The Mic Christopher Story

Heyday: The Mic Christopher Story

– 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.









Heyday: The Mic Christopher Story

(Official Trailer)

BP Fallon & David  Holmes –
‘Henry McCullough’

(Official Video)

Speed of Life Films produced the video for BP Fallon & David Holmes’ musical tribute to guitarist Henry McCullough. Featuring Noel Gallagher on guitar, the song was on David Holmes’ Late Night Tales album and was remixed by Andrew Weatherall.

About Us

Speed Of Life Films is a multi-award winning Dublin based production company working across documentary and narrative films. The company was founded by Níall Carver in 2016 when he parlayed his experience in music radio into music documentary filmmaking.

Since then Speed Of Life Films has set out its stall with visually striking filmmaking and compelling storytelling. Their first feature film ‘Heyday: The Mic Christopher Story’ premiered at Galway Film Fleadh 2019, and won Best Picture at KIFF and Audience Award at the Irish Film Institute Documentary Festival.

Currently in post production is ‘BP Fallon: Rock’n’Roll Wizard’ – the extraordinary life story of a legendary music figure. The film is due for release later this year.

Speed Of lIfe Films has two more international feature documentaries currently in development – ‘Gloria’ is the incredible story of music legend Gloria Jones, and ‘Wendy James: Raw Materials’ tells the inspirational story of the rock icon whose career began fronting ‘Transvision Vamp’ in the 1980s and who is now at the top of her game and making the best music of her career.

And among the company’s exciting development slate is their first narrative film –  Sci-Fi thriller ‘The Garden’.

The company is eager to continue to grow its slate of films and to work with new international partners.

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