Six brand new online dramas have been launched by RTÉ and Northern Ireland Screen for the new season of Storyland.
The 20 minute dramas are now available to watch on the RTÉ Player.
Storyland, now in its ninth season, showcases the breadth of Ireland's creative talent across writing, acting, producing and directing and brings original stories to a national and global audience.
David Crean, Executive Producer for RTÉ Television said: "This year RTÉ and Northern Ireland Screen are bringing six original Irish dramas to audiences in Ireland and around the world.
"As well as introducing great new stories from new voices, Storyland is a significant part of RTÉ's commitment to developing creative drama talent on the island of Ireland".
Richard Williams, Chief Executive, Northern Ireland Screen, commented: "We are delighted to be working in partnership with RTÉ once again.
"In any medium a great story is central to success and Storyland allows us to develop, and invest in, a new generation of writing talent. Audiences at home and abroad are in for a real treat with these six new dramas."
Previous Storyland commissions have gone on to be commissioned for RTÉ comedy and drama series, developed in a feature film and have won numerous international awards as well as generating additional opportunities, both within and outside RTÉ for the writers, directors, producers and actors.
Storyland is available on RTÉ Player from today, Monday November 25 2019.
The dramas commissioned for this series of Storyland are:
Vinny and Lauryn fall for each other but their future together is thrown into doubt by the intersection of the darkest parts of their lives.
Written and directed by Dave Tynan (Dublin Oldschool) Produced by Dave Leahy and Michael Donnelly for Warrior Films. Starring Ian Lloyd Anderson and Eva Jane Gaffney.
A Deal's A Deal
A misguided and disgruntled teenage pigeon fancier reacts badly to the death of his champion young bird.
Written by Francis and Geraldine Scullion. Directed by Mick Gordon, produced by Pearce Cullen for Wolfhound Media. Starring Ian McElhinney, Stuart Graham, Rose Henderson, Laura Hughes.
Eat the Rich
Wee Bun Films
A young bicycle courier, struggling to survive in the gig economy, takes revenge on the boss who fired him.
Written by PJ Hart, directed by Aidan Largey, produced by Katy Jackson for Wee Bun films. Starring Shaun Blaney, Ian Beattie, Kristina Yaneva.
Richter Media and Write Path NI
A desperate housewife takes drastic measures to solve her problem. It's only then that she discovers that she, herself, may be the problem that someone else has decided to solve.
Written by Marion McDowell, directed by Meghan McArdle, produced by Janine Cobain for Richter Media and Write Path NI. Starring Maggie Cronin, Andrea O Neil, Julie Alderdice, Ian Beattie.
Skip to the End
Brothers Gonna Work It Out Ltd
A man suffering the trauma of his young daughter's hospitalisation following a car accident is given a mysterious solution to skip past his pain.
Written and directed by Jason Butler for Brothers Gonna Work It Out Ltd. Starring Paul Reid, Amy de Bhrun, Mark Huberman.
Stori Creative Ltd
Faced with the eviction from her home by her own daughter, an elderly mother takes in a refugee as freedom takes on a new relative meaning for the pair.
Written and directed by Grainne Dwyer. Produced by Fiona Dwyer for Stori Creative Ltd. Starring Catherine Field, Fachtna O Driscoll, Aoife Moore, Maurice Thom.