The Buggyman

"On a first date, an ice breaking question releases a man's inner bogeyman. Can he escape his fears? "

  • Karolina Kraus
    Director
  • Karolina Kraus
    Writer
  • Luke McKenna
    Producer
    The Blessed Ignorance
  • Aislinn O'Byrne
    Key Cast
    “Woman”
    Chips and Kissin'
  • Alan Fitzhenry
    Key Cast
    “Man”
    The Blessed Ignorance
  • Film Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    1 minute 46 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 16, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    0 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Ireland
  • Country of Filming:
    Ireland
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • UK Monthly Film Festival
    London
    United Kingdom
    Winner: Best Super Short
  • Berlin Flash Film Festival
    Berlin
    Germany
    Honourable Mention
  • A Rebel Minded Film Festival
    New York
    United States
    Semi Finalist
  • Bohemian Film Festival
    Oregan
    United States
    World and North American Premiere
    Official Selection
  • London International Motion Picture Awards
    London
    United Kingdom
    Official Selection
  • Minne Mini Film Festival
    Minneapolis
    United States
    September 24, 2018
    Official Selection
  • Minne Mini Film Festival
    Minneapolis
    United States
    September 27, 2018
    Official Selection
  • Bai De Fest
    Roses, Girona
    Spain
    October 31, 2018
    Official Selection
  • The Short Film Show
    Nottingham
    United Kingdom
  • HEMOGLOZINE.
    Ciudad Real
    Spain
    October 19, 2018
    Spanish Premiere
    Official Selection
  • The Lift Off Sessions
    London
    United Kingdom
    October 15, 2018
    Official Selection
  • Oregon Cinema Arts Festival
    Portland
    United States
    January 12, 2019
    Official Selection
  • The Alternative Film Festival
    Toronto
    Canada
    Best First Time Director
  • Cleveland Concoction
    Cleveland
    United States
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Karolina Kraus

Karolina Kraus is an Irish-Polish writer, editor, director and musician.

She graduated from TV and Media Production at Carlow IT in 2013 and has since worked as an editor, camera operator, production manager and music composer. She has mostly concentrated on writing for the screen in the last couple of years.

"The Buggyman" is Karolina's short film directional debut followed by her first documentary "Seanchaí".

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