Short Film

Wormhole in the Washer

Short Film

Wormhole in the Washer

OVERVIEW

SYNOPSIS

When his socks go missing in the wash, a struggling Sci-Fi novelist discovers a portal to a parallel universe in his washing machine where he meets a better version of himself; or so it seems.

RELEASE YEAR

2021

GENRE

Comedy, Science-fiction, Fantasy

Run Time

18 mins

SYNOPSIS

When his socks go missing in the wash, a struggling Sci-Fi novelist discovers a portal to a parallel universe in his washing machine where he meets a better version of himself; or so it seems.

RELEASE YEAR

2021

GENRE

Comedy, Science-fiction, Fantasy

Run Time

18 mins

TEASER

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In the teaser trailer of Wormhole in the Washer, viewers catch a glimpse of the pivotal moment when Merrill Bentley, the film’s obnoxious protagonist, unwittingly discovers a portal in his washing machine. 

CAST & CREW

Written & Directed by:

Paireac Keane

Cast:

Elliot James

Merrill Bentley,

Merrill Bentley #2,

Merrill Bentley #3

Gerry Herbert

Dr Patterson

Produced by:

Paireac Keane & James Fagan

Music By:

Patrick O’Connor

Director of Photography:

Jass Foley

Production Designer:

Katarzyna Horzela

VFX Artist:

Can Cangor

First Assistant Director

Claire Corrigan

Editor:

Paireac Keane

Post-production Sound

Neil Doyle

ACCOLADES

Awards

LUSCA Fantastic Film Fest, 2023

Nominee, Best International Short Film

 

First Contact Film Festival, 2023

Winner, Best Live Action Short Film

Winner, Best Foreign Film

Winner, Best First Contact Film

Winner, Best Director

Winner, Best Actor

Nominee, Best Supporting Actor

Winner, Best Cinematography

Winner, Best Editing

Winner, Best Sound Design

Nominee, Best Screenplay

Nominee, Best Score

 

May the 4th Sci-Fi Film Festival, 2023

Winner, Best Screenplay

Nominee, Best Irish Short Film

 

Underground Cinema Film Awards, 2022

Winner, Best Comedy

Winner, Best Editor

Nominee, Best Short Film

Nominee, Best Director

Nominee, Best Screenplay

Nominee, Best Actor

Nominee, Best Score

Nominee, Best Production Design

Nominee, Best Costume Design

 

Dublin International Comedy Film Festival, 2022

Winner, Best Director

Nominee, Best Short Film

Winner, Best Score

Jury Prize, Best Supporting Actor

 

Louth International Film Festival

Nominee, Best Cinematography

 

Unrestricted View Film Festival, 2022

Nominee, Best Comedy

Nominee, Best Costume

 

GenreBlast Film Festival, 2022

Nominee, Best Sci-Fi Short Film

Nominee, Best Actor

 

Elba Film Festival, 2022

Nominee, Best Editing

 

Disappear Here Film Festival

Winner, Best Actor

 

Richard Harris Film Festival, 2021

Nominee, Best Overall Short Film

Nominee, Best Actor

 

Dublin International Short Film and Music Festival, 2021

Winner, Best Comedy

Nominee, Best Director

Nominee, Best Actor

Nominee, Best Score

 

Flickers’ Rhode Island International Short Film Festival, 2021

Semi-finalist

 

Official Selections

Dracula Film Festival, 2023

IndieCork Film Festival, 2022

 Another Hole in the Head, 2022

 Offline Film Festival, 2021

 Aesthetica Film Festival, 2021

 Waterford Film Festival, 2021

PRODUCTION STILLS

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