Kachalka


An award-winning Screen Ireland-funded short film (9 mins) produced by Sundance & BAFTA award-winning production company Venom films.

Director - Gar O'Rourke
Producer - Ken Wardrop
Executive Producer - Andrew Freedman
Cinematographer - Colm Hogan
Steadicam - Roman Bugovski 
Editor - John O'Connor
Soundtrack - Richie Egan (Jape)
Post Production - Windmill Lane

The film was acquired by PBS in America for their Oscar & Emmy award winning TV program 'POV'. The film was also acquired by MUBI, Air Canada, Aeon Mag, SRF-1 (Switzerland's main broadcaster), Yle (Finland main broadcaster) and Aer Lingus. Along with this, the film was selected for Short Of The Week where it will play later in 2021. 


Selected festivals;


Flickerfest (Won Special Mention for Documentary)
Clermont-Ferrand
Aspen Shortsfest
HotDocs
Palm Springs International Short Fest
Kyiv International Short Film Festival
International Kurzfilmtage Winthur
Nashville Film Festival
Newport Beach Film Festival
Go Short
FIPA DOC
Interfilm Berlin International Short Film Festival
Odense International Film Festival
Show Me Shorts International Film Festival
Cleveland International Film Festival
Barcelona Sports Film Festival
Badalona Film Festival
Bolton Film Festival
Leiden Shorts
One World Film Festival
Concorto Film Festival
Sequence Film Festival

(Ireland)
Galway Film Fleadh
Cork International Film Festival
IFI Documentary Film Festival
Fastnet Film Festival