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Mark Noonan

Film Director
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Filmography
  • Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect
    2017 — Documentary — 82 mins
  • You're Ugly Too
    2015 — Feature Film — 81 mins
  • They Shoot People
    2015 — Short Film — 9 mins
  • The Bookbinder's Daughter
    2011 — Short Film — 7 mins
  • Getting Air
    2010 — Short Film — 8 mins
  • Questions
    2008 — Short Film — 6 mins
Awards
  • 2016 — Nominee
    Aubagne International Film Festival — Best Feature Film. You're Ugly Too
  • 2015 — Nominee
    Athens International Film Festival — Best Picture. You're Ugly Too
  • 2015 — Nominee
    Berlin International Film Festival — Best Debut Feature, Crystal Bear. You're Ugly Too
  • 2015 — Winner
    Boston Irish Film Festival — Best Breakthrough Feature. You're Ugly Too
  • 2015 — Winner
    Directors Finders Series, Ireland — Directors Finders Award. You're Ugly Too
  • 2015 — Nominee
    Edinburgh International Film Festival — Best International Feature, Audience Award. You're Ugly Too
  • 2015 — Nominee
    European Film Academy — Young Audience Award. You're Ugly Too
  • 2015 — Winner
    Galway Film Fleadh — Best Debut Irish Feature. You're Ugly Too
  • 2015 — Nominee
    Galway Film Fleadh — Bingham Ray New Talent Award. You're Ugly Too
  • 2015 — Nominee
    Giffoni Film Festival — Golden Gryphon. You're Ugly Too
  • 2015 — Winner
    SDGI and DGA — Finders Series Award. You're Ugly Too
  • 2015 — Nominee
    Skip City International D-Cinema Festival — Grand Prize. You're Ugly Too
  • 2008 — Winner
    Cork International Film Festival — Best Debut Short Film. Questions
  • 2008 — Honourable Mention
    Galway Film Fleadh — . Questions

Mark Noonan is a writer/director based in Dublin and Paris. His first short film ‘Questions’ was the winner of Best Debut Short Film at the 2009 Cork International Film Festival and an Honourable Mention at the 2009 Galway Film Fleadh.

A graduate of the Berlinale Talent Campus, his feature directorial debut ‘You’re Ugly Too’ featuring Aidan Gillen (Game of Thrones) and Lauren Kinsella (Albert Nobbs) was nominated for Best Debut Feature at the Berlin International Film Festival on its premiere there in February 2015. It played in Competition at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in June 2015 where it was nominated for both the Best International Feature and the Audience Award.

In 2015 ‘You’re Ugly Too’ was awarded Best Debut Feature at the Galway Film Fleadh; it also won the 2015 Screen Director’s Guild of Ireland / Director’s Guild of America Finders Series; and Best Screenplay Awards at both the Skip City International Festival in Tokyo and the Athens International Film Festival. It most recently won Best Feature Film at the 2016 Boston Irish Film Festival.

In the 12 months since it premiered, the film has screened at over 50 film festivals around the world and has secured cinema distribution deals with Germany, South Korea, Israel, Turkey, Denmark, Romania, Ireland and the UK. International sales are being handled by Berlin-based agency Picturetree International.

Mark is currently in development on his second feature film, a black comedy entitled ‘Tyger’, that was recently selected for the 2016 Berlinale Co-Production Market and is being supported by the Irish Film Board. He is represented by Independent Talent Group in the UK and the Gersh Agency in the US.