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About causeAscene films.

causeAscene films was established in 2014 in Belfast, Northern Ireland by John Carlin. 

 

John is the director of the award winning film 'Lie of the Land" which landed the "Best Irish First Feature" at the Galway Film Fleadh in 2023. He is also the director of horror short films 'Exposure' & '6 Feet Under' and the award winning Sci-Fi short films " The Way Back" and "ECHOES". The Way back won the best film award at The Golden Blasters Sci Fi Festival in 2016 and appeared on Sky Televisions Short FIlm Show. ECHOES won 4 awards internationally including the Cult Critic Movie Awards in the Best director category and Best Film at the Dublin Sci-Fi Film Festival.

John has been working as a director in the television industry for 20 years and directed the IFTA Nominated Irish language drama Seacht for BBC and TG4. He also wrote and directed 12 episodes of the factual drama series Marú for TG4.

In 2015 he filmed, edited and directed the RTS nominated factual documentary series Ireland's Great War for BBC and RTE. Over his career he produced work for BBC (Digging for Britain, Timewatch) , Channel 4 (Celebrity Snoop Dogs) , Youtube (James May's Headsqueeze), RTE (How Low Can You Go) and Netflix (Flinch 2019). In 2018 he also directed and edited Celebs in Solitary for Channel 5.

DEVELOPMENT

From idea to screen. Feature and short scripts development. 

PRODUCTION

Full production from script to screen with an experienced award winning crew. 

POST

Full post production services - offline and online editing with Avid Media Composer. Mastering up to 4K with full grading and mixing facilities. 

AWARDS

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BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN - Northern Irelan
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N. IRELAND SHORT FILM AWARDS 2018

ECHOES "Best Production Design"

UNDERGROUND CINEMA AWARDS 2018

ECHOES "Best Production Design"

DUBLIN SCI-FI FESTIVAL 2018

ECHOES "Best Irish Sci-Fi"

CULT CRITIC AWARDS 2018

ECHOES "Best Director"

 

NATIONAL IRISH SCI-FI AWARDS 2017

THE WAY BACK "Best Film"

INCREDIFEST 2016

THE WAY BACK "Best Cinematography"

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