The New Arrival

Eric moving house

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Eric's Mam

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The Insult

Eric provokes Darren

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The Game

Football on the street

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The Challenge

Darren and Eric

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The Driveway

Eric confronts Jim

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The Kitchen

Eric's dilemma

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The Stand Off

The Challenge

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  • The New Arrival
  • Adele
  • The Insult
  • The Game
  • The Challenge
  • The Driveway
  • The Kitchen
  • The Stand Off

Fat Freddie’s Drop “Life’s all about moving forward… unless you’re a Goldfish.”

Fat Freddie's Drop - Trailer from Alan Markey on Vimeo.

Written & Directed by Alan Markey .
Produced by Marie-Claire Hoysted & Alan Markey.
Co-Producer: Gavan Duffy.
Music by Gavin McCaffery & Sergio Milani.

A Tonlegee Films Production.

Fat Freddies Drop was broadcast on RTÉ2 Shortscreen on the 8th of March 2016.
Watch it now on the RTÉ Player and on the RTÉ Player International.


Eric is a YouTube celebrity thanks to the funny videos he has made of his pet goldfish - Fat Freddie. When Eric's Dad Jim loses his job the family have to relocate to a different town.

Eric finds himself pushed into playing a game of football with the boys on his new street. He gets into a fight with local hard man Darren. A challenge is set: Eric must kill his pet goldfish if he is to get an apology from Darren and be accepted on the street.



New Artwork for Fat Freddie's Drop.

26 Aug 2014

Our new film poster is designed by Sarah & Aaron Lennon-Ross. It combines elements of minimalism and surrealism in tandem with the Director's vision. For more information our talented designers check out their work with Tiny…

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