Oscar and BAFTA nominated films
First Flights has funded films that have gone on to be nominated and win numerous awards.
Ross White & Tom Berkeley – ‘An Irish Goodbye’ Oscar® and BAFTA Win 2023Upon finding their late mother’s bucket list, a young man with Down syndrome attempts to stall his relocation by convincing his older brother to carry out all 100 wishes.
Victoria Thomas – ‘A Birthday Party’A woman traumatised by a brutal cultural tradition risks everything to save her niece from suffering the same fate.
Celine Cotran & Alannah Lewis – ‘Legs’Joy and Harry are trying to have a baby. One night, Joy swallows a spider in her sleep. When Joy subsequently develops an insatiable appetite for flies, it dawns on her that there may be more than one way of becoming a mother.
Anna Pálinkás – ‘The Fishing Net’Andras, the loving, family man, confronted with some hard truth by the secret police has to make a decision of life and death.
Nick Finegan – ‘Bingo Queens’Amid the spit and the slurs of transphobic attack, Aleks and Luna are flung into each other’s orbit. 24hrs later, they are both changed in ways that neither could have anticipated. This a story about platonic love and queer romance.
Karen Bryson – ‘Monochromatic’The inevitable moment a six year old girl realises the world operates with bias when it comes to the colour of her skin. We're all born equal....then life happens.