The Box

Driving down a dark country road, Niall picks up a strange man who's cradling a mysterious cardboard box.

The Box is a Horror/ Thriller/ Dark Comedy set in rural Ireland starring Andrew Bennett, Ned Dennehy and Máire Ní Ghráinne.

  • Adam Collins
    Director
  • Adam Collins
    Writer
  • Steven Daly
    Producer
  • Andrew Bennett
    Key Cast
  • Ned Dennehy
    Key Cast
  • Máire Ní Ghráinne
    Key Cast
  • Narayan Van Maele
    Cinematographer
  • Glen Power
    Composer
  • Adam Collins
    Editor
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Thriller, Drama, Comedy
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 18 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 10, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    4,000 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Ireland
  • Country of Filming:
    Ireland
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Arri Alexa
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Wexford film festival
    Wexford Town
    Ireland
    August 4, 2017
    WINNER: Best Short Film
  • The Elevation Indie Film Awards
    Dublin
    Ireland
    September 30, 2017
    WINNER: The Pinnacle Award
  • Fastnet Film Festival
    Cork
    Ireland
    May 23, 2017
    NOMINATED: Best Comedy
  • 8th Underground Cinema Short Film Awards
    Dublin
    Ireland
    August 31, 2017
  • Shorts @ the light house
    Dublin
    Ireland
    January 30, 2017
  • The Ambassador Reel Film Festival 2017
    Cork
    Ireland
    September 15, 2017
  • The Hackney Attic Film Festival
    London
    United Kingdom
    August 4, 2017
  • Lanett City Film Festival
    Lanett
    United States
    August 11, 2017
  • Midwest Horror Fest
    Logansport, Indiana
    United States
    October 21, 2017
  • Hastings Film Fringe
    Hastings
    United Kingdom
    September 15, 2017
  • Fingal Film Festival
    Dublin
    Ireland
    August 11, 2017
  • Disappear Here Film Festival
    Donegal
    Ireland
    September 22, 2017
  • Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival
    Dublin
    Ireland
    October 8, 2017
Director Biography - Adam Collins

Adam Collins: Writer/ Director

In 2011 Adam graduated from BCFE's Higher Diploma in Film securing the Writer/ Director role in the final group project "The Cross" which was officially selected for the Belfast Film Festival and nominated for a Student media award for Best Screenplay.

After graduating he moved to London to pursue a career in the editorial department working on many high quality TV Dramas and Films. Over five years he moved up the editorial ladder and to date has edited many award winning TV shows, music videos and commercials.

Returning home in 2016 Adam completed his next short film "The Box" which has begun a very successful festival run. Currently he splits his time between writing, editing and planning his next short film.

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