The Film
A short film about a purple boy, a green ball, a red ball, a green girl, a red girl and a purple boy.

This film was produced under the
SHORT SHORTS scheme with
the support of The Irish Film Board

The film can now be viewed in full on The Irish Film Board website:



Best Irish Animation, Galway Film Fleadh 2007


Writer/Director/Animator - Alan Holly

Producer - Barry O'Donoghue

Music - Shane Holly

Music Recording - Blake Curran

Ink & Paint
Dylan Holly, Maria Johansson, Jenny O'Brien, Donal Mangan

Final Sound Mix – Michelle Cunniffe, Ardmore Sound

Thanks to:

Jill McGregor, Short Shorts Co-ordinator (IFB)
Louise Ryan, Marketing Executive (IFB)
Alan Collins, Ardmore Sound
Barbara Henkes, Filmbase
Eliana Pulvirenti & Dolby Laboratories (UK)
All the supportive staff at the Irish Film Board

Festivals & Screenings

26th International Young Audience Film Festival ALE KINO!
Poznan, Poland, 12-20 December 2008, Screening out of competition

PAF 2008 Animation Film Festival
Olomouc, Czech Republic, 11 -14 December 2008

Bursa International Silk Road Film Festival
Istanbul, Turkey, 2-6 December 2008

Encounters 14th International Short Film Festival, Bristol, UK,
18-23 November 2008

28ème Festival du Film d'Amiens
28th Amiens Film Festival, France, 7-16 November 2008

22nd Braunschweig International Film Festival, Germany,
4-9 November 2008

Festival du film du Beauvais - Regions d'Europe (Irlande)
Beauvais, France, 17-22 October 2008

5th Novara Cine Festival – Horizontal Scenarios
Novara, Italy, 29 September - 4 October 2008

Krok Internatioanl Animated Film Festival
St. Petersburg - Valaam - Kizhi - Yaroslavl - Moscow,
21-30 September 2008

Electric Picnic - Art & Music Festival, Stradbally, Co. Laois, Ireland, 29-31 August 2008

Anima Mundi - International Animation Festival of Brazil
Rio de Janeiro 11-20 July, Sao Paulo 23-27 July

FESTROIA - International Film Festival of Setúbal, 24th Edition, Portugal, 6-15 June 2008

48th Zlin International Film Festival for Children & Youth
Zlin, Czech Republic, 1-8 June 2008
Screening: Thursday, June 5th at 9 am

Mid-Ulster Film Festival, An Creagán, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland,
2-4 May 2008

RIFF - Roma Independent Film Festival, Rome, Italy, 18-24 April 2008

8th Jameson Belfast Film Festival, Northern Ireland, 10-19 April 2008

Kids Fleadh, 10th Annual Craic Fest, New York, USA, March 2008

Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, Ireland,
15-24 February 2008
Irish Film Board Shorts 19th February 6pm, IFI

19th Istanbul International Short Film Festival, Turkey,
7-14 November 2007

Cork Film Festival, Ireland, 14-21 October 2007

Wee Craic Festival, New York, USA, 22 September 2007

Galway Film Fleadh, Ireland, 10-15 July 2007





This film was produced under the
SHORT SHORTS scheme with the
support of The Irish Film Board.




All artwork copyright Barley Films 2004-2010