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Shortlist - Short Film - Fiction

Sucking Diesel

Sam McGrath

Pale Rebel Productions

Sam McGrath is an award-winning writer and director based in Dublin and London. Since beginning his filmmaking career, Sam has signed with award-winning Irish production company Motherland and directed commercial work for clients such as Irish Rail, Tesco Mobile, Kojaque, and Junior Brother. Sam’s short film “Sucking Diesel” marks his graduation from the prestigious London Film School, one of the world’s leading postgraduate film institutions. Produced and filmed in Ireland despite rolling lockdowns around the country, the film has played in festivals around the world including IndieLisboa, Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival and Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival, and picked up awards at both the Young Director Awards and the Kinsale Sharks.