The swing

Director: Damien Dunne

Englisht title:  The swing

Original title:  The swing

2013/ Ireland/ HD/ 12’/ Fiction/ Color


The Swing is a coming of age story about two young brothers who find themselves in a perilous situation that kicks up memories of their past.



After finishing Dundalk film school  in 2008 Damien worked on a  number of feature films, short films, music video and experimental films in positions as varied as director of photography, camera assistant, colour grader and editor. In 2012 he produced the short film No Comment. Since 2013 Damien has been working for Brown Bag Animation as an editor. The Swing is his directorial debut.


Script:   Nora Windeck / Damien Dunne; Photography:  Eamon Nolan; Editing: Fernando De Juan; Music: Irene Buckley; Sound:  Jon Kelly; Leading actors: Matthew Dillon, Matthew Burke, Marion Neary; Producer: Nora Windeck



Galway Film Fleadh 2014, Winner, best first short


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