A self-obsessed call centre worker deals with a personal heartbreak while on shift as the world crumbles around him... due to a zombie apocalypse.

Director Bio

Jonathan Hughes is a screenwriter based in Limerick City. He completed an MA course in Script Writing at Goldsmiths University of London; where he received a scholarship to study in 2015. For his writing, Jonathan was awarded Best Screenplay at Waterford Film Festival in 2014 for his short project, The Wake. In 2016, two of Jonathan’s scripts were produced for Goldsmiths University of London; winning a best screenplay award for his work on graduation film See You In Hell. In July 2016 he won the Filmbase/RTE Short Shots funding award for his script Acorn; the film premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh 2017 before playing the festival circuit worldwide. Jonathan was awarded the Galway Film Centre/ RTE short film funding prize for his short script MOTHER in 2017. He also received funding from the Irish Film Board in July 2017 for his short project Mary through the Irish Film Board's Short Stories scheme. Both Mary and MOTHER premiered at the 30th Galway Film Fleadh in 2018 and are continuing the festival circuit.


  • Directed by:Jonathan Hughes
  • Written by:Jonathan Hughes
  • Produced by:Jonathan Hughes
  • Runtime:11 mins
  • Completion Date:May 22, 2020
  • Country of Origin:Ireland
  • Country of Filming:Ireland
  • Language:English
  • Category:Irish Live-Action
  • Selection:Main Competition - Programme 2
  • In Person Screening Time & Venue:Nov 5th Ballymahon Library 12pm-1pm
  • Online Screening TimeNov 6th 10am - 10pm
  • Links: Instagram

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2022 submission open

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  • Ronan O'Toole
  • December 1st, 2021

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Terence Davies Becomes Festival Patron

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  • November 12th, 2021

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

2021 award winners

Still Voices 2021 Award Winners

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  • November 5th, 2021

The Still Voices 2021 Short Film Competition Award Winners.


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