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The Opening The Opening

Starring Tara Blaise, Valerie O'Connor, Mark O'Halloran and Barry Ward. Written and directed by Luke McManus. Coming this weekend. Watch this space.

Psych Ward
Psych Ward

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Monitor
monitor

Monitor is a contemporary dance short film (duration 6 mins) that was commissioned by RT� and the Arts Council. The film was screened on RTE Two on May 1st 2008, as part of the Dance On The Box series.

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Danger High Voltage
Danger High Voltage

Danger High Voltage is a modern love story set at the annual Electric Picnic Festival in Stradbally. The film was shot on HD at the festival over three days in September 2007, with a pick-up day in January 2008.

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About Madhouse Films


Madhouse Films is a film production company based in Dublin. Madhouse Films was established by Luke McManus in 2007 primarily as a vehicle for creative fictional projects.

Luke is also available for freelance work as a director and producer. His televison credits include four series of Room To Improve (RTE 1), Ireland's Top Teens (TV3), No Place Like Home (RTE 2), The Million Dollar Deal (RTE 1), a True Lives documentary on pro poker players and the IFTA winning documentary series, Sampler.

Madhouse News


29/09/2012
HOMEMADE TO SCREEN AT 2012 WATERFORD FILM FESTIVAL

Homemade starring Jim Norton and Deirdre Donnelly will be screening at the Waterford Film Festival. Details TBC,

20/09/2012
HOMEMADE TO SCREEN AT 2012 KERRY FILM FESTIVAL

Homemade starring Jim Norton and Deirdre Donnelly will be screening at the Kerry Film Festival in Tralee, 8pm on October 11th in the Inflatable Cinema. more details here.

15/06/2012
LUKE MCMANUS TO ATTEND EDINBURGH FILM FESTIVAL SCREENING OF "IF WE DEAD AWAKEN"

If We Dead Awaken, the Channel 4 film directed by Luke McManus starring Stanley Townsend, Branko Djuric and Ingeborga Daipkunaite will screen at the Edinburgh Film Festival on Wednesday 27th of June. The director will attend the screening and panel discussion afterwards.

08/06/2012
"HOMEMADE" TO SCREEN AT THE 2012 GALWAY FILM FLEADH

Homemade, the Irish Film Board funded short film directed by Luke McManus and starring Jim Norton and Roxanna NicLiam will screen at the Galway Film Fleadh this year on Saturday 14th July as part of the Short Shorts programme.

28/05/2012
LUKE MCMANUS WRAPS SHOOTING ON "BAS ARTO LEARY"

Shooting has been completed on B�s Arto Leary, directed by Madhouse Films' Luke McManus and written by Manch�n Magan. The film was produced by Ciar�n O'Cofaigh for ROSG/EoTeilif�s and stars Kelly Gough, Aoife Nic Ardghail, Lochlainn O'Mear�in and Owen McDonnell.

14/09/2011
LUKE MCMANUS SELECTED FOR CHANNEL 4'S COMING UP SCHEME

Luke McManus has been selected from over 300 entrants to be part of Channel 4's Coming Up scheme. He will be directing a one-off tv drama for Touchpaper TV in the New Year for broadcast in Autumn 2012. Luke qualified through a workshop session as one of seven directors selected from a final pool of 14.

15/07/2011
MADE IN TEMPLE BAR GETS POST AND NEW TITLE - "THE OPENING"

The film formerly know as Made In Temple Bar has a new title - The Opening, and is currently by mixed by the redoubtable John Williams in Reelgood and graded by Scott Fairweather in Big Red Engine (thank you chaps). The film will be online at 4pm.

09/07/2011
MADHOUSE IN CO-PRODUCTION WITH PARK FILMS ON MADE IN TEMPLE BAR

Madhouse Films's latest project is Made In Temple Bar, written and directed by Luke McManus, produced by Lorcan Kavanagh and AnneMarie Naughton for Park Films. The film stars Barry Ward, Tara Blaise, Valerie O'Connor and Mark O'Halloran and is currently in postproduction.

01/11/2010
DANGER HIGH VOLTAGE SCREENS IN DUBLIN

Luke McManus will be introducing and discussing his short, Danger High Voltage, at Filmbase's Shortspace screening this Thursday, November 4th at Filmbase in Temple Bar from 7pm.

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