in development




genre:                        supernatural horror
writer: Ninon Schubert
director: Michael O'Connor
production company: Shakedown Films

Ava and Theo are a young couple tormented by guilt and regret. They move to the countryside to overcome the recent suicide of Ava’s sister. But the landscape around them has a past of its own – scarred by the Black Death and haunted by a mysterious plague doctor with a terrifying agenda.



Selected for:

Sitges Pitchbox 2019 / Filmarket Hub @ Sitges InternationalFestival of Fantastic Film



Selected for:

European Genre Forum

Stowe Story Labs @ EFM







genre: essay film
concept: Ninon Schubert
director: Michael O'Connor
production company Shakedown Films


A visual meditation exploring the way in which we perceive and believe in what is reality, based on Plato's "Allegory of the Cave".




genre:   supernatural road movie
screenplay: Ninon Schubert/Michael O'Connor
director: Michael O'Connor
cast: tba

AMONG GHOSTS is a supernatural road movie set in the dramatic landscape of Ireland. Two strangers, a young woman and an ex-con, form a bond as they realize they can see their own and other people’s ghosts. Forced to flee from past traumas and crimes, they try to outrun the past but can’t escape from their 

   (C) Trevor Cole / 500px                                                                                                ghosts.



                                                                                                                      - Selected for 2018 Stowe

                                                                                                                      Story Labs @ EFM