Garret Daly

Documentary + Film + TV Director
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  • Nothing to Declare
    2021 — Short Film
  • The Secret Market
    2017 — Short Film
  • Who is Dervla Murphy?
    2016 — Documentary
  • A Nightingale Falling
    2014 — Feature Film
  • A Grand Experience
    2012 — Documentary
  • Rental Boys
    2008 — Drama Comedy

Garret Daly is an award winning director/producer. In 2001 he established the film and television company Mixed Bag Media. His extensive documentary and television career includes the award winning film ‘Who is Dervla Murphy?’ which focused on the unique Irish travel writer. Released in Irish cinemas in 2016 the filmhas also screened internationally at numerous festivals and is now available worldwide on VOD.

In 2014 Garret co-directed his first fiction feature film entitled ‘A Nightingale Falling’. Following a premiere at the Galway Film Fleadh the film had a six week run at the Irish box office and went on to receive a Best Actress IFTA nomination for Tara Breathnach, Best Film at the Sky Road Film Festival, Best Feature at the Underground Film Festival in Dublin, a Best Drama Score at the Reel Music Awards and an Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking from the Newport Beach Film Festival. The film has also achieved multiple sales internationally. Garret has produced and directed over ten short films including the award-winning ‘Bogman’ and ‘Last Confession’. His work has screened at many notable film festivals including – Rhode Island International Film Festival, Banff Mountain Film Festival, Galway Film Fleadh, Cork International Film Festival, Chicago and Newport Beach Film Festival.

He has also directed the feature documentary ‘A Grand Experience’ for RTÉ, an eight part TV documentary Series for TV3 entitled ‘Grassroots of the GAA’, the RTÉ Storyland runner up ‘Rental Boys’, various short films and numerous radio documentaries and Series for RTÉ Radio One and RTÉ Lyric FM.

Garret is currently in pre-production of his new feature film ‘The Boys of Summer’ which is in development with the Irish Film Board.