A lonely taxi driver takes drastic action to protect a passenger from heartbreak.

Director Bio

Michael-David is an Irish actor and filmmaker based in Dublin and London. Since graduating with a First Class Honours in Drama & Theatre Studies from Trinity College Dublin, he has worked on stage in Ireland and the UK, winning an Irish Times Theatre Award for Disco Pigs & Sucking Dublin (Best Ensemble). In 2017 he graduated from Bow Street Film Academy. Screen credits include Red Rock, Quantico and most recently In Orbit opposite Olwen Fouéré.


  • Directed by:Michael-David McKernan
  • Written by:Michael-David McKernan
  • Produced by:Mícheál Fleming
  • Runtime:16 mins
  • Completion Date:February 20, 2019
  • Country of Origin:Ireland
  • Country of Filming:Ireland
  • Category:Irish Live-Action
  • Selection:Programme 4
  • Screening Time / Venue:Fri AUG 14
    10AM - 10PM ONLINE
  • Links: Website

Latest News

Check out our news section below for all the lastest updates on Still Voices!

2020 award winners

2020 Award Winners Announced!

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 16 August, 2020

Still Voices Short Film Festival 2020 Award Winners Announced!

2020 festival online

Still Voices 20 Kicks Off!!

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 13 August, 2020

Still Voices Short Film Festival 20 Kicks Off Online Today!!!

filmmaker interviews

FNI - Filmmaker Interviews

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 12 August, 2020

Film Network Ireland - Still Voices 20 - Filmmaker Interviews


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As this year's festival is online, no tickets will be sold. The online short film competition will be free.

2020 Programme

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