Ciaran Creagh

Documentary + Film + TV Director


  • Cry from the Sea
    2023 — Feature Film
  • Last Call
    2023 — Feature Film
  • Ann
    2022 — Feature Film — 101 mins
  • Samanta Nobody
    2021 — Feature Film — 100 mins
  • In View
    2016 — Feature Film — 93 mins
  • The Picnic
    2014 — Short Film — 15 mins
  • The Note
    2013 — Short Film — 22 mins
  • Parked
    2011 — Feature Film — 110 mins
  • 2023 — Winner
    Dublin International Film Festival — Michael Dwyer Discovery Award. Ann
  • 2023 — Nominee
    IFTA Awards — Best Actress. Ann
  • 2023 — Nominee
    ITFA Awards — Supporting Actress. Ann
  • 2016 — Nominee
    Mannheim-Heidelberg Film Festival — Grand Newcomer Award. In View
  • 2013 — Winner
    Underground Film Festival Dublin — Best Director. The Note
  • 2013 — Nominee
    Warsaw International Film Festival — Short Grand Prix. The Note
  • 2011 — Winner
    Galway Film Fleadh — Best first feature. Parked
  • 2023 — Nominee
    Dublin International Film Festival — ICCL Award. Ann

Ciaran Creagh is an award winning screenwriter and director from Dublin, Ireland who works in film and TV both in Ireland, Canada and the United States credits include ‘Ann’, a feature completed in 2022.  The world premiere of “Ann” took place at the “A” category FIAPF accredited Tallinn Black Nights International Film festival in November 2022 where it had been selected for the main competition.   Following on from its world premiere in Tallinn, it was selected for a further two “A” category FIAPF accredited festivals, also in November, that is Cairo International Film Festival and International Film Festival of India, Goa.  Other festival outings include Chennai and Bengalura International Film Festivals.

At the 2023 Dublin International Film Festival, Ann has its Irish premiere where it picked up the Michael Dwyer Discovery Award for Zara Devlin’s portrayal of Ann Lovett.  Following on from the success at Dublin International Film Festival, Ann received two nominations for the 2023 Irish Film and Television Awards for Lead Actress (Zara Devlin) and Supporting Actress (Eileen Walsh).

‘In View’, a feature he wrote and directed which won Best Screenplay at the Rhode Island International Film Festival and nominated for the Grand Newcomer Award at the Mannheim-Heidelberg Film Festival.

Creagh also wrote ‘Parked’, starring Colm Meaney. ‘Parked’ was nominated in four categories at the 2011 Irish Film and Television Awards and won Best First Feature at the Galway Film Festival and Best Screenplay at the 2012 Foggia Film Festival. Creagh also wrote and directed the short ‘The Note’, starring Aidan Gillen.

‘Cry from the Sea’, a feature he wrote is now fully funded and to be shot in 2023.  Next up is “Last Call” which is due to be shot in 2024.