The New Music (Feature Film)

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Raised by 85 people in 23 months

The New Music is a zero budget, DIY Feature Film being produced in Ireland.  

Here is our Official Teaser Trailer:

When 25 year old piano prodigy Adrian (Cilléin Mc Evoy) gets diagnosed with Early Onset Parkinson's Disease, his life is completely derailed.

Failing to cope with his new situation, Adrian moves into a flat in Dublin with Will (Jack Fenton), David (Patrick O'Brien) and Jodie (Martina Babišová). Once his new housemates learn about his musical past, they offer him a spot as the keyboard player in their punk rock band - The Cellmates.

The New Music is being produced in association with Young Parkinson's Ireland.
As such, 20% of money raised from this fundraising campaign will go directly to this organisation.

You can keep updated with events and initiatives organised by Young Parkinson's Ireland at:

You can also learn more about their annual event "Sunrise up Croagh Patrick" at:

Principle photography began in mid June. Check out our YouTube channel: The New Music Feature Film for more  behind the scene videos!

Filming was completed in September but we are only half way there!

How we will use our funds:

The crew's remaining expenses

Post-production sound (inc. final mix & studio sessions)

Re-recording dialogue (ADR)

Complete editor


Film festival entries (inc. blu-rays & entry fees)

Additional marketing materials (flyers, concerts, graphics, prizes)

Young Parkinson's Ireland will receive 20% of all funds raised.
Any further donations after the final goal is reached will be devolved directly to Young Parkinson's Ireland.

Who we are:

Chiara Viale (Writer, Director)

Philip Kidd (Director of Photography)

Cilléin McEvoy (Adrian)

Jack Fenton (Will)

Martina Babišová (Jodie)

Patrick O'Brien (David)

Where you can watch The New Music:
Once finished, The New Music will be privately screened at various cinemas and venues across Ireland, please contact us directly if you are interested in attending a screening, we will have more details on this in the new year.
The film will also be submitted to various film festivals across Ireland, the UK, Europe and hopefully the US by the end of 2018.
After the festival run we will email a download link to all backers who have pledged €15 or more.

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Greetings from The New Music! Hope you are well

We would like to take a moment to give our donors a big massive thank you for their support, it really has helped us a lot. Good news: we have completed our final edit - it is looking great, we are so so pleased about it and we can't wait for you to see it.

The next steps will include getting the sound mixed, special effects and the picture coloured to make it look as good as possible. Then it will be ready for festival entries! Hopefully somewhere near you.

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We are all systems go with ADR (that's Automated Dialogue Replacement which involves re-recording dialogue) and are nearly half way through that process.

Meanwhile The New Music has been featured on Broadsheet.ie!

You can check out the write up by out PR officer Emma Fagan Here: http://www.broadsheet.ie/2018/05/02/for-your-consideration-58/
Broadsheet featured The New Music!
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So on day 4 we went to Merrion Square for a brief dialogue scene between all the Cellmates and Adrian then we went behind the National College of Art and Design to a little studio called The Backloft to film a short dialogue scene then some montage scenes in the middle of a heatwave! In Ireland!
Day 4 Behind the Scenes on The New Music
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Hi backers!
Thank you very much for your support! If you are not following us on Facebook then you might be missing our updates there: https://www.facebook.com/thenewmusicfeature/

But here is a video update from our series of daily behind the scenes videos so you can see how filming went over the summer!
Day 3 - Filming in an Irish heatwave!
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