When the world ends, the fun begins.

Official poster, 2023

Official trailer, 2023


“An absurdist farce that keeps piling on ridiculous elements and crazy twists of fortune” - The Guardian
“Unrelentingly funny” - Montreal Times
“Consistently funny and delightfully weird” - Business Post
“Hits the comic beats with immaculate timing” - The Irish Times
“A rocking good time” - Screen Daily
“An insane comedy” - Hollywood Reporter
★★★★ - Irish Independent
★★★★ - Irish Examiner
★★★★ - Digital Spy
★★★★ - The Arts Desk
★★★★ - RTÉ Guide
83% on Rotten Tomatoes

Apocalypse Clown

APOCALYPSE CLOWN is my second feature film, co-written with James Walmsley and Demian Fox. It’s a cult comedy about a troupe of Clowns searching for relevance on cross country odyssey in the aftermath of an apocalyptic event. It had its world premiere at the Galway Film Fleadh 2023 where it won ‘BEST IRISH FILM’. It had its North American Premiere at Fantasia Film Festival 2023 in Montreal.

It received a theatrical release in Ireland and the UK in September 2023 to wide spread critical acclaim. It was acquired by NETFLIX and will be available from 23rd October 2023. It was also sold to Capstone Pictures (through Telepool) for the US and Canada; Telepool for German-speaking territories; Njuta for Scandinavia, MCF Megacom for the Adriatics; Arna Media for Russia and CIS; Pictureworks for India; and Aardwolf for airlines.

Apocalypse Clown was directed by George Kane and produced by Fastnet Films with the support of Screen Ireland, RTÉ, BAI, U Media, Wildcard, Vertigo releasing and Charade. Starring David Earl, Natalie Palamides, Amy De Bhrún, Fionn Foley, Tadhg Murphy and Ivan Kaye.

Directed by George Kane
Shot by David Grenan
Costume by Alice Eyssartier
Hair & Make Up by Catherine Clarinval & team
VFX by Umedia
Score by Stephen McKeon
Design by Martin Goulding
Edited by Matyas Veress
Written by myself, James Walmsley & Demian Fox
Produced by James Dean & Morgan Bushe

And the wonderfully committed cast…
David Earl, Natalie Palamides, Fionn Foley, Amy de Bhrun, Pollyanna Machintosh, Ivan Kaye, Tony Cantwell, Tara Flynn, Erin McGathy, Marcio Wille, Tadhg Murphy & Barry McGovern.

Filmed on location in Dublin and Kildare.

Writer / Actor
Feature Film
September, 2023