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John Deery

Film Director
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Filmography
  • The Rock Pile (in production)
    2022 — Feature Film
  • If I Had You
    2006 — TV Movie — 102 mins
  • The Brief
    2004 — TV Series 2 × — 90 mins
  • Conspiracy Of Silence
    2003 — Feature Film — 90 mins
  • Fat Friends
    2000 — TV Series 4 × — 48 mins
Awards
  • 2003 — Nominee
    Dinard British Film Festival — Golden Hitchcock. Conspiracy of Silence
  • 2003 — Nominee
    Irish Film and Television Awards — Best Film Director. Conspiracy of Silence
  • 2003 — Special Mention
    Warsaw International Film Festival — . Conspiracy of Silence

John Deery is an award-winning British film director. He began his career as an actor working in theatre and television and started in the film industry as a runner on commercials working with many top directors. He attended the National Film & Television School. Early in his career Deery produced and directed numerous high profile corporate films.

Deery’s first feature film, ‘Conspiracy of Silence’, which he wrote and directed, stars Academy Award-winner Brenda Fricker, Hugh Bonneville and Chris O’Dowd. It was developed at the Sundance Screenwriters’ Lab and is a well-reviewed film, winning the National Board of Review’s Freedom of Expression Award. He won the prestigious Hartley-Merrill International Screenwriting Award and was nominated for Best Film Director at the Irish Film and Television Awards.

For British television he has directed two 90-min ‘specials’ of the popular comedy-drama Series, ‘Fat Friends’, starring Alison Steadman, Ruth Jones and James Corden; a feature length episode of ‘The Brief’, starring Alan Davies; and a 2-hour prime-time television film for the ITV network, ‘If I Had You’, starring Sarah Parish – which received excellent notices and achieved impressive viewing figures.

He is co-creator and producer of the No.1 children’s animation Series, ‘Underground Ernie’, for BBC.