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Synopsis: Ger, an ageing, punk rocker returns to his hometown of Birr in order to get his band, the Kill Cormacs, back together for one last gig.

7 minutes ▪ Fiction ▪ UK / Ireland ▪ 

​Directors' Statement: Dead Beat was originally created as part of OFFline Film Festival's 57hr Filmmaking Challenge. It won the competition by a unanimous jury, winning a guaranteed slot at the prestigious Galway Film Fleadh. 

Dead Beat touches upon issues of friendship, getting old and what it means to be truly punk.

Technical Information: 


  • Runtime: 7 minutes

  • Completion Date: 2017

  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom

  • Country of Filming: Ireland

  • Film Language: English

  • Shooting Format: ProRes 422

  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9

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