selected for competition. A massive thanks and congratulations to all cast and crew, you made the experience something really special and unforgettable. Hopefully it’s the first of many!