A dead man wakes up to discover he is a vampire only to struggle to follow through with his dreams of escape.

Director Bio

Daniel is an award-winning Irish-speaking filmmaker from the Donegal Gaeltacht who has directed three commissioned short films to date along with several independently funded short films, both in Irish and English. Most recently he was awarded the inaugural LUMI award at this year’s Belfast Film Festival, which is aimed to ‘promote films with innovation and diversity at their heart’, and was nominated 'Best Director' and 'Best Newport Beach Short Film' for the supernatural comedy Afterlife.


  • Directed by:Daniel Butler
  • Written by:Mike Heneghan
  • Produced by:Maggie Ryan
  • Runtime:15 mins
  • Completion Date:September 10, 2019
  • Country of Origin:Ireland
  • Country of Filming:Ireland
  • Language:English
  • Category:Irish Live-Action
  • Selection:Main Competition - Programme 24
  • In Person Screening Time & Venue:Nov 7th Bridgeways Ballymahon 12 - 1pm
  • Online Screening TimeNov 7th 4pm - 10pm
  • Links: Instagram

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Still Voices 2021 Programme Announced

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 15 September, 2021

The full programme for the 2021 Still Voices Film Festival has been announced.

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Terence Davies & Pat Collins Directing Masterclass

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 22 September, 2021

Terence Davies & Pat Collins Directing Masterclass at Still Voices 21

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Terence Davies to Attend Still Voices 21

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 22 September, 2021

Acclaimed Director Terence Davies to attend Still Voices Film Festival 2021.


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