Irish Sci-Fi Thriller DARK BY NOON to Close London Sci-Fi Festival April 23, 2013 Time travel thriller will finish out the sci-fi festival. It has been announced that Alan Leonard and Michael O’Flaherty’s time-travel thriller ‘Dark By Noon’ has been selected have its World Premiere as the Closing Film at the 12th Annual International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantastic Film, Sci-Fi-London on May 6th 2013. Shot over eight weeks entirely in North County Dublin using sets built from scratch, ‘Dark by Noon’ deals with themes of betrayal, greed and revenge and centres around Robert “Rez” Rezola (played by Patrick Buchanan), a man abandoned by society but who possesses the perfect photographic mind. Rez is coerced by a group of men from his past into becoming a guinea pig for a stolen machine called ‘Titus’. ‘Titus’ has the potential to send a person eight hours into the future for a short period. The rogue operatives are making millions by attaining advance knowledge of the stock markets. When Rez leaps forward in time he witnesses a nuclear explosion in his city leaving him only eight hours to escape the facility, save his daughter and his world. “Sci-Fi-London was one of our top targets to screen ‘Dark By Noon,’ said Michael O’Flaherty. “The fact that we can World Premiere there and close such a prestigious genre festival is exciting and nerve wracking. The audience at London Sci-Fi are true fans of science fiction – fans who demand respect for the science fiction film worlds. So we can expect an honest reaction. We couldn’t have asked for a better World Premiere” ‘Dark by Noon’ was produced by Ikka Films and Vico Films (‘King of the Travellers’).