Local filmmaker scoops international award

Fryerstown’s Alison Shirley. Photo: Eve Lamb

Eve Lamb

A film by Fryerstown’s Alison Shirley is quickly gaining international acclaim after clinching its category at the prestigious Denmark Luminous Frames film festival.
The six-minute screen work has taken out the festival’s short film category dealing with life in pandemic.
Now Shirley’s Beauty in Decay has also been selected, and is in contention for another win, in the Experimental Dance and Music Film Festival in Los Angeles and Toronto.
“That was a beautiful surprise,” the local filmmaker told the Mail this week after learning of her recent success in Denmark. Read more in the Mail 04.06.21