TERMINAL is a short film about the decisions women make in the face of overwhelming personal circumstance.
A girl and a woman meet in an airport departure gate. Just before they board a plane to Manchester, we witness a private exchange as they share the different reasons that brought them to this moment, and the traumatic journey that awaits them.
Written and Directed by Natasha Waugh.
Produced by David C. Lynch
Starring Aoife Doyle and Andrea Kelly.
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Meet the cast & crew
Natasha Waugh – Writer/Director:
Natasha graduated with a BA in English and Film Studies from University College Dublin, and soon after, founded Fight Back Films with fellow director Richard Keaney.
She has, to date, directed three short films; Food Fight (2014), Running Commentary (2014), and Lag (2015; currently in post-production). Both films have had success within the festival circuit, including Food Fight’s entry in the 68th Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner, and Running Commentary’s selection for the inaugural Dublin Feminist Film Festival, the 5th London Feminist Film Festival, and the Women’s Director International Film Festival in India. Natasha just wrapped the short film, The Betrayal, which she co-directed with filmmaker Kamila Dydyna.
Terminal is her fourth film as a writer/director.
David C. Lynch – Producer:
David has produced three short films, Stay, After, and Flame Aim. These shorts have screened at seven film festivals domestically and Internationally, including the Galway Film Fleadh, Tampere Film Festival, Dublin Cinema Underground Film Festival and the Waterford Film Festival. Last year David finished shooting his fourth short film, Says, which is currently in post-production.
Outside of short filmmaking, David has worked on various dramas and television shows such as Game of Thrones, The Restaurant, and Operation Transformation. He has a broad pallet of technical skills from writing, directing, editing and producing which he has learnt from working on his own projects, and on these larger shows.
David has done extensive work for Irish TV. He is produces and directs the short film series, Behind The Lens. It’s aim is to highlight Irish short films and filmmakers. He is also Director of Photography on a high-end Agricultural show that unveils the science behind the industry.
Last year David shot Richard Keaney’s short film, Late Arrivals, which is enjoying success at national, and international film festivals.
Eimear Ennis-Graham – Director of Photography
Eimear Ennis-Graham has been working in the Irish film industry for the past seven years, starting off as a lighting assistant and working her way up to an established gaffer and then into the world of cinematography. She was nominated for the Bingham Ray New Talent Award at the 25th Galway Film Fleadh for her work on her first feature film Cold (since renamed “Leopard”). Her work was recently seen at this years Galway film Fleadh with an experimental black and white feature Shem the Penman Sings Again and with the award-winning short Today, for which she won Best Cinematography at this year’s Underground Film Festival.
Her other cinematography works include Saol, Maisey, Forest Water, Barróg Béir, Black 47, Bridge Station to name but a few.
This is the Eimear and Natasha’s second collaboration. Eimear shot Natasha’s third short film, Lag in 2015.
Aoife Doyle – Girl
20-year-old Aoife started in musical theatre at the young age of 8 until she was 17. She has played parts such as Tracy Turnblad from Hairspray and Princess Fiona in Shrek the Musical. Aoife has done extensive extra in various productions including the RTE
production Whistleblower, Moone Boy, and Cracks, directed by Jordan Scott and starring Eva Greene. Aoife was the back up body double for Saoirse Ronan in Neil Jordan’s Byzantium. She is currently a ‘Shield Maiden’ in the fourth season of Vikings.
Her theatre credits include Madame De Markievicz on Trial at the New Theatre, Witness which ran at the Galway Theatre Festival 2015, A Grey Area (5 Lamps Arts Festival), The Good Neighbour (Fluxx UK), The Vortex (The Gate), The House (Abbey Theatre), Tribes Alive (Galway Theatre Festival), The Maids (Theatrecorp), Blood Wedding (Theatrecorp), The Well of the Saints (Druid’s Theatre), The Ballad of the Sad Café, Dracula,and The Possibilities (Samuel Beckett Centre).
Her film credits include 3 Sinners, South, 47 Orchard Street, and Rebecca Daly’s acclaimed short film, Joyriders. Her television credits include Lenny Abrahamson’s Prosperity, The Clinic and Pure Mule.
Andrea is the artistic director and founder of ÓR Productions. Andrea also runs Arklow Actors Training and facilitates drama workshops.
For more about Andrea visit http://andreakelly.ie/.