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.

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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.