Founded by Maya Derrington, Nicky Gogan, and Paul Rowley, in 2007, STILL FILMS is a production company based in Dublin and New York. Our company focuses on the production of feature films, animations, documentaries, TV, transmedia productions, and artist films.
STILL FILMS has a collective ethos supporting a wide group of associated filmmakers.
Our feature documentary SEAVIEW premiered at the Berlin Film Festival. SEAVIEW was nominated for an IFTA (Irish Film and Television Award) in the Best Feature Documentary category and received a special Jury mention at DMZ DOCS in Korea. Our 2010 feature documentary PYJAMA GIRLS was the opening film at the Irish Film Institute’s Stranger than Fiction festival, and was released theatrically to much critical acclaim and sold out theatres countrywide. The film was also was nominated for an IFTA in 2011. It also won the audience award at the Capitol Irish Film Festival, Washington DC 2010.
Arts documentary BUILD SOMETHING MODERN was commissioned by the Irish Arts Council and premiered at the Dublin International Film Festival in 2011. BUILD SOMETHING MODERN was selected to represent Ireland by APORDOC for Doc Europa June 2011.
Artist films include feature length experimental film THE ROOMS which had it’s international premiere at the Centre Pompidou in Paris and THE PARTICIPANTS, currently in festivals, and INTERZONE by Dennis McNulty which recently screened at the Wexner Center. Animated film WE, THE MASSES directed by Eoghan Kidney won the Spirit Award at the Brooklyn Film Festival while LEARNING TO FISH by Teemu Auersalo played to a huge number of international festivals.
In 2011 STILL FILMS was awarded the Dublin Critic’s Choice Discovery award for new talent and the Irish Film New York Rising Star Award.
Still Films recently premiered of our latest co-production Last Hijack at Berlin 2014. The documentary opened the doc strand for the Panorama section of the festival and went on to play SXSW, New York Film Festival and many international festivals. The interactive film site lasthijack.com was recently awarded an EMMY for best non-Fiction production.
We’ve participated in EAVE, Documentary Campus, and Beyond Borders, a collaborative programme for creative producers from Europe and Africa.