Don’t Talk to Irene wins comedy vanguard feature at Austin Film Festival

Don't Talk to Irene / Link to Austin Film Festival

Don’t Talk to Irene, a feature from Pat Mills (NSI Drama PrizeNSI Totally TelevisionNSI Features FirstScript to Screen) and Alyson Richards (NSI Drama Prize, NSI Features First), recently won the comedy vanguard award at the 2017 Austin Film Festival.

When Irene, the fattest girl in high school, gets suspended, she must endure two weeks of community service at a retirement home.

Following her passion for cheerleading, she secretly signs up the senior residents to audition for a dance-themed reality show to prove that you don’t need to be physically ‘perfect’ to be perfectly AWESOME.

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