Lurgan man’s film is nominated for an Oscar

Boogaloo and Graham nominated for live action short Oscar
Boogaloo and Graham nominated for live action short Oscar
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A short film was written by Lurgan Man Ronan Blaney has been nominated for an Oscar.

Boogaloo and Graham, written by the Brownlow Integrated College teacher, has received an Oscar nomination in the live action short category.

The film, directed by Michael Lennox is set in 1970s Belfast.

Boogaloo and Graham is about two young boys who discover the facts of life with the help of their pet chickens.

Director Michael Lennox said: “It is really overwhelming and such an honour for all the cast and crew involved to be recognised by the Academy.”

The short film was written by Dr Blaney, who teaches English, and produced by Brian Falconer and stars Belfast actor Martin McCann and Charlene McKenna.

This year’s Academy awards ceremony will be held on Sunday 22 February 2015 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.