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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2022 submission open

Still Voices 2022 Submissions Open

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • December 1st, 2021

The submission call for the 2022 edition of Still Voices is now open.

terence davies festival patron

Terence Davies Becomes Festival Patron

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • November 12th, 2021

We are delighted to announce that Terence Davies is now our Festival Patron.

2021 award winners

Still Voices 2021 Award Winners

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • November 5th, 2021

The Still Voices 2021 Short Film Competition Award Winners.


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