9th edition: 21 April – 26 April 2020

Boogaloo and Graham (2016 Short Film)

Screens Before: Lamb
Michael Lennox | Ireland | 2014 | 14 min | English | n.s.

Jamesy and Malachy are over the moon when their dad gives them two chickens: Boogaloo and Graham. Mom’s more worried about the mess.

Most kids get a dog, cat or bunny as a pet, not Jamesy and Malachy though. Their dad gives them two chickens they call Boogaloo and Graham. The boys are over the moon with their chickens, but mom mainly worries about the mess. This film was nominated for an Oscar for Best Short Film of 2014.

Year in
Festival

2016

Director

Michael Lennox

Camera

Mark Garrett

Cast

Martin McCann
Charlene McKenna
Aaron Lynch
Riley Hamilton

Country

Ireland

Editor

Lívia Serpa

Language

English

Length

14 min

Music

Jered Sorkin

Producer

Brian J. Falconer

Production Company

Out of Orbit

Production Design

Niall McAvoy

Sales

Out of Orbit

Scenario

Ronan Blaney

Sound Design

Steve Bond

Year of Production

2014

Website

Michael LENNOX is a director and cinematographer. He grew up in Northern Ireland and from an early age had a passion for storytelling. In 2008 he directed his first short film, Rip and the Preacher, which was selected by the British Council to tour over twenty festivals worldwide. His short Boogaloo and Graham won the BAFTA and secured an Oscar nomination for Best Short Film in 2014. Lennox also debuted as director of a feature film in 2014 with Patch of Fog.

 

Filmography

Rip and the Preacher (2008, short), Dawkins vs Lennox: Has Science Buried God? (2009, video doc), Coming Up (2010, TV series, episode: Eclipse), Dinner Party (2010, short), Absence (2011, short), Nine Lives (2012, short), Kosnice (2012, co-dir, segment: London), The Back of Beyond (2012, short), Boogaloo and Graham (2014, short), A Patch of Fog (2015), Awaydays (2015, short)