Old Hall Films

From The North

Old Hall Films is a production company based in Manchester and north Dublin, which makes high quality films with international appeal but a northern soul.

Old Hall Films is a CE50 company.

About Us

Proud of who we are and where we come from, Old Hall Films is a feature film, television drama and feature documentary production company based in Manchester, with a sister office in Dublin, Ireland.

Story telling is what we do, producing films that capture the imagination and win awards. Working with some of the best and most talented people from the region, we create great stories, beautifully realised.

Old Hall Films sets itself apart from its rivals by only producing high quality, polished content with international appeal.

We embrace creativity and innovation in the rapidly changing world of drama and documentary for multiple platforms.

Old Hall Films has recently been selected by Creative England as one of its CE 50 Companies to Watch for 2019.

Our Team

Keith Farrell

Managing Director

"The Man With The Plan"

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Milly Ali

Executive Producer

"The One Who Gets The Picture Made"

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Margot Douglas

Trainee Producer

"The Lady Who Gets The Show On The Road"

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Ian George

Financial Advisor

"The Guy Who Knows About The Numbers"

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Brionie Hemingway

Risk Advisor

"The One Who Asks The Tricky Questions"

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Thandie Ndlovu

Researcher - Intern

"The Rising Star"

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Dave Farrell

Executive Producer

"The Wise Owl"

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Our Productions

Girl Alone

Short Film - Released March 2019. Official Selection 31st Galway Film Fleadh.

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Parents Together Forever

Four parents in lockdown hell get together over Zoom – but with each of them lost in their own little bubble, they couldn’t be further apart.

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Another Happy Ever After

A mother who takes refuge in stories, realises that she must get rid of her prince charming to create her own happy ever after.

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The future is bleak. The Regime is absolute. Even the suspicion of guilt makes you culpable.

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Rabbit Punch

Released - January 2017. Winner Best Short Film Omaha International Film Festival

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In Development

A Moment Of Grace

When her gangland boss ups the stakes, a young woman makes an ally in a troubled stranger and together they escape her life of vice. God help anyone that gets in her way.

A Canoe for Christmas

A lovable Irish Dad, out of work and out of cash, in a comic battle against the odds and the elements to get his son the thing he wants most for Christmas; a canoe, with two seats! It’s A Wonderful Life meets Waking Ned meets Dumb and Dumber!

Taking The Picture

A priceless painting that was bequeathed to Ireland by its late owner hangs in an English gallery. Two plucky Irish students plot to steal it back.

Here (For Now)

Sarah, a young woman, travels from Canada to Ireland in order to spread her grandmother’s ashes. After nearly drowning, she awakens to find she’s now stuck in 1963.


A young Afro-Caribbean Irishman fleeing gang warfare in Manchester searches for a new life in rural Ireland but his past comes back to haunt him when former gang boss tracks him down.

Snaking Flame

A young woman has no choice but to confront her sister’s husband and his mother about the truth behind her unexplained death in a kitchen fire.

The Closing Line

A call centre operator for an online bookmakers is caught in a kidnap drama when a problem gambler holds her boss hostage.

Jubilee Nurse

To be a nurse in any era is tough, but to be a nurse operating wilds of of rural Ireland in 1919, was not just challenging it was downright dangerous.

Somewhere Called Home

Two sisters separated as children but united by grief after their father's suicide fight to save their family's home from destruction.


The Bookie O'Neill a revolutionary turned gangster is under attack as a new rival challenges his dominance on the streets.

Girl Alone

Girl Alone is a non-linear narrative film that focuses on the emotional turmoil of a woman, as she attempts to escape from her dark past. As the events in her life unfold, we discover how and why she has ended up on the run alone in Manchester.

Who's the Girl

Screenwriter Linda Barnett talks about her inspiration for Girl Alone

Director Keith Farrell describes the process of getting Girl Alone from page to screen.

Girl Alone

Official Selection - 31st Galway Film Fleadh

A girl with a dark past finds herself alone and on the run, but sometimes moving forward is harder than it seems.

Get In Touch

  • Trinity House, 114 Northenden Road, Sale, UK