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Mara: The Seal Wife has been selected for Kevin Smith's first annual SModcastle Film Festival and will screen 4th Dec, SModcastle Cinemas, Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey.

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Our first independent film from the Mara series is now complete.

Mara: The Seal Wife is a short film inspired by Selkie Folklore and set in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.

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We had a wonderful evening at the MiraBan UK Film Awards where we picked up awards for Best Drama Short, Best Actress and Best Film Score. Congrats to all our team!

Mara has also received an Honourable Mention from Timeless Awards a new quarterly festival based in Poland.

Our has also been selected for the 22nd FirstGlance Film Festival in LA this May. Keep an eye on their website for further details on tickets and screening dates.

Best wishes,


The Mara Team

Thank you to the Sipontum Arthouse International Film Festival for recognising and awarding our film in the February edition of your festival! Congrats to Sarah Pritchard for Best Actress, Jason Weidner for Best Cinematography, Heather Andrews and Stewart Simpson for Best Sound Design!

Our film is mentioned in the festival blog and will screened on March 4th.

We are delighted to have our film along with our awesome score shortlisted in the upcoming MiraBan UK Film Awards!


Writer/director Uisdean Murray along with composer Philip Smith were interviewed by the team behind the festival recently. Despite some sound issues near the start it we had a great time with some very interesting questions.


We won Best Short Film at the Sea of Art a new monthly international film festival focused on art house cinema and based in Moscow. Our film also won Best Score and and was nominated for Best Screenplay and Best Editor at the Long Story Shorts, a monthly international film festival based in Bucharest,