Siobhán McMahon

Film + TV Director
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  • Taking Stock
    2018 — Short Film
  • The Consolation of Orion
    2013 — Short Film
  • 2018 — Nominee
    KIFF — Best Irish Short. Taking Stock
  • 2018 — Winner
    RHIFF — Newport Beach Award . Taking Stock
  • 2017 — Winner
    Kildare County Council/Short Grass Film Commission — Selection. Short Grass Film Award
  • 2015 — Shortlisted Director
    Galway Film Centre/RTE — Galway Film Centre/Short Film Award. The Secret Diary of Francis Noone
  • 2013 — Official Selection
    L.A International Shorts Fest — Selection. The Consolation of Orion
  • 2013 — Official Selection
    N.Y International Shorts Fest — Selection. The Consolation of Orion
  • 2011 — Winner
    RTE/Filmbase-RTE/Filmbase — Short Script Award. The Consolation of Orion

Siobhán McMahon graduated from NUIG in English and Philosophy. She left teaching to pursue her love of film. She worked as Trainee Editor on “Reign of Fire” followed by “In America”. She has since written and directed award winning shorts.

Siobhán’s first short film script, ‘The Consolation of Orion’, was shortlisted for FilmOffaly Award 2011 and won the Filmbase/RTE Short Film Award Scheme in 2011. The film was shortlisted for the NY Shorts Fest and LA Shorts Fest. Siobhán’s attendance at the LA Shorts Fest was funded by Culture Ireland.

Siobhán was shortlisted as Director for the Galway Film Centre/RTE Short Film Award in 2013 and 2015. In 2017 Siobhán was awarded the Kildare Co.Council /Short Grass Films Film Fund in the role of Writer/Director for her short film script ‘Taking Stock’. It did a national and international festival run, garnering awards for best Irish short and Newport Beach Award.