Joey’s life is a constant switch between a child’s vivid imagination and the harsh reality of the Irish suburbs. After building himself a Robot head to protect himself from both problems at home and outside in the real world, Joey is soon forced to face up to adulthood.

Director Bio

Ryan William Harris is an Irish Director and Filmmaker. He studied Cinema at the Paolo Toschi of High School of Arts in Parma, Italy and then proceeded with his cinema studies at the Academy of Fine Arts where he graduated in April 2020. In 2016 he met cinematographer Fabrizio La Palombara and spent the next 3 years working with him. Ryan has also worked alongside cinematographer Michele D'Atanasio and directors Piero Messina and Mario Piredda. Since 2015 , Ryan has directed music videos for Honor Label, Sugar Music, Universal Music Italia and Sony Music Italia. He has also shot branded content for Ferrari, Levi's and Rolling Stone Italia. Ryan is currently based in Milan, Italy.


  • Directed by:Ryan William Harris
  • Written by:Ryan William Harris & Dario Andreani
  • Produced by:Tara O’Callaghan
  • Runtime:14 mins
  • Completion Date:November 25, 2020
  • Country of Origin:Ireland
  • Country of Filming:Ireland
  • Language:English
  • Category:Irish Live-Action
  • Selection:Main Competition - Programme 10
  • In Person Screening Time & Venue:Nov 5th Bridgeways Ballymahon 5 - 6pm
  • Online Screening TimeNov 6th 10am - 10pm
  • Links: Website

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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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