Alex Fegan

Film Director


  • The Court Astronomer
    2011 — Short Film — 14 mins
  • Sliced
    2011 — Short Film — 8 mins
  • Man Made Men
    2010 — Feature Film — 90 mins
  • The Toy Shop
    2021 — Documentary
  • The Irish Wedding
    2021 — Documentary — 75 mins
  • The Confessors
    2020 — Documentary
  • Abbeyfealegood
    2019 — Documentary — 60 mins
  • Older Than Ireland
    2015 — Documentary — 81 mins
  • The Irish Pub
    2013 — Documentary — 76 mins
  • 2011 — Winner
    Arizona International Film Festival — Best Foreign Feature. Man Made Men
  • 2016 — Winner
    Boston Irish Film Festival — Director's Choice Award. Older Than Ireland
  • 2011 — Nominated
    the Underground Cinema Awards — Independent Feature.
  • 2011 — Winner
    The Ballinamore International Film Festival — Best Sci-Fi.
  • 2015 — Winner
    Galway Film Fleadh — Best New Irish Documentary. Older Than Ireland
  • 2015 — Winner
    Galway Film Fleadh — Best Irish Feature Documentary. Older Than Ireland
  • 2015 — Nominee
    Galway Film Fleadh — Bingham Ray New Talent Award. Older Than Ireland
  • 2016 — Nominee
    Irish Film and Television Awards — Best Feature Documentary. Older Than Ireland
  • 2016 — Nominee
    Irish Film and Television Awards — Rising Star Award.
  • 2013 — Winner
    Irish Film Festival London — Audience Award for Best Film. The Irish Pub
  • 2021 — Winner
    Royal Television Society Republic of Ireland — RTS Ireland Television Award . Abbeyfealegood

In April 2011, Alex’s first feature film, Man Made Men, won Best Foreign Feature at the Arizona International Film Festival.

It was also nominated for Best Independent Feature at the Underground Cinema Awards. It has subsequently played at festivals around the world from Franklin Indiana to the Ballinamore International Film Festival, where it won Best Screenplay. They said it was “up there with Inception”.

In June 2011, Alex directed The Court Astronomer, starring John Kavanagh (Braveheart, Alexander) and Gerry O’Brien (Pirates of the Caribbean). The period drama, set in the 1600s, was shot on RED.

Having graduated with an honors degree in finance and economics, Alex went on to qualify as a solicitor and worked in a business law firm in Dublin and Cork.
In 2007, Alex decided to return to his childhood passion of filmmaking and established Fegan Films Ltd.

In 2009, Alex directed the feature length documentary, The Millennium Promise, filming in 8 countries in Africa, documenting the epic journey of 3 Irish friends who quit their high powered jobs to cycle from Cairo to Cape Town. This was in order to raise awareness of a pioneering method of aid by internationally acclaimed economist Jeffrey Sachs.

In November 2011, Alex also completed Sliced, a horror film starring Grace Kelley (Freehouse) and Brendan O’Rourke (Freehouse). The film, which was written, directed and produced by Alex was entirely shot in one take. It is now entering the festival circuit.
Alex has also made corporate and promotion films for large multinational companies including for Google. In 2011, he was commissioned to film and edit The Magic of Ireland DVD, which is selling in museums and shops around the country, including in the National Museums of Ireland and Trinity College Library. It is a one hour long film highlighting the many wonders of Ireland.

Alex is now in pre-production of a thriller conspiracy feature set in Cambridge, England.