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Jake McKone

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Filmography
  • People In Glasshouses
    2021 — Short Film — 12 mins
  • A Level Playing Field
    2018 — Documentary Short — 14 mins
  • My Future Self
    2018 — Short Film — 4 mins
  • The Ladies
    2016 — Short Film — 10 mins
  • Speed Trap
    2013 — Short Film — 8 mins
  • Gonadz
    2010 — Short Film — 3 mins
  • Strange Days are These
    2008 — TV Movie
  • Rearview
    2007 — Short Film — 13 mins
Awards
  • 2007 — Winner
    Celtic Media Festival — Best Short Film. Rearview

Jake McKone is a member of both the Screenwriters Guild of Ireland and the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland. His first short film ‘Rearview’ won best short at the Celtic Media Festival in 2009. His feature mockumentary ‘Strange Days are These’ premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh 2008 and was screened at the IFI as part of the Ireland on Sunday Series. His next short film ‘Gonadz’ won the Element Pictures ZONAD short film competition in 2010.
‘Speed Trap’ an 8 minute short comedy was broadcast on RTE Shortscreen August 2015.
His most recent film, ‘The Ladies’ (2016) won the Audience Award at the 9th Oddalenia Film Festival 2017 and screened at The Garden State, Newport Beach, Boston Irish, Belfast Film Festival and Flickers Rhode Island Festival this year.

His short script, ‘My Mother Shoes’ won the best script at Kerry Film Festival in 2005 and was shortlisted for Storyland (2016), Kildare County Council Short Grass 2017, DLR Short Film Scheme 2017 and DC Shorts Screenplay Competition 2017.