Hardy Hands

UK Film Council & Northern Ireland Screen


After returning to his hometown for a short stay Paul has a chance encounter with some old friends in the local pub. Hoping for a nostalgia filled evening he instead finds that old tensions can sometimes reveal themselves in the most unexpected and startling ways.



Chris Baugh



Michael Lavery

Andy Porter

Mary-Frances Doherty

Ryan McKenna 




Director of Photography

Ryan Kernaghan


Production Designer 

Robin McFarland


Edited by Brian Philip Davis


Production Manager - Maeve McAdam

1st AD - Leona McCarron

Focus Puller - Grace Sweeney

Gaffer - Davy Bates

Hair and Make-up - Robin Wheeler

Sound Recordist - Michael McKnight

Continuity - Andrew Parkhill

Sound Design and Mix - Ian Palmer

2nd AD - Roisin Curtis


Songs by Down in Autumn, Gary Quinn and Freerider


Associate Producer - Maeve McAdam

Development Executive - Steve Brooks

Executive Producer for the UKFC - Jude Goldrei

NI Screen Short Film Co-ordinator - Christine Morrow