Bootstrap Films is primarily engaged in the development, and ultimately production of different genre material at different budget levels for the national and international market place, using local and international talent in writing and creative areas.
Bootstrap Films will attend Cannes Film Festival from May16 -21st Conatact John - tel: + 353 87 2568872
What If wins the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival 2006
" WHAT IF ", continues to advance its plans for a feature film version of the short, with an Audience Award at the Chicago Irish Film Festival earlier this year. Check out www.chicagoirishfilmfestival.com
Bootstrap Films provides small slate and is exploring finance for three of its films using a fund. We are looking at different ways to finance film production in Ireland and anchoring these with the Tax Incentives available here, says John Phelan, Bootstrap Films, Managing Director.
The Irish Government has announced that the Tax Incentives for Filming in Ireland are being extended to 2020.
Bootstrap Films has a number of high-concept projects for the Cannes Film Festival. "We have some great projects, said Producer, John Phelan. We are very excited about our mini-series, based on the escape of 6 Fenion Prisoners from Fremantle Prison in Perth in 1876. One of great epic escapes of all time. THE CATALPA. Check out our film projects, especially our feature, CELLULOID HERO.
Contact in Cannes. John on + 353 87 2568872.
Bootstrap Films is pleased to announce that its short film " NO JUSTICE " will be screened at the 2013 Chicago Irish Film Festival. The festival committee said,Everyone on the programming committee was on the edge of their seats, great story line w/ twists and turns, excellent cinematography and editing, so well done indeed. The film was directed by Alan Walsh and Mario Bortas and produced by John Phelan.
A TEASER for our feature film " HARMONICA BLUES " will be shot later this month. Starring Simon Delaney (The Good Wife )and Karl Shiels.
Harmonica Blues is a rags to riches story about a young man trying to leave his criminal past behind. Written and Directed by Alan Walsh. Featuring the music of legendary Harmonica player "Don Baker ".
Bootstrap Films commissions treatment for television series on the escape of 6 Fenian Prisoners from Freemantle Prison, Australia in 1876. A coproduction between Ireland, Australia and the US.. It’s a tale of hardship, bravery, determination and incredible self sacrifice. Despite spies, informers, the might of the British Empire and the power of mother nature, the plan succeeds.
Resulting in one of the first parades down Broadway and cementing the bond between American and Irish nationalism that would ultimately inspire financial and moral support for Irish independence.