TUFTY

TUFTY

Short Film / 8.5 mins / s16mm & HD

Client:Filmbase / RTÉ / Warrior Films
Category:Director Writer
Date:June 06, 2009

What if you knew where your Teddy Bear really came from?

Filmbase / RTE presents a Warrior Films production
Written and Directed by Jason Butler & Brendan Butler

TUFTY is a short film that has screened in many festivals around the world including the prestigious SITGES International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, Clermont-Ferrand, Interfilm Berlin, Cork Film Festival, Jim Henson Film Festival New York, Tribeca Film Festival New York. It was sold to Canal+ and was taught to french primary school children.

It has picked a fair number of awards including:

Short of the Week – http://www.shortoftheweek.com/2012/11/23/tufty/

Vimeo Staff Pick 100K+ views

Best film – FREAKEMACINE: Festival de cine fantástico, terror y ciencia ficción, A Coruña, 2012

Joint-winner of the Audience Award for Best Short at the Dead by Dawn Horror Festival, 2010.

BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC Composer: Louise Heaney, Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival 2010

BEST DIRECTION: Jason Butler & Brendan Butler, Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival, 2010.

Shortlisted for the Cinematography Award, DOP: Ivan McCullough, Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival, 2010

Special mention, Best of Fest category, Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival, 2010.

Special commendation for Best Short Film at the at the BELFAST FILM FESTIVAL, 2010.

Kinsale Sharks Award for Best New Director, 2009.

Irish premiere: Galway Film Fleadh, 2009

European premiere: Clermont-Ferrand, 2010

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