Kilkenny short film wins prestigious Platinum Remi Award

A Kilkenny filmmaker’s won at the WorldFest Houston Film Festival.

Kevin Hughes’ NASA-inspired short ”Lift Off” took a Platinum Remi Award at the 52nd annual event.

The piece tells of 11 year old Grace who’s woken from a dream about going to the moon.

Kevin’s been telling KCLR news they worked hard on the production which was shot entirely locally and he is now already onto his next production.

He’s joined the ranks of Spielberg, Lucas, Ang Lee, The Coen Brothers and other luminaries who’s also won the same Award.