Tag: benjamin cleary

17 Short Filmmakers to Watch: Tribeca Film Festival Narrative & Documentary

New Machine Magazine names 17 narrative and documentary short filmmakers with careers on the rise. It is fair to say that we are in the middle of a golden age of documentary filmmaking. Ready access to vast research material via the internet coupled with the availability of low-cost camera equipment has resulted in young filmmakers choosing this genre to tell stories in record numbers. New…

#screensparks:oscar winning short stutterer now available online

Irish writer/director Ben Cleary’s debut short ‘Stutterer” can now be watched online. The film is embedded below and is also available for viewing on the New Yorker magazine’s Screening Room. The film is about a young man with a stutter who must overcome his condition in order to connect with a girl he met online. Ben’s short struggled to find a berth in major film…