Each week, an established Irish director will introduce a Screen Ireland-supported short of their choice to a wider audience.

Actor and writer/director Hugh O’Conor introduces Tom Sullivan’s Asal, the story of Fionn, a young fisherman, who risks everything to help a friend. 

Watch below for Hugh's introduction and the full short film.

Hugh O’Conor is an actor, writer and director, known for his feature directorial debut Metal Heart starring Jordanne Jones. Tom Sullivan is a writer/director whose whose upcoming release Arracht has received international and Irish critical acclaim at festivals in Tallinn, Glasgow and Dublin.

Watch more short films from Screen Ireland here.