CUCKOO

  1. Internationally award winning online drama - (Hollyweb Festival 2014 winner , IAWTV 2014 winner, ALT WebFest 2013 Winner, Lovie 2013 Award Winner, Webby 2013 Nominee etc)

    ‘Cuckoo' was originally a 4 part, online drama series written by Nikki Racklin and Danann Breathnach, commissioned by RTE for Storyland 4. Now, the 4 parts have been combined into a drama half hour.

    Niamh, a wayward teen sees a digitally constructed image of a missing child from 14 years ago in a newspaper and thinks she recognises herself.

    FESTIVALS:
    Vancouver Web Fest - BEST DRAMA - (USA) - 2014
    Austin Web Fest - BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS - (USA) - 2014
    American Online Film Awards - OFFICIAL SELECTION - (USA) - 2014
    TO Web Fest - OFFICIAL SELECTION - (CAN) - 2014
    Miami Web Fest - OFFICIAL SELECTION - (USA) - 2014
    Hollyweb Festival - BEST DRAMA - (USA) - 2014
    LA WebFest - BEST DIRECTING - (USA) - 2014
    LA WebFest - BEST EDITING - (USA) - 2014
    LA WebFest - BEST WRITING (DRAMA) - (USA) - 2014
    LA WebFest - BEST ACTRESS - (USA) - 2014
    LA WebFest - BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS - (USA) - 2014
    LA WebFest - BEST SERIES (DRAMA) - (USA) - 2014
    Web Program Festival - OFFICIAL SELECTION - (FR) - 2014
    International Academy of Web Television Awards - BEST WRITING (DRAMA) - (USA) 2014
    International Academy of Web Television Awards - NOMINEE - BEST DIRECTOR (DRAMA) - (USA) 2014
    International Academy of Web Television Awards - NOMINEE - BEST ACTRESS (DRAMA) - (USA) 2014
    Webby Awards - Official Nominee - BEST DRAMA (USA) 2013
    Lovie Awards (UK) 2013 - 3RD PRIZE - WINNER - MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
    Atlanta Georgia GO! Web Fest - WINNER - BEST DRAMA (USA) 2013
    LA Web Festival - Official Selection - (USA) 2014
    HollyWeb Festival - Official Selection - (USA) 2014
    South By Southwest 'Panel Picker' (Active Shortlist) (USA) 2014
    Tous Ecrans Geneva International Film Festival - Official Selection - (CH) 2013
    Melbourne WebFest -Official Selection - (AUS) 2013
    Marseille Web Fest - Official Selection (FR) 2013
    Roma Web Fest - Official Selection - (IT) 2013
    Directed, Edited & Graded : Danann Breathnach
    Story : Nikki Racklin
    Producer : Marie Caffrey (zanzibarfilms.net)
    DOP : Luca Rocchini (lucarocchini.com) EP 1, 2 & 3)
    DOP : Colm Whelan (EP 1)
    Marketing: Anna Pospieszynska
    Music: Hugh Rodgers (hughrodgers.com)

    Niamh : Pagan Mc Grath
    Tina : Denise Mc Cormack
    Brendan : Brian Fortune
    Maureen : Orla Gildea
    Sarah : Laura 0' Leary (Episode 3 & 4)
    Kieran : Jeff Doyle
    Owen : Owen Martin Griffin
    Young Niamh : Erin Mc Enery
    Sarah : Roisin Donovan (Episode 1& 2)

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CUCKOO

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An internationally award-winning web series commissioned by RTÉ for Storyland 4, CUCKOO was created by Nikki Racklin, and written by Nikki Racklin and Danann Breathnach.

Awards include Best Writer (Drama), IAWTV Awards 2014, Las Vegas; Outstanding…


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An internationally award-winning web series commissioned by RTÉ for Storyland 4, CUCKOO was created by Nikki Racklin, and written by Nikki Racklin and Danann Breathnach.

Awards include Best Writer (Drama), IAWTV Awards 2014, Las Vegas; Outstanding Writing and Outstanding Drama Series at LA Web Fest 2014; Best Drama, Hollyweb Awards 2014, Vancouver Web Fest 2014 and ATL Webfest, Atlanta; Best Actress, Austin WebFest. Bronze Winner, Lovie Awards 2013. Nominated for Best Online Drama at 2013 Webby Awards. Broadcast on Channel France 4 and JTS.TV in LA and screened at festivals in Rome, Marseille, Melbourne, Geneva, Toronto and Miami. Long-listed for the Panel Picker event at SXSW Film Festival 2014 and screened on Aer Lingus flights.

Niamh, a wayward teen, sees a digitally constructed image of a missing child in a newspaper from 14 years ago and thinks she recognises herself...

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