Broken Writer

In a post pandemic world, an acclaimed writer from Northern Ireland struggles to leave his home and find meaning in his work while his therapist helps him uncover his true self. Does she have something to do with his dissapearance

  • Michael Antonio Keane
    Director
  • Michael Antonio Keane
    Key Cast
    "Myles"
  • Conor Dwane
    Key Cast
  • Clodagh O’Hara
    Key Cast
    "Moira "
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Thriller, Drama, Crime
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 13 seconds
  • Country of Origin:
    Ireland
  • Country of Filming:
    Ireland
  • Language:
    English
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Individual
  • IndieCork Film Festival (IFTA & BAFTA Qualifier)
    Cork
    Ireland
    Irish Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Lift Off Film Awards Berlin
    Berlin
    Germany
    September 21, 2022
    German Premiere
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Michael Antonio Keane

Michael Antonio Keane is a multilingual Spanish/Irish actor and filmmaker born in Cork, Ireland, in late 2003. At only 18 years of age he has won 3 major awards, most notably the "Spirit Award" for performance in the Amazon Prime drama "Covid Éire" at the Annual IFTA & BAFTA Qualifying IndieCork Film Festival in 2020. Michael Antonio has achieved over 25 selections in both national and international film festivals and has accumulated 4 million views between TikTok and YouTube for his short films. His work and performances on screen have been featured across national television including RTE and Virgin Media. He recently directed & starred as "Alex" in the 2021 Irish Comedy film "Hoodwinkers" alongside some of "The Young Offenders" cast which premiered at the Annual 2022 IFTA Qualifying Richard Harris Film Festival and was nominated for best ensemble cast at the RTÉ Ireland's Young Filmmaker Of The Year awards 2022

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