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:TBD
  • Screening Time / Venue:TBD
  • Links: Website

Latest News

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Official Selection 2020

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 26 June, 2020

Official Selection for Still Voices Short Film Festival 2020 Online Announced.

submissions closed

Cruinniú na nÓg 2020

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 03 June, 2020

Online Events for Cruinniú na nÓg 2020.

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2020 Submissions Closed

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 01 June, 2020

Submission deadline for 2020 has now passed.


Check below for more info on the festival, including official tickets and programme.


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

2020 Programme

Our programme will be available at a later date.


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