An ostracised pantomime horse struggles to find acceptance in a world that seems determined to shun him for his differences.
Colin the Pantomime Horse is a short film written and directed by Susannah Hunt, following the journey of Colin, an unemployed pantomime horse. The screenplay reached the live final of Shorts TV’s ‘The Pitch’ competition at the Cannes Film Festival 2016, and was later picked up for production by 1793 LLC Films.
The film was produced and shot in Dublin, Ireland, featuring locations such as Howth Head and Temple Bar. Ten different people played the part of Colin over the course of filming! Although not officially a student film, the crew was almost entirely comprised of students in full-time education at Trinity College Dublin.
We are really excited to welcome Tamsin Heatley onto the project as the narrator. Tamsin has decades of experience working in children’s television as an actor and voiceover artist, and her previous credits include The Tweenies, Horrid Henry and The Fimbles.
Cliodhna Ní Mheadhra
Séafra Ó Faoláin
Siobhan O’Leary Ashford
Eamonn Elliott (as Dame Maisie)
Susannah Hunt Writer/Director/Editor
Matthew DiLorenzo Producer/Executive Producer
Joseph DiLorenzo Executive Producer
Joseph Sorelle Executive Producer
James Dolan Producer
Oscar Ferguson Director of Photography
Calum Legorburu Assistant Camera
Cliodhna Ní Mheadhra Behind the Scenes Videographer
Allison Wheeland Script Supervisor
Séamas MacLochlainn Lighting
Tom Power Composer