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Colm Quinn

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Filmography
  • Mattress Men
    2016 — Documentary — 81 mins
  • Baring Arms
    2016 — Documentary Short — 14 mins
  • Joy
    2011 — Short Film
  • Needle Exchange
    2011 — Short Film — 10 mins
  • The Knife
    2009 — Short Film
  • No Regrets in the West
    2007 — Short Film — 7 mins
  • The Discreet Charms of the Refugee
    2007 — Short Film — 7 mins
  • Jinn
    2006 — Documentary Short — 26 mins
  • Break Away
    2005 — Documentary Short — 26 mins
Awards
  • 2017 — Winner
    Irish Film & Television Awards — George Morrison Award for Best Feature Documentary. Mattress Men
  • 2016 — Winner
    Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards — Best Feature Documentary.
  • 2012 — Nominee
    SXSW — Grand Jury Award. Joy
  • 2008 — Nominee
    Irish Film & Television Awards — Best Short Film.
  • 2017 — Nominee
    Irish Film & Television Awards — Best Short Film. Baring Arms
  • 2011 — Winner
    Galway Film Fleadh — Best Short Documentary. Needle Exchange
  • 2005 — Nominee
    Galway Film Fleadh — Best Short Documentary. Break Away
  • 2006 — Winner
    Stranger than Fiction Documentary Awards — .
  • 2005 — Winner
    Royal Television Society — Best Factual.
  • 2007 — Nominee
    Cork International Film Festival — Best Short Film. The Discreet Charms of the Refugee

Colm Quinn is a writer and director working in both documentary and drama. His debut feature Mattress Men (2016) was released in Irish & UK cinemas by Element Pictures Distribution and received the Best Feature Documentary award from both the Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) and the Dublin Film Critics Circle.

This was following a festival run that included Hot Docs, Sheffield DocFest & DOK Leipzig. His previous work has screened at over 100 international festivals including the Berlinale, SXSW and Edinburgh.