Winner of Audience Award at Irish Film Institute Documentary Festival 2019
- It's about life, love and second chances
This heartfelt story charts singer-songwriter Mic Christopher's humble beginnings busking on the streets of Dublin, his rise to rock star, the near-fatal accident that left him millimeters from death, through to his final year where he lead an entire generation of Irish musicians onto fame, success and new artistic highs.
Told through the eyes of those whose lives he touched - Oscar-winner Glen Hansard, writer/actor Sharon Horgan, Mike Scott of The Waterboys, Bronagh Gallagher, Josh Ritter, Lisa Hannigan, Rónán Ó'Snodaigh, Colm Mac Con Iomaire and many more.
This epic story of extraordinary music and friendship will both touch and inspire.
We are proud to bring you the Speed of Life produced video for BP Fallon & David Holmes' musical tribute to guitarist Henry McCullough. Released on the Late Night Tales record label as part of their David Holmes album, 'Henry McCullough' was also remixed by Andrew Weatherall for Record Store Day 2017.
was founded by Níall Carver in 2017. His background was producing and presenting music radio with RTÉ. His lifelong love of music and the arts lies at the heart of Speed of Life Films.
In 2016 Speed Of Life Films produced the music video for ‘Henry McCullough’ by BP Fallon & David Holmes.
In 2019 'Heyday: The Mic Christopher Story' directed by Alan Leonard premiered at Galway Film Fleadh and won Audience Award at The Irish Film Institute Documentary Festival and Best Picture at KIFF 2019.
'Heyday' is the first of three feature length documentary films by director Alan Leonard and Speed of Life Films.
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