Before the Sirens

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National Lottery Legends Branded Film

A branded film focussing on Sean Dillon, a taxi driver from Derry. Sean volunteers as a National Lottery funded Foyle First Responder, a group originally set up in response to the high rate of suicide in Northern Ireland.

Sometimes, all you need is a helping hand, and for this Lottery Legend, he gives up his time and some space in his boot to be there when needed. - National Lottery

2018 | Before The Sirens

Advertising Promo | 2 minutes

directors HOPE KEMP & RONAN CORRIGAN

director of photography BEN G. BROWN

colourist: LIA HAYES

sound recordist: ANDREW GRAHAM
 

Press

"Hope Kemp’s film offers a sensitive portrayal of the important work done by Sean and his fellow volunteers."

BFI

"A Derry taxi driver who helps save lives through his work as a first responder has been featured in a new campaign celebrating the inspirational people and projects who do extraordinary things with the help of National Lottery funding. Sean Dillon’s exploits has been viewed thousands of times online after featuring in the National Lottery Legend series."

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