Five Scripts Shortlisted for the Ardán / RTÉ Short Film Commission 2023

Ardán RTÉ Short shortlist 2023
Ardán RTÉ Short shortlist 2023

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  • funding
  • mentorship
  • RTÉ
  • Short Film Commission


The Ardán / RTÉ Short Film Commission – now in its 32nd year – offers writers, directors and producers the opportunity to produce a funded live action short film of up to 10 minutes. The scheme includes mentorship and guidance provided by experienced industry professionals. 

The 2023 call-out received 58 applications from Producer/ Writer/ Director teams from all over the country, and it proved to be a very competitive scheme. 

Ardán & RTÉ are delighted to announce that five scripts have been chosen to interview for the award, and the chance to receive the €15,000 to fund a production of their script into a 10-minute short film. 

Interviews will take place in Galway on November 3rd, 2023 with a panel of industry representatives. 

The five teams chosen for interview are: 

Film  Writer  Director  Producer 
Bosom Buddies  Maura Campbell Chloe Langton Joe McStravick 
Members Only   Aaron Chalke  Louise McCabe Shane W. Brennan 
Remote Strutting   Ruaidhrí Hallinan Brian Durcan  Sonya O’Donoghue 
Tell Me Where You Are John Doran Natalie Britton  Aoibhín Murphy 
The Sunday Game   Megan Kelly Fiona Kinsella Neil Saul 

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