Liam Gavin’s A Dark Song wins two major awards at FantasPorto International Film Festival

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Liam Gavin’s A Dark Song wins two major awards at FantasPorto International Film Festival

Posted: 6th March 2017

Congratulations to Liam Gavin’s horror flick, A Dark Song, on continuing its successful international film festival run by picking up two further awards—Best Director and Best Actress—at the prestigious genre film festival, FantasPorto International Film Festival in Portugal.

Written and directed by Liam Gavin and produced by David Collins and Cormac Fox for Samson Films, alongside Tim Dennison for Tall Man Films, A Dark Song is funded by Bord Scannán na hÉireann and Ffilm Cymru Wales. Starring Catherine Walker, Steve Oram, Susanne Loughnane and Mark Huberman in a story in which a determined young woman and a damaged occultist risk their lives and souls to perform a dangerous ritual that will grant them what they want.

The film has screened internationally at multiple film festivals including the Galway Film Fleadh; Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas; the Sitges Film Festival in Spain and MonsterFest in Melbourne where it won four awards. A Dark Song has also screened at the BFI London Film Festival; Morbido Fest in Mexico; Telluride Horror Show and the Cork Film Festival.

A Dark Song will hit Irish cinemas on 7 April.