A man living in an idyllic simulated world is forced to return to a life he sought desperately to escape.

Director Bio

Sophia is an award-winning filmmaker and photographer with a penchant for predominantly visual storytelling. Her work consists of character-driven stories with heightened genre elements that explore themes of identity, loss and memory. Sophia has received funding for her work from Screen Ireland and the Arts Council and is currently in development with her first feature film.


  • Directed by:Sophia Tamburrini
  • Written by:Sophia Tamburrini & Joanne Heffernan
  • Produced by:Jessie Fisk
  • Runtime:11 mins
  • Completion Date:November 14, 2019
  • Country of Origin:Ireland
  • Country of Filming:Ireland
  • Category:Irish Live-Action
  • Selection:TBD
  • Screening Time / Venue:TBD
  • Links: Instagram

Latest News

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official selection 2020

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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