Gonella Productions

Gonella Productions




Genre: Drama
Running Time: 20:15
Year of production: 2014


An American woman named Bridget travels to the Irish countryside to track down her long-lost father while posing as a stranger. When things don't go according to her convoluted plan, Bridget and her father are surprised to learn how much they have in common. On a sheep farm full of secrets, nature has its way of delivering the truth.


Production Company: Lambing Season Film
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions


Breeda Wool
Séamus Moran
Jamund Washington
Pádraig Murray
John Lydon


Director: Jeannie Donohoe
Screenwriter: Jeannie Donohoe
Producer: Juliet Lashinsky-Revene
Director of Photography: Zoë White
Sound: Séan Reynolds
Editing: Gautam Chopra
Sound Editing: Jeff Seelye
Music Composer: James Sheridan & Martin O’Connor


Genre: Drama
Sub-genre: Family, Ireland, Identity, LGBTQ, Father-Daughter, Sheep, Farm
Language: English
Country of origin: USA/Ireland
Year of production: 2014
Total running time: 20:15
Shooting format: HD video
Color type: Color
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Sound format: Stereo


Special Jury Recognition - Aspen Shortsfest
Jury Award Best Student Short - Cinequest Film Festival
Golden Starfish Student Award Winner - Hamptons International Film Festival
Audience Festival Favorite - Mill Valley Film Festival
Golden Oosikar Best Narrative Short Film - Anchorage International Film Festival
Audience Award - DC Shorts Film Festival
Audience Favorite Award - Moondance International Film Festival
Best Film & Best Actress (Breeda Wool) - Woods Hole Film Festival Directors' Awards
First Place - Alternative Spirit Award (LGBTQ) - Rhode Island International Film Festival (FLICKERS)
Best World Short Film - SOHO International Film Festival
Best of Fest - Short Film; Best Short Screenplay - L.A. Indie Film Fest
Best Narrative Award - World Arts Film Festival
LGBT Spirit Award - New Hope Film Festival
Platinum Remi Award - World-fest Houston International Film Festival
Avalon Student Film Award - Catalina Film Festival
Faculty Honors, IFP Audience Choice Award, Deluxe Development Award - Columbia University Film Festival


Aspen Shortsfest
Cinequest Film Festival
Hamptons International Film Festival
Mill Valley Film Festival
Anchorage International Film Festival
DC Shorts Film Festival
Moondance International Film Festival
Woods Hole Film Festival Directors' Awards
Rhode Island International Film Festival (FLICKERS)
SOHO International Film Festival
L.A. Indie Film Fest
World Arts Film Festival
New Hope Film Festival
World-fest Houston International Film Festival
Catalina Film Festival
Seattle International Film Festival
New Orleans Film Festival
Maryland Film Festival
Savannah Film Festival
Independent Film Festival Boston
Dallas International Film Festival
Belfast Film Festival, Northern Ireland
San Diego Film Festival
Hollyshorts Film Festival
San Luis Obispo Film Festival
Phoenix Film Festival
Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival
New Hampshire Film Festival
Little Rock Film Festival
deadCENTER Film Festival
Oak Cliff Film Festival
Marfa Film Festival
Boston Film Festival
Athens (Ohio) International Film + Video Festival
Winter Film Awards
RxSM Film Expo
Irish Film Festival, Boston
Victoria, TX Film Festival
Boston LGBT Film Festival
Fastnet Short Film Festival, Schull, Ireland
North Shore Film Festival
Tallgrass Film Festival
St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival, Canada
Fairhope Film Festival
Red Rock Film Festival of Zion Canyon
Sunderland Shorts Film Festival, UK
Flathead Lake International Cinemafest
Ozark Shorts Film Festival
Chicago Irish Film Festival
Julien Dubuque International Film Festival
Columbia University Film Festival