BAFTA 2015 Best Short Film: Winner - Boogaloo And Graham

Boogaloo And Graham, produced by Out Of Orbit Films and starring Martin McCann, Charlene McKenna, Riley Hamilton and Aaron Lynch, received the honour of Best Short Film in 2015 at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards.

About The Film:

Jamesy and Malachy are over the moon when their soft-hearted dad presents them with two baby chicks to care for. Raising their tiny charges, declaring themselves vegetarian and dreaming of running a chicken farm, the two boys are in for a shock when their parents announce that big changes are coming to the family.

In The Media:

After the award was received, BBC Northern Ireland reported:

“Boogaloo and Graham, is set in 1970s Belfast. It is about two young boys who discover the facts of life with the help of their pet chickens.

The prize for British short film went to the team of Brian J Falconer, Michael Lennox and Ronan Blaney.”

BBC News Northern Ireland

Backstage Interview:

Acceptance Speech:

Michael Lennox: Thank you so, so much for this, this is an unbelievable honour for me and the team and I can say this for everyone back home in Northern Ireland. We so proud to be from Northern Ireland, especially at this time when the film industry is going so, so well and thank you to everyone who voted for us.  Absolutely, amazing, complete legend.

Brian J Falconer: I am Brian, the producer, I want to thank you all for having us.  It is amazing and I want to thank Northern Ireland Screen, we couldn’t have done this without them, and for my part in this I dedicate my part to my beautiful fiancee, Marian, who is out there somewhere so thank you.

Ronan Blaney: This is a film about chickens, so this is for my chickens Rebecca and Rachel and Hannah.