Darragh O’Flanagan is a writer-director from Limerick City. Their short film Snow won Best Midwest Short Film at the Richard Harris Film Festival in 2023. Following a placement as shadow director on season 28 of Ros na Rún, Darragh was awarded with the Galway City of Film Irish Language Mentorship Program. His next short, Lobh (Rot), wrapped principal photography in early January.

Shane Joyce is a Mid-West based Irish filmmaker, working as a cinematographer and camera assistant. At 22 he has shot an impressive catalogue of short films and has recently wrapped on shooting a feature documentary in Tanzania. Having won various awards for his shorts Shane is aspiring to focus on cinematography, developing his visual language and grammar. Currently in pre-production with his first funded narrative short film to direct, Shane is eager to pursue funding avenues, put interesting projects together and collaborate with other young and evolving artists.