Films – Present
All About E
A beautiful sexy DJ is forced to run when she stumbles on a stash of cash. Can she keep the money, conquer her demons AND get the girl?
Films – Future
SHE SELLS SEA SHELLS ON THE SEA SHORE (Script)
1820. Fossils are explosive news as they challenge the existence of god. A brilliant but uneducated Englishwoman becomes famous for her dinosaur fossil finds but discovers she must fight the Scientific Establishment to gain recognition.
Semis finalist 2010 Nichols (Academy) Awards for unproduced screenplays.
Films – Past
JUST A LITTLE CRUSH
An intense young woman, Valerie, hears and sees things that others can’t, like the snails screaming as she gardens. She glimpses a glamorous woman on a train and is smitten, entering a swashbuckling fantasy world.
Winner: Best Short, Milan Gay and Lesbian Festival 1995, 10min, 35mm. Producer/Dir Louise Wadley
When a good relationship runs for a long time (too long?) so do the bad habits. Small things can push either partner to make drastic decisions, particularly when it comes to … knickers.
Screened at numerous Festivals around the world. 1997, 5min, Betacam. Producer/Dir Louise Wadley
TO RUSSIA WITH LOVE
A Dublin housewife fought tooth and nail to reunite two Russian orphans. Debbie Deegan wept after splitting two best friends when she adopted Zina from a remote Russian orphanage. Debbie made a promise to heartbroken Valya: “I’ll be back.”
Winner: Best documentary, The Radharc Awards 2002 – Irish Television Awards. Broadcast over 10 countries
most requested repeat documentary on Irish TV. 2001
52min. BETACAM. Dir Louise Wadley, Wildfire Films Ltd
MAKING THE BREAK
When Judy first met Punch she thought he was the most handsome puppet she’d ever seen. After years of violence and emotional cruelty, Judy decided to take the baby and run. Intercut with fiction, this documentary reveals the common ground shared by women of different classes and cultures as they explore the reasons why they stayed in violent relationships for so long, and their lives after ‘making the break’.
1994, 48min, 16mm. Dir Anne Marie McDermott & Louise Wadley