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.
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 of 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. Three Films is a small slate to start with and we are currently in discussions with a US Fund. It is not something that has been done here before but we need to up the anti and start thinking outside the box about funding.
"NO JUSTICE" is a short, dark, gritty drama about what happens when an innocent young man, in the wrong place, at the wrong time, gets killed
by a drugs gang. What's a Father to do, and how does he live with it ?
More importantly, how do we as a society stop it.
Directed by Alan Walsh & Mario Bortas.
Produced by John Phelan
The short film was completed in July 2009 and is heading for the film
festivals national and international."