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Director: John Carlin - Lie Of The Land - Movie at TIRFF & IFFO

2024-03-17

Director: John Carlin - Lie Of The Land - Movie at TIRFF & IFFO
A tense drama unfolds as the Wards prepare to abandon their lives, escaping a dire financial situation but a last-minute change of heart leaves them fighting for survival. John Carlin is the director of the award-winning film 'Lie of the Land" which won "Best Irish First Feature" at the Galway Film Fleadh 2023. He is the director of horror short films 'Exposure' & '6 Feet Under' and award-winning Sci-Fi short films 'The Way Back' and 'ECHOES'. 'The Way Back' won best film at The Golden Blasters Sci-Fi Festival in 2016 and appeared on Sky Television's Short Film Show. 'ECHOES' won 4 awards internationally including the Cult Critic Movie Awards for Best Director and Best Film at the Dublin Sci-Fi Film Festival. John has been working as a director in the television industry for 20 years with works including IFTA Nominated Irish language drama 'Seacht' for BBC. He also wrote and directed 12 episodes of the factual drama series 'MarĂº' for TG4. In 2015 he filmed, edited and directed the RTS nominated factual documentary series Ireland's Great War for BBC and RTE. Over his career he has produced work for BBC (Digging for Britain, Timewatch), Channel 4 (Celebrity Snoop Dogs), Youtube (James May's Headsqueeze), RTE (How Low Can You Go) and Netflix (Flinch 2019). In 2018 he also directed and edited Celebs in Solitary for Channel 5.

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