#117 | Phillip Doherty, Emma Foley and Tamryn Reinecke. Galway Film Fleadh, Best First Feature and Best Irish Feature Winners 2020.

Aug 14, 2020, 12:04 PM


On this extra episode; Seán T. Ó Meallaigh (Flying solo) went to Galway and Dublin respectively to interview Phillip Doherty,  Emma Foley and Tamryn Reinecke of Pale Rebel Productions to chat about their recent success with their debut feature made for just 40,000 and with a bucket of Cavan good will, Redemption of a Rogue

Phillip Doherty is a playwright and director. Two-time winner of the RTE PJ O'Connor Radio drama Award, Philip Doherty a native of Cavan Town, holds an MA in Drama and Theatre Studies from NUI Galway where he developed his writing and honed his unique voice. He is artistic director of the Gonzo Theatre Company. This is Phillips first Feature Film.

Redemption of a Rogue is set in Cavan and stars Aaron Monaghan (Maze, Assassin's Creed) as Jimmy, a man who "embarks on a sacrificial and outlandish journey to rid himself of his guilt and shame from the past, ultimately redeeming himself through love". 
The cast also includes Aisling O'Mara, Kieran Roche, Kevin McGahern, Shane Connaughton and Pat McCabe. 
Redemption of a Rogue won Best Irish Film and Best Irish First Feature at the Galway Film Fleadh at the weekend. It is due for release in cinemas later in the year. 

Producers Emma Foley and Tamryn Reinecke of Pale Rebel Productions.
PRP strive to develop creative content from the ground up, working collaboratively with filmmakers from concept through to completion. They are focused on projects that put the creative process at the centre, with the goal of producing unique audience driven content. 
Emma and Tamryn were also nominated for the Bingham Ray New Talent Award at the Galway Film Fleadh.

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