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Cathy Brady

Film + TV Director
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Agent
Filmography
  • Wildfire
    2020 — Feature Film — 85 mins
  • Can't Cope, Won't Cope
    2016 — TV Series 6 × — 23 mins
  • Glue
    2014 — TV Mini-Series 1 × — 46 mins
  • Wasted
    2013 — Short Film — 32 mins
  • Kiss
    2012 — Short Film — 20 mins
  • Morning
    2012 — Short Film — 20 mins
  • Coming Up
    2011 — TV Series 1 ×
  • Small Change
    2010 — Short Film — 18 mins
Awards
  • 2021 — Nominee
    British Independent Film Awards — Douglas Hickox Award . Wildfire
  • 2021 — Winner
    Irish Film and Television Awards — Best Director - Film. Wildfire
  • 2021 — Nominee
    Irish Film and Television Awards — Rising Star Award.
  • 2020 — Nominee
    Cork International Film Festival — Gradam Spiorad na Féile (Spirit of the Festival Award) . Wildfire
  • 2020 — Nominee
    Torino Film Festival — Best Feature Film. Wildfire
  • 2018 — Nominee
    Irish Film and Television Awards — Best Director Soap and Comedy. Can't Cope, Won't Cope
  • 2015 — Nominee
    La Cabina Valencia International Medium-Length Film Festival — La Cabina Award . Wasted
  • 2013 — Nominee
    Edinburgh International Film Festival — Best Short Film. Wasted
  • 2013 — Nominee
    European Film Awards — European Short Film. Morning
  • 2013 — Winner
    Irish Film and Television Awards — Best Short Film. Morning
  • 2013 — Winner
    Underwire Film Festival, UK — XX Award. Morning
  • 2012 — Winner
    Cork International Film Festival — Prix UIP Cork (European Short Film). Morning
  • 2011 — Winner
    Dublin International Film Festival — Best Short Film. Small Change
  • 2011 — Winner
    Irish Film and Television Awards — Best Short Film. Small Change
  • 2011 — Nominee
    Sundance Film Festival — Short Filmmaking Award. Small Change
  • 2010 — Winner
    Cork International Film Festival — Best First Short by an Irish Director. Small Change

Cathy Brady is a two-time IFTA-winning director, having won Best Short in 2011 for her first film Small Change and again in 2013 for Morning, which was also selected for the BFI London Film Festival 2012 and won the Short Film Nominee prize for the European Film Awards at Cork Film Festival.

In 2011, Brady directed the BIFA nominated short Rough Skin (written by Laura Lomas and starring Vicky McClure) as part of Channel 4’s Coming Up scheme. Her short film, Wasted, competed at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in 2013. In the same year, Brady was named one of Screen Daily’s ‘Stars of Tomorrow’.

In 2014, Brady directed on the BAFTA-nominated drama-thriller series Glue. Most recently, Brady directed Stefanie Preissner’s TV comedy series Can’t Cope/Won’t Cope for Dead Pan Pictures and RTE, which is currently showing on BBC Three. Her debut feature as writer-director, Wildfire, is currently in development, and will be produced by Carlo Cresto-Dina (The Wonders, Cannes Grand Jury Prize 2014) along with Cowboy Films.

(BAFTA)