SLR - Elliot (Liam Cunningham) talks to Verma (Richard Dormer), photo by Aidan Monaghan
SLR - Elliot (Liam Cunningham) talks to Verma (Richard Dormer), photo by Aidan Monaghan


A man obsessed with ‘voyeur pornography’ makes a shocking discovery, forcing him onto the trail of an anonymous photographer known only by his online username ANORAK.

Writer/Director: Stephen Fingleton
Producer: Matthew James Wilkinson
Cast: Liam Cunningham, Amy Wren, Richard Dormer, Ryan McParland, Jasmine Breinburg

Genre: Thriller/Drama
Running Time: 22 min
Status: Completed

SLR has been well received at film festivals, with particular success on the Irish circuit. Accolades include winning the Light in Motion award for Best Irish Short Film at Foyle Film Festival 2013, and being nominated for an Irish Film & Television Award (IFTA) 2014. For a full list of festival submissions and awards, please see below.

To celebrate the online release of SLR, Lighthouse hosted a special event of interventions, screenings and a panel discussion with leading experts on questions around privacy, surveillance and voyeurism.

Stephen Fingleton, Matt Wilkinson

Stephen Fingleton – Writer/Director

Stephen Fingleton is a writer-director from Northern Ireland. His short films Driver and Shirin have won several awards and screened at over 70 international festivals. His feature script The Survivalist has attracted interest from Hollywood and the UK’s top producers, and he is developing a high-concept feature to direct with a major UK production company. He is represented by Jack Thomas at Independent in the UK and Philip D’amecourt & Philip Raskind at WME.

Matthew James Wilkinson – Producer

Born and raised in the North West of England, Matthew James Wilkinson has worked for Avalon Television, AP Watt Literary, Film & Television Agency, as a freelance writer and script editor, and as a film reviewer for Channel 4/film and Little White Lies magazine. He left his position as Script Executive at Working Title Films to produce, and currently has a 1st look deal with Pathe UK. His latest film, black comedy Worm, stars Tom Basden. 

Festivals and Awards:
Irish Film & Television Award (IFTA) Nomination 2014
Belfast Film Festival, Ireland 2014
Galway Film Fleadh, Ireland 2013
Foyle Film Festival, Ireland 2013 – Winner of Light in Motion award for Best Irish Short Film
National Short Film Festival in Drama, Greece 2013
Glasgow Short Film Festival, Scotland 2013



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