by David Bolger

HOW TO SINK A PAPER BOAT delves into the mysteries of the sea – as events of Dublin Bay’s past collide with the present, bringing history to life in a bold, physical short film. 

Currently in Production | World Premiere Coming Soon

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Michael Daniel Reardon
Cora Ivonne Kalter

Written, Directed & Choreographed by David Bolger
Produced by Sarah Latty & Bridget Webster
Director of Photography Russell Gleeson
Editor Róisín O’Donnell
Music Michael Fleming
Costume Sinéad Lawlor
Hair & Makeup Val Sherlock
Set Decoration & Props Dylan Farrell

First Assistant Director Michael Hayes
first Assistant Camera Brían Dungan, Paul Shanahan, Philip Blake
Aerial Camera Aerial Photography Ireland
Sound Mixer Niall O’Sullivan
Post Production Co-Ordinator Maud Ribbens
Assistant Editor Conor Spelman
Dialogue & FX Editor / Re-Recording Mixer Colm Mullally
Colourist Nikos Panteris
Online Editor Alan Sullivan
Graphic Design Alphabet Soup
Location Managers Aaron Kennedy, Paula Tierney
Water Safety Mary Bolger Hinds
Project Arts Centre Electrician John Crudden
Set Installation Manager Marie Tierney
Set Installation Crew Jason Coogans, Gavin Mooney, William Lennon
Production Assistants Caoimhe Griffin-Hayes, Grace Tolan
Catering The Company
Transportation Wheels, Oddie Sherwin, Jason Coogans

Special Thanks to
Siobhan Bourke, Olwen Dawe, Robert McCabe, Clive Welsh

Thank You
Liz Roche Company, Eamonn Fox, Siobhán McDonald, Owen Boss/ANU, Pugs Props, Kate Lennon, Eddie & Jenny Brennan

Filmed on Location in Ireland
Baily Lighthouse, Howth courtesy of Irish Lights and Frank Pelly, Curator and Brendan Carty, Attendant
West Pier, Dún Laoghaire courtesy of Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company
Project Arts Centre, Dublin