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Kevin Hughes

I am a filmmaker living and working from my home in Kilkenny Ireland. I have screen credits on over 25 films so I must be doing something right. Our next film is “The Glass Girl” a super natural thriller set in a house deep in the Irish country side and even deeper in the mind…

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Colm Bairéad

Colm Bairéad is a TV and film director, whose body of work displays a strong commitment to the Irish language. He has directed a number of multiple award-winning short films including Mac an Athar (His Father’s Son), Finscéal Pháidí (Páidí’s Tale) and An tÁdh (Luck) and directed many hours of documentary television for TG4, including…

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Cathy Brady

Cathy Brady is a two-time IFTA-winning director, having won Best Short in 2011 for her first film Small Change and again in 2013 for Morning, which was also selected for the BFI London Film Festival 2012 and won the Short Film Nominee prize for the European Film Awards at Cork Film Festival. In 2011, Brady directed the BIFA…

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Kate Dolan

I graduated with an Honours Degree in Film & Television Production from the National Film School, IADT in 2012. There, I majored in Directing and minored in Editing. My graduate short Breathe In was selected for a number of Irish and international film festivals. I then worked as a Broadcast Producer in TBWA Dublin for almost 2 years after graduating. Then for a…

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Teresa Lavina

Teresa Lavina is a Spanish filmmaker based in Galway, Ireland. Her work focuses on themes of human rights and social justice with a particular focus on under-represented groups such as the travelling community, victims of child abuse and people with disabilities. Her work has been screened both in Ireland- her latest film ‘Untold Secrets’ closed…

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Norma Burke

My career started out in the press office of Shelter, the National Campaign for the Homeless, before working for nearly a decade for Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC in a commissioning and sales role covering specialised areas of finance; telecoms, real estate, internet, oil and gas, mergers & acquisitions as well as global growth strategies. Whilst…

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Benjamin Cleary

Benjamin is an Oscar winning writer/director from Dublin. He has recently completed his directorial debut ‘Swan Song’, starring Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Glenn Close and Awkwafina. He also recently completed his virtual reality animation called ‘Glimpse’  starring Taron Egerton & Lucy Boynton with his company Mr Kite. Glimpse just premiered at Venice Film Festival and won best UK…

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Irina Maldea

Irina Maldea (Ireland/Romania) – film director, editor. Her works spans a variety of roles and genres. Irina worked as a film editor in the Romanian national film studios. In Ireland, she continued to edit drama and documentary and began directing documentaries for broadcast and cinematic distribution, working with the Irish language TV station TG4, the…

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Adrienne Michel-Long

Adrienne Michel-Long works as a film director and writer. She has directed two short films. Her first was an RTÉ and Irish Film Board Short Cuts International award winning short film, which was called Bye Bye Inkhead (2001). Luka (2004), her second award winning short film which she also wrote, was an Irish Film Board…

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Aidan Duffy

Aidan Duffy is a filmmaker based in Dublin. His breakthrough short film Mirrorman premiered at the Short Film Corner of the Festival de Cannes and won the Ichi-Go Ichi-E award “for the film which encapsulates supreme uniqueness, creativity, and innovation” at Hollywood’s L.A. Diversity Film Festival. He was also nominated for Best Screenplay at the…

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Alex Fegan

In April 2011, Alex’s first feature film, Man Made Men, won Best Foreign Feature at the Arizona International Film Festival. It was also nominated for Best Independent Feature at the Underground Cinema Awards. It has subsequently played at festivals around the world from Franklin Indiana to the Ballinamore International Film Festival, where it won Best…

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Alan Walsh

Alan Walsh is a talented and award-winning film director and writer who is based in Dublin. He is a member of the Directors Guild of Ireland, a full member of Equity. Alan has just completed film his feature film Spiders Trap 2014 release Which won two awards of Excellence in Los Angeles.  Alan also won…

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Ann Marie Brennan

I began in theatre, cutting my teeth in directing and performing. After doing an MA in Film in Dun Laoghaire, I had the opportunity to direct my first short ‘Space Raiders’. I then wrote and directed ‘I’. I enjoy working with writers on script development and have a background in comedy script. I am currently…

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Alexandra McGuinness

Alexandra McGuinness was born in Dublin and grew up in Wicklow. She moved to London at 17 where she worked as an actress and writer before attending the London Film School, she graduated in 2009. She has directed a number of short films and music videos, her debut feature film Lotus Eaters premiered at the…

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Bob Quinn

James Thurber wrote of himself: ‘Easy to rouse, he is hard to quiet and people usually just go away.’ The same might be said of Bob Quinn. Under the title ‘Cinegael’, and for nearly four decades, in words and images, Bob Quinn has recorded life in the West of Ireland, especially in the Conamara Gaeltacht.…

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Bob Gallagher

Bob Gallagher is a director, writer and cinematographer based in Dublin. His short films have been screened at festivals internationally and his music videos have been blogged from here to Mongolia. Sometimes people, sometimes snails, he has a keen eye for bringing out the best in those he directs and a zeal for storytelling. Bounding…

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Brendan Muldowney

Brendan Muldowney is a graduate of Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art and Design, Ireland (The National Film School). He has just completed his debut feature film SAVAGE, funded by the Irish Film Board and produced by SP Films. He has written and directed nine award winning short films. Innocence won the Tiernan McBride – Best…

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Brian Gray

Brian Gray is a Producer/Director currently working out of Dublin, Ireland. Brian previously worked as a journalist freelancing in South America and Europe. He set up his own PR company in 1999 and then went onto work with an international PR/Advertising firm in its Dublin office. He is currently in post-production on a two part…

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Brian Deane

Brian Deane has 35 nominations and 27 International awards from the world’s top festivals for his drama work including Seattle, Newport, Cleveland, Palm Springs and TIFF. He is a Berlinale Talent as well as a ADIFF Talent. He made history in 2016 by being the first director to have two short films in competition at…

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Brian Lally

Brian has been working in the Irish film and television industry for over 14 years, initially as a screenwriter, but then as a director when he set up his own production company Instigator Films in 2004. He has produced, directed and edited over 100 corporate and industrial videos, along with music videos and short films.…

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Carol Moore

Her first short film Gort an gCnamh (Field of Bones) won four awards in 1998 including Best First Time Director at the Celtic Film Festival and Foyle Film Festival. Carol received a NESTA fellowship in 2005 for two and half years to enable her to explore and develop her ideas surrounding cultural diversity in Northern…

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Carmel Winters

Carmel is an award-winning writer and director for screen and stage. Her most recent Screen Ireland/BAI funded feature film Float Like A Butterfly premiered at Toronto International Film Festival September 2018 where it won the FIPRESCI Discovery International Federation of Critics Award before coming home to Cork International Film Festival to win the Audience Award,…

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Brian O’Glanby

Brian began his Film & TV career in Hilversum Netherlands back in 1998 working in the Production Design Dept and spent a fantastic 6 years expanding on his creativity scope and vision. He took a break from the industry as his passion for music reared it’s wonderful head once again and lead him onto an…

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Charlo Johnson

Charlo is an Irish filmmaker and has directed a number of short films and documentaries incuding Positive Discrimination, Gone Viral and Sober Minds.

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Cathal Nally

Cathal Nally is the founder of Barbershop Triplet Productions Ltd, and is an award winning and nominated short film Director, Writer and Producer. Cathal studied Media Production in St Kevin’s College, Crumlin and after that went to study Television Production in Ballyfermot College until 2002. He then worked in the industry; building production and directing…

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Cathal Black

Born in Dublin in 1952, Cathal Black was prominent in the first wave of indigenous film-making that evolved in Ireland in the 1970s. A true survivor in a country in which cinema is rarely allowed to be different, Black has persisted and delivered work of immense cinematic integrity that continually critiques the notion of Irishness…

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Christine Molloy

Over the past 4 years, Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor have been working on a project called Civic Life. Civic Life involved local community groups in the production of nine high-quality short films for the cinema, shot on 35mm cinemascope making extensive use of the long take. The films can be likened to an intricate…

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Ciaran Foy

Ciarán graduated from the National Film School in Dun Laoghaire with an honours degree in directing. His IFB funded short-short, The Faeries of Blackheath Woods (2006), screened at over 40 festivals worldwide and won nine best short awards at international festivals such as; Melbourne, Cork, and Brest. It was also nominated for an IFTA and…

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Ciaran Donnelly

Ciaran Donnelly is an Irish director, producer and writer. He’s just finished directing the first two episodes of the epic Altered Carbon’s new season (Netflix/Skydance). Recently he rebooted the pilot of Krypton for David Goyer, and co-EP’d the series (SyFy/Warner/DC). His work includes multiple episodes of Vikings for History/MGM, Tudors for Showtime and he served…

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Colm Quinn

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…

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Conor Horgan

Conor Horgan began his career as a photographer, then directed over 70 TV commercials and pop videos before moving on to write and direct drama and documentary films. Conor was a member of the SDGI Board between May 2007 and 2014. Conor’s first feature film One Hundred Mornings received its US premiere at the Slamdance…

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Conor Morrissey

Born in Dublin, Conor studied film at The Dun Laoghaire Institute For Art, Design and Technology. His graduate film, At Death’s Door, starring Cillian Murphy, won nine Fuji Film awards including the BBC Award For Most Promising Director. Following graduation Conor relocated to London in 2000 where he directed commercials and music videos through production…

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Conor McPherson

Conor McPherson (born 6 August 1971) is an Irish playwright, screenwriter and director of stage and film. In recognition of his contribution to world theatre, McPherson was awarded a doctorate of Literature, Honoris Causa, in June 2013 by the University College Dublin.

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Conor McMahon

Conor attended Dun Laoghaire National Film School between 1998 – 2001, where he specialized in directing and editing. He’s made numerous short films, music video’s and documentaries. He edited a 50-minute feature length documentary, Ma Filia Fa La Madonna. Furthermore,Conor directed and edited How to Make a Fresh Film, a 20-minute documentary, funded by the…

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Damien O’Donnell

Damien O’Donnell graduated from Rathmines in 1991 and then established ClingFilms with three others – Paul Fitzgerald, Harry Purdue and John Moore. O’Donnell wrote and directed 35-Aside, probably his most successful Irish short. Recently O’Donnell has worked with BBC Scotland and has followed this with his award-winning first feature East is East, a 1970s Manchester-based…

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Dave McCabe

Dave McCabe was born in 1982 in Dundalk, Ireland. From a young age he was interested in the escapist nature of myths, legends and fantasy tales and over time began to start telling similar stories of his own. Over the years he found outlets for these stories through storytelling sessions, writing, computer games, drama groups…

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Dathaí Keane

Dathaí Keane is a TV and film writer/director. He began his career as an editor before moving into directing and he has written and directed a number of award-winning documentaries. He recently completed work on An Klondike, a bilingual Western Series that he created and directed. An Klondike ran for two seasons on TG4 and…

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David Keating

David is best known for his feature film The Last of the High Kings (Miramax), starring Jared Leto, Gabriel Byrne and Christina Ricci which he wrote and directed. He also continues to direct theatre, film documentaries, TV drama and music videos (in the past). His screenwriting includes H for Columbia pictures and a writing credit…

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David Gleeson

David Gleeson is 3rd generation cinema. His grandfather opened up a theatre in the early 1940s and his father carried on in the same business, opening up several more screens across rural Ireland. David began his career at the age of 19, writing and directing theatre in Limerick city. A few years later David entered…

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David Lawless

After working as a runner on Braveheart in the early 90s, David graduated from the National Film School, IADT in 2001. Relocating to London, he worked as a freelance editor for many of the well-known independents and worked mostly in factual and documentary. Since returning to Dublin in 2003, David has directed and produced hundreds…

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Dearbhla Glynn

Dearbhla studied fine art and graduated with merit from Limerick College of Art and Design. She went on to work as a freelance designer and scenic artist for theatre, television and film. Her debut documentary project involved her walking with her camera five hundred miles across the north of Spain filming the young Artist Corrina…

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Dearbhla Walsh

Dearbhla Walsh is an Irish film and television director who has worked on drama series for several television channels in Ireland and the United Kingdom, including episodes of EastEnders, Shameless and The Tudors.

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Declan Cassidy

Cassidy is managing director of Timesnap (Films) Ltd which he runs with writer/producer Bill Tyson. He also founded Timesnap.net – an online ‘invite only’ private network for screen professionals. With a background in photography and journalism, Cassidy’s early directorial work was in documentary but recent years have seen him concentrate on drama with his 2008…

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Donal Foreman

An alumnus of the Irish National Film School and the Berlinale Talent Campus, Donal has been making films since he was 11, and won the title of Ireland’s Young Filmmaker of the Year at the Fresh Film Festival in 2003 at the ripe old age of 17. Film Ireland called one of his early shorts…

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Diarmuid Goggins

Diarmuid is an award winning director eager to excite and engage with the audiences imagination. He is focused on exploring and creating authentic performances, compelling narratives and weaving these strands together with his instinctual visual flair. Diarmuid is hugely passionate about directing and his contagious enthusiasm makes him a pleasure to work with.

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Denis McArdle

Award-winning director, Denis has years of experience writing and directing TV commercials, documentary and blue-chip corporate film for the Irish and European markets. An accomplished musician, Denis harbours the ambition to sing on the soundtrack of his next feature… Please visit www.songwayfilms.com for further information.

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Donald Taylor Black

DONALD TAYLOR BLACK was educated at Trinity College Dublin, where he was Chairman of Dublin University Players. He won an Arts Council bursary to train as a theatre director at the Abbey Theatre, and directed plays for the Peacock, the Project Arts Centre, the Irish Theatre Company and Gemini Productions. Subsequently he worked as a…

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Eamonn Norris

Eamonn Norris is a television and film director based in Ireland and the USA. He recently wrote and directed his first feature film, the comedy drama ‘Making It’ which premiered in October 2016 as the opening night film of the Kerry Film Festival. ‘Making It’ won the Best Feature Film award at the New Jersey…

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Fergal Reilly

Fergal Reilly is a director and longtime story/concept artist who is based in Los Angeles, California. He originally hails from Ardee, County Louth, Ireland. After studying Design Communications at D.L.C.A.D, now The National Film School at I.A.D.T he arrived in Hollywood at the age of nineteen to work as an animation apprentice for Walt Disney…

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Emer Reynolds

Director Emer Reynolds is an Emmy nominated multi-award winning documentary director and feature film editor, based in Dublin, Ireland. THE FARTHEST, her feature documentary on the trail-blazing Voyager spacecraft, described by Screen Daily as “ cathartic and moving .. the right film at the right time”, made its debut at the Audi Dublin International Film…

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Frank Berry

Frank Berry is a Dublin-born director whose work began with ten years of community filmmaking and television. This work led to his critically acclaimed feature documentary Ballymun Lullaby (2011), winner of the DGA Directors Finders Award, which received a cinema release in Ireland and continues to screen at film festivals around the world. His next…

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Gary Shore

I’m a writer & director hailing from Artane, which is located on Dublin’s north side. After watching films in GMIT and IADT in Ireland, and painting at Central Saint Martins in London, I carved out a career as a commercials director for some big brands, picking up a couple of YDA nominations and industry awards…

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Garret Daly

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…

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Frank Kelly

Frank studied animation production at Ballyfermot College of Further Education. He began writing screenplays during college and formed a writing partnership with Thomas Kennedy when he graduated in 2000. Together they founded Pale Stone Productions Ltd. They completed their first short, Emily’s Song in 2006. It was screened at 30 international film festivals, broadcast on…

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Geraldine Creed

Initially, Geraldine trained as a Film Editor in London working on films including Terence Davies Distant Voices, Still Lives and Ridley Scott commercials. When she returned to Ireland in ’89, she set up her own editing company and edited numerous television films, short films and documentaries, including the Emmy award winning Bringing it all Back…

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Hannah Quinn

Hannah Quinn is a film & tv director who recently won the IFTA Director Drama award 2022 for Vikings:Valhalla.  Hannah is currently on post production of family crime thriller North Sea Connection (RTE) and this summer she’ll direct season 3 of Vikings:Valhalla.  Previously directed 2nd Unit of Disenchanted (Disney), Vikings:Valhalla (S1) for Netflix/MGM,  Fate – The Winx…

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Graham Cantwell

Graham Cantwell is an IFTA nominated, award winning Irish director and writer. He achieved early acclaim when his short film A Dublin Story won several awards domestically and internationally. In 2008 he directed Anton (international title Trapped) which stars IFTA winner Gerard McSorley. The film was picked up for distribution at the Cannes Film Festival and has sold to over…

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Ivan Kavanagh

Ivan Kavanagh has written, directed and edited five features and ten short films. His short film ‘Bandage-Man’ (2003) played at over thirty festivals worldwide including the Slamdance Film Festival, USA. His next short film ‘Reflections’ (2004) won the best cinematography awardat the Portobello Film Festival, London, 2004. In 2005 Ivan directed his first feature film…

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Ian McGarry

Directed RTE’s International production of the 1997 Eurovision live from the Point Depot, Dublin.

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Jason Branagan

Jason is a writer and director based in Dublin. His work to date includes the indie-feature, SHOEBOX MEMORIES (2016), Crypt TV’s MR. ECKLES (2018) which has over 600,000 views across their channels and episodes of the 30th season of Ireland’s longest running TV Drama, FAIR CITY. His films have screened at festivals around the world…

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Jake McKone

Jake McKone is a member of both the Screenwriters Guild of Ireland and the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland. His first short film ‘Rearview’ won best short at the Celtic Media Festival in 2009. His feature mockumentary ‘Strange Days are These’ premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh 2008 and was screened at the IFI as…

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Jason Tammemagi

Jason Tammemägi is best known for his preschool children’s television work, creating and driving enriching content that is enjoyed across the globe. Positive entertainment with a fun spark that speaks to children and parents everywhere. Jason is Creative Director of MOOSHKU. A writer/director/producer of children’s content, he has written four children’s theatrical feature films, written 150…

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Jim Sheridan

Following a career in the theatre, Jim Sheridan wrote and directed ‘My Left Foot’ in 1989, followed by ‘The Field’ which he also wrote and directed. In the same year he wrote ‘Into The West’. In 1993 he wrote, directed and produced ‘In The Name of the Father’ and in 1995 he wrote and produced…

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John Carney

John Carney began his film career writing, producing and directing two award-winning short films, SHINING STAR and HOTEL, and directing videos for Irish Band The Frames. His first feature film, NOVEMBER AFTERNOON, a low-budget black-and-white production, was voted Best Feature of 1997 by the Irish Times, and ran on the U.S. festival circuit. John wrote,…

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Joel Simon

Joel Simon is originally from Belgium where he studied fine arts at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Liege. He later studied design in England, where he discovered the joys of claymation. This experience turned into a real passion for animation, as he spent his first two years in Belfast working on Ciderpunks, a…

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Joe Comerford

Joe Comerford was born in Dublin in 1947 and became involved in filmmaking while studying at the National College of Art and Design in the 1960s. In the early 1970s, he worked for RTÉ (Ireland’s national broadcaster), where he trained as a camera operator as well as in general studio production. Comerford later admitted, however, that he found it difficult…

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John Hayes

John Hayes is a Film, TV and Commercials Director based in Dublin, Ireland. His most recent project was directing 4 episodes of the BBC/Starz psychological crime drama Dublin Murders. He also directed the entire first season of ITV’s hit drama Bancroft as well as episodes of the popular Series Vera and Home Fires, mini-episodes of…

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John Deery

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…

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Johnny Gogan

Johnny Gogan was the founding editor of Film Base News (now Film Ireland) in 1987. More recently he founded the Adaptation Film Festival (2005) in Country Leitrim which annually celebrates the contribution of a selected Irish literary figure to film and television. Starting in 2002 he established a network of outlets for world cinema in…

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John Moore

John Moore is one of Ireland’s most successful film directors. John uses his extensive feature film experience to deliver high-level production concepts with a meticulous attention to detail. (Arrow Films)

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Justin MacGregor

Justin MacGregor is an award-winning film and theatre maker who writes and directs. His love of the ice hockey is exceeded only by his love of a great story.

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Kealan O’Rourke

Kealan graduated from The National Film School, Ireland.  He went on to write and direct a series of award winning live-action and animation short films including Before Sunrise, the IFTA nominated The Lost Letter starring Kate Winslet and The Boy in the Bubble, narrated by Alan Rickman, which went on to win the IFTA for…

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Keith O’Grady

Keith O’Grady was born in Derry in the North of Ireland. He graduated with a BA degree in Media & Cultural Studies from the University of East Anglia, and then trained as an actor in Dublin, and got work in theatre and film. He then did a Masters Degree in film production from the University…

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Kevin de la Isla O’Neill

Born in Mexico City to an Irish mother and Mexican father, Kevin worked as a theatre actor and soap actor (Carrusel de las Américas) in Mexico City. After finishing school, he came to Ireland in 1996 and studied Media Production in Coláiste Dhulaigh and ‘Film as a Fine-Art’ & languages at the University of Wolverhampton.…

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Kieron J. Walsh

Kieron originally studied Fine Art sculpture in Dun Laoghaire school of Art and Design. He subsequently received a British Council scholarship to study film at the Royal College of Art in London. His graduation films Goodbye Piccadilly and Bossanova Blues won numerous international prizes and since then he has directed award-winning films for the BBC,…

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Kevin Liddy

After graduating from the DIT film programme, Kevin won script awards for his short script Horse which he went on to direct. The award-winning Horse got a rare theatrical release, as well as winning Best Short at the Galway Film Fleadh and Best European Short at the Premiers Plan Festival at Angers, France. Kevin won…

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Lance Daly

Lance Daly is a director and writer, known for Black ’47 (2018), Kisses (2008) and The Commitments (1991). (IMDB)

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Kirsten Sheridan

Kirsten Sheridan was born in Dublin, Ireland. She studied Film Television Production at University College Dublin before completing a Diploma in Film Production at Dun Laoghaire College of Art Design, Ireland’s national film school, graduating with Distinction. Kirsten has directed five short films starting with the FilmBase/RTÉ short script award,The Bench (1995). She co-produced, wrote…

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Laura Way

Laura grew up in Wexford’s ‘Theatre Workshop’ founded by her parents Michael Way and Irene Wright. There she established her early acting credentials as well as working in all areas of theatre crafts and production. She studied Art (performance and multi media) and graduated with honours from Waterford Institute of Technology in 2000 and became…

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Lee Cronin

Lee Cronin is an Irish writer and director from Dublin. His debut feature film The Hole in the Ground (2019) had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival 2019. He is previously well known for the award winning Ghost Train (2013) which won the Méliès d’Argent for Best European Fantastic Short film. Earlier in his career, he wrote…

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Peter Foott

Peter Foott is an award-winning director with vast experience in the Irish television industry. His first short, ‘The Carpenter & His Clumsy Wife’, was screened on RTE and Canal+ and at over fifty international festivals, winning the ‘Best Comedy’ Gong at LA International Film Festival, as well as a Special Mention at Venice. Since then,…

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Rebecca Daly

Rebecca Daly studied Theatre and English Literature at Trinity College, Dublin and then completed an MA in Film (Dublin Institute of Technology). Her first short, ‘Joyriders’ (2006), played extensively on the festival circuit, winning several international awards. Her first feature film, ‘The Other Side Of Sleep’, was selected for the Cannes Cinéfondation Residency and premiered…

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Rob Burke

Originally from Dublin, Rob and Ronan Burke grew up in the United States, Australia and Sweden. While they have collaborated on many crazy ideas since childhood, the short film JELLYBABY was their first as co-directors and proved to be a great success. Screening at over 60 film festivals worldwide, the film picked up numerous awards. In…

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Robert Quinn

Robert Quinn is an highly experienced director for television with credits including: The Bay (Tall Story Pictures/ITV Studios), Bancroft (Tall Story Pictures/ITV Studios), No Offence (Abbottvision/Ch4), Ackley Bridge (The Forge/Ch4), Endeavour (Mammoth Screen/ITV), Home Fires (ITV), DCI Banks (Left Bank/ITV), Jekyll & Hyde (ITV), amongst many others. Rob originally cut his teeth in Irish TV, directing the award-winning documentary Cinegal Paradiso and the TV series The Clinic and Legend. Rob is currently…

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Ronan Burke

Originally from Dublin, Ronan and Rob Burke grew up in the United States, Australia and Sweden. While they have collaborated on many crazy ideas since childhood, the short film JELLYBABY was their first as co-directors and proved to be a great success. Screening at over 60 film festivals worldwide, the film picked up numerous awards. In…

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Ruth Meehan

Ruth Meehan is a writer and director who has been producing award-winning work for both film and television in Ireland and Britain since 1998. She is a graduate of both Dublin City University (BA honors in Communications) and of the NFTS in Beaconsfield, UK (MA in Screenwriting) where her short film ‘Numb’ received a special…

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Seán Ó Cualáin

Seán Ó Cualáin’s first documentary, ‘Mé Féin’s Mo Mhéit’ (2002), based on two former boat racing champions, was acclaimed at the time as being the definitive TG4 documentary; understated, confident and visual storytelling. He has directed for TG4 and RTÉ, with his strengths being his commitment to the highest quality in storytelling and also the…

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Simon Gibney

Simon Gibney is an award-winning director, with experience across drama, comedy and multi-camera productions. He has worked on a huge array of programmes, such as BULL for UKTV, Father Brown for BBC1, Horrible Histories for CBBC, Nowhere Fast for RTE/BBCWW and Bronx Bunny for C4/StarzUS. With over eighteen years’ experience, Simon has worked across the…

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Vivienne Dick

Vivienne Dick began making films in New York in the late seventies where her work has been associated with the No Wave music movement. She lived in London for 15 years where she raised her son, continued making work and was a member of The London Filmmaker’s Coop. Her work has been screened widely at…

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Terence White

Terence White trained as an actor at the Gaiety School of Acting and as a theatre director with Druid Theatre Company. After eight years directing theatre he made the transition into filmmaking. He has made numerous drama and factual short films. Terence completed two shorts in 2011, Baby Love, written by Sylvia Cullen and Off…

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Terry Loane

Terry Loane is an award-winning screenwriter and film director who lives and works in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He completed his Masters in Fine Art Photography in Belfast in 1994. During the 1990’s he has exhibited widely as a Photographic Artist (including the BT New Contemporaries in 1994), and designed theatre productions for companies across Ireland.…

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Stephen Bradley

Stephen is an Irish director. Stephen’s film REAPER (1994) was selected for Official Competition at Venice. BARABBAS (1997) won Best Entertainment Series at the Celtic Film Festival. In 1998 Stephen wrote and directed his debut feature film, SWEETY BARRETT which was chosen for Official Selection in Toronto and Official Competition in San Sebastian. Following the…

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Neil Jordan

Neil Jordan was born in 1950 in Sligo, Ireland. His early career began as a writer. After setting up The Irish Writers’ Cooperative in 1974. Neil went on to win The Guardian Fiction Prize for his book of short stories ‘Night in Tunisia’ (1976). Since then he has gone on to publish three novels, ‘The…

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Orla Walsh

Orla was born in Dublin in 1968. She studied English literature and then got smitten with the idea of working in film. She has written and directed a Series of four award winning short films, directed an IFTA winning comedy Series for RTÉ. Orla writes screenplays but also collaborates with other writers. Interested in challenging…

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Paula Kehoe

Paula Kehoe is an award-winning filmmaker whose work in documentary is informed by an interest in social justice, the environment, language and culture. Her passion is creative documentary because of the myriad possibilities for telling stories in ways that stretch the boundaries of form and genre. ‘An Dubh in Gheal: Assimilation’ featuring Louis de Paor,…

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Paul Mercier

Paul Mercier was a founding member and artistic director of the Passion Machine theatre company. His plays have received numerous awards such as the Harvey’s Irish Theatre Award for Best New Irish Work, the Sunday Independent Arts Award, the Sunday Tribune Arts Award, the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, and an Edinburgh Fringe First Award.…

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Neasa Hardiman

Neasa is a BAFTA-winning Director and Writer for film and television drama. Born in Dublin, she began her creative career with a First Class Honours degree from the National College of Art and Design Ireland, winning a scholarship to the Universität der Künste Berlin. Her unique engagement with art and politics led to a Master’s…

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Morgan Bushe

Morgan Bushe is an Irish filmmaker whose films as a producer, writer and director, has screened at the Sundance Film Festival, Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes, the Berlinale, TIFF, Sitges, Telluride, IDFA, Busan and Tribeca and has been long-listed for the Academy Award, three time EFA nominated and collectively received fifteen Irish Film and Television Awards.…

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Randal Plunkett

Randal Plunkett is an award-winning Irish film director and producer from Dunsany, County Meath, Ireland. The Plunkett’s are one the oldest families in Ireland; Randal is able to trace his lineage directly to many famed and celebrated Plunkett ancestors. Some of these include St. Oliver Plunkett, who was martyred at the hands of the British…

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Niall Heery

Niall joined the industry as an assistant script editor on Fox Network’s ‘Mystic Knights of Tir na N-Og’ and their feature film ‘Saint Patrick, an Irish Legend’. He wrote and directed the short films ‘The Edge of Defeat’ and ‘Summit’ which won numerous awards on the European festival circuit. Music promos directed include ‘Wired to…

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Ray Sullivan

In 2004, Ray Sullivan graduated from the film school in Ballyfermot. He went on to study 3D visual effects, animation and compositing from 2004–2006. In 2006, Ray directed the pitch/pilot for a new Irish sitcom ‘The Roaring Twenties’. 2007 to 2008 Ray was commissioned by RTE to direct two further episodes of ‘The Roaring Twenties’.…

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Thomas Hefferon

Thomas Hefferon was born in London in 1982. Moving to Ireland with his family in 1989, he settled in Dublin. After finishing school in June 2000, he attended the Film Foundation Course run by Filmbase. In the summer of 2003 Thomas Directed his first short film, ‘Perfect Strangers’, staring Emmet Scanlon from RTE’s recent “Hollywood…

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Terry McMahon

Winner Directors Guild of America Finders Series Award, Grand Jury Prize Woodstock Film Festival, Best Film Galway Film Fleadh, Irish Times Best Film of the Year, Audience Award Cork Film Festival and The Grand Prix at Breaking Down Barriers VIII. Terry McMahon is writer-director of ‘Patrick’s Day’ and ‘Charlie Casanova’ and has been awarded RKO…

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Tony Herbert

After growing up working in a cinema, Tony graduated from the Gaiety School of Acting in 1999. Whilst a jobbing actor he supplemented his income working as a screenwriter for the prestigious irish based companies Parallel Productions and Igloo Films. In 2002 he co-produced ‘Selfish Minds’, which at the New York International Independent Film and…

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Vittoria Colonna

Vittoria Colonna has trained as a fine artist in Romes L’Accademia di Belle Arti, and as a professional actor and musical performer in Ireland’s renowned Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin. Using these backgrounds and experiences she has sculpted her career in Film video art as an independent director, producer and writer. Such as short films,…

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Vinny Murphy

Vinny Murphy has worked as a Writer, Director, Actor and Composer for Film, Television and Theatre. After working as a musician for four years, he joined City Workshop, where he also started acting and has since acted in more than forty films and television programs. His extensive screen acting teaching has led him to use…

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Sharon Lawless

I have over 30 years working in media, with a preference for film, TV and radio production. Much of my career has been as a business owner in the area of production, as well as marketing, advertising, PR and event management. I like the responsibility of creating and producing compelling and fresh content with an…

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Tom Hall

Tom Hall was born in Dublin in 1975. He attended Sandford Park School and briefly studied film at the Dun Laoghaire College of Art and Design. In 1995, he co-founded High-Hat Productions with fellow filmmaker John Carney. His first film as co-writer/director was the no-budget feature ‘November Afternoon’ (Irish Times Film of the year 1997)…

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Seamus Moran

Although better known as an actor, Seamus Moran has long been interested in directing. He did his first course in IADT with Ken Wardrop and Andrew Freedman (His and Hers) and went on to do an intensive, residential Documentary Filmmaking course at the Film Farm in Poland, run by DFG, London in 2006. In 2007…

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Maya Derrington

Maya Derrington is a director and producer who has worked in television and film since 1999. She graduated from Goldsmiths College, University of London in 1994 and worked at Bloomsbury Publishing until she moved to Dublin in 1997. Maya co-founded Still Films in 2006 and in 2010 she was nominated for an IFTA for her…

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Paddy Breathnach

Paddy Breathnach co-founded Treasure Films with Robert Walpole in 1992. In the intervening time Breathnach (director) and Walpole (producer) have completed numerous projects including shorts, TV series, documentaries and award-winning features. Breathnach progressed successfully from his first fiction short, ‘A Stone of the Heart’ which won the Special Jury Prize at the Cork Film Festival…

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Paul Farren

Paul Farren is a director and writer, known for Saturday (2002), Where the Sea Used to Be (2012) and Pandora (2005). (IMDb)

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Maurice Fitzpatrick

Maurice Fitzpatrick is a film director and lecturer from Ireland who was educated in Trinity College Dublin. He lived in Japan 2004-11. He has made two documentary films for the BBC: The Boys of St. Columb’s (also an RTÉ production) which tells the story of the first generation of children to receive free secondary education as a result…

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Martin Duffy

Martin is an Irish filmmaker and writer now living in Berlin. His professional life for almost thirty years has been in the world of film—from working in a cinema to working in a film crew to becoming a film editor, to writing for film, to directing short and feature films. He has worked in film…

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Mark Sheridan

Mark Sheridan was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1983. Known for his brave ideas and strong visual sense, he started making short films in 2006 and went on to direct a number of films including his first feature length film Crone Wood (2016). A self professed lover of horror and the supernatural, he has repeatedly…

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Martin Curley

Martin Curley is a freelance Cinematographer/Videographer from Dublin. At a young age Martin became an avid fan of and participant in the visual arts. Having studied digital media and film production at the Digital Hub and Colaiste Dhulaigh respectively, he is now seen as a hard working and creative cinematographer with a keen interest in…

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Mark Cogan

A multi-award winning writer and director, Mark Cogan studied film and TV production at St. John’s College, Cork. His short film All Night Long screened at the Short Film Corner of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. He has written and directed a trilogy of short films featuring the same three central characters; ‘Heart’, ‘Partly Cloudy’…

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Mark Noonan

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…

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Marian Quinn

Marian Quinn was born in 1964 in Chicago, Illinois, the youngest child and only daughter in a family of five children. Her parents, Michael and Teresa Quinn met through family connections. Both were born and raised in County Offaly Ireland. They married in 1956. Her parents migrated from Ireland to Canada, then to London, England…

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Marion Comer

Marion Comer is a writer and director, known for the feature films 48 Angels (2006) and Boxed (2002).

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Margaret Corkery

Born 1976 in Cork and currently based in Dublin. Eamon, a dark comedy, is her feature film debut. As a writer/director she is currently developing several projects including a children’s comedy and a family drama. Her films tend to combine comedy and suspense. She attended the Scottish Film School, graduating in 2002. She also holds…

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Maria Ann Hylton

Maria is originally from Hackney, East London and studied as an actress at E15 Acting School. She has worked as a professional actress in both London & Dublin. Maria is also a playwright and several of her plays including ‘Conditioned’, ‘Out Of Control’ & ‘No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs’ have been staged in theatre…

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Lorna Fitzsimons

Lorna Fitzsimons studied photography in IADT graduating with a first class honours, the IPPA student prize and critical acclaim for her degree show that went on to group and solo exhibitions. Lorna was a photographic assistant to a number of international renowned photographers before setting up her own commercial practice in the early naughties and…

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Zahara Moufid

Zahara a Film Director, Producer, Actress and Scriptwriter, known for, ‘Pappy’ (2019), ‘Shelter Me’ (2018), ‘Inside Apollo House’ (2017) ,‘The Count of Monte Cristo’ (2002), ‘11th Hour’ (2017) and ‘Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2005). Zahara Moufid grew up in Morocco speaking Arabic and French. She first discovered her love of storytelling with her grandmother,…

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Lorcan Finnegan

Lorcan is a multi award winning live action and animation director living and working in Dublin. He is signed as a commercials director with Blinder and directs films, music videos and other projects through his own company Lovely Productions.

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Tim Hanan

Tim Hanan is a writer and director from Dublin, Ireland. According to LinkedIn, he is a “Film and Media professional with experience in videography, script writing and editing. Strengths include idea generation, analytical skills, and collaboration. Pride myself on being a creative problem solver with excellent planning and problem-solving skills. Keen to work in a…

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Tom Hopkins

Tom Hopkins is an award-winning director, working in film, TV, commercials, theatre, video and animation. Tom is the founding director of One Productions, which produces screen and interactive content across all channels. Tom is a narrative, documentary film and TV director producing media for international audiences. Tom’s output includes a 12-part lifestyle Series ’Teach Glas’…

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Sinéad Walsh

Visionary, versatile & inventive director who works in both drama and documentary formats. In the 1990’s I made short films & visual poetry whilst undergraduate at Trinity College Dublin, followed by engagement in RTÉ & Screen Ireland Director training programme. I apprenticed as Director under Louis Lentin after being awarded Arts Council funding for short…

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Shaun O’Connor

Director Shaun O’ Connor’s work has screened all over the world and won awards at various festivals including the DC Shorts Film Festival, the Corona Cork Film Festival, the Fastnet Short Film Festival, the Kerry Film Festival, the Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival and the Irish Music Television Awards. Most recently, Shaun’s new short film ‘Mary’,…

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Sinéad O’Loughlin

Sinéad O’Loughlin is a Cork based writer and director. She is in development with Copper Alley Productions on her first feature ‘Vocation’, and in post production on her short film ‘The Lamb’ (2021), a Screen Ireland Focus Short. Sinéad O’Loughlin is a Cork-based director and writer. She has a B.A. in English, Media & Cultural…

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Seán Breathnach

Seán’s debut feature film, “Beyond the Woods”, picked up awards for Best International Feature Film in Montreal and London and is being distributed globally by Left Films. It was Empire Magazine’s DTV “Must See” in June 2018 and was nominated for “Best Thriller” at the National Film Awards in London in 2019. Seán has directed…

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Michael Creagh

Oscar nominated short film director with over 20 years experience in Advertising on both the agency creative and production sides. Michael Creagh is a writer, director and freelance creative. In 2011 he was nominated for an Academy Award for his short film ‘The Crush’. Born in Belfast, Michael grew up in the “Troubles” and did…

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Mia Mullarkey

Mia Mullarkey is an award-winning film director based in Dublin, Ireland. She directs drama, documentary and commercials. Mia worked as a behavioural psychologist before moving over to filmmaking. Since then she has directed several successful short films, receiving over 60 awards and nominations globally, and screening at international short film festivals such as Palm Springs,…

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Mark Dollard

Mark Dollard is a writer and director, mainly interested in genre storytelling with a subversive twist. Mark graduated from the Film Production Degree course in Colaiste Dhulaigh in 2016. His graduate film, ‘MacCumhaill’, won best director and best film at the college’s graduate awards, earning Mark membership of the SDGI. Mark won a further award…

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Megan K. Fox

Megan K. Fox is the award-winning Irish Writer/Director of short films including Cailín Álainn (2019), The Shift (2018), Calling Home (2017) and GIRL (2016). Megan is a regular director on long running Irish soap Fair City, and will begin directing on BBC’s Eastenders in January 2022. ​She is a graduate of the MA Directing programme at Met Film School London, and completed Screenwriting classes at Trinity College…

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Maria-Elena Doyle

“As a director and artist, the journey towards making a film is in part a journey towards self-discovery, giving me the opportunity to delve deep within and reveal a part of myself and express that through my unique creative vision for a film. I am excited about the power of film to unite people and…

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Loic Jourdain

After working for many years in Paris as assistant-director and assistant-producer, Loïc Jourdain began making his own films in 1997 with the prestigious Marin Karmitz’s MK2 company in Paris. Loïc Jourdain was born in France in 1971. After working for many years in Paris as assistant-director and assistant-producer, Loïc Jourdain began making his own films…

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Lisa Mulcahy

Lisa is in Post on the new, 4-part BBC/PBS/STUDIO CANAL drama, RIDLEY ROAD, written by Sarah Solemani, based on the book by Jo Bloom, and being produced by Red Productions. Prior to that she directed the final 2 episodes of YEARS AND YEARS for BBC/HBO, written by Russell T Davies. She was lead director on…

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Laura Robinson

An experienced Director and Creative Producer of animated 2D and CG content. I have worked on productions for broadcasters such as RTE jr, Netflix, CBeebies, CBBC, BBC, Universal Kids, and HBO Europe, as well as YouTube.

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Leticia Agudo

Leticia started her career as a theatre director in Ireland. She now focuses on writing and directing live-action. The malleability of identity, especially national and cultural, and the tragicomedy of human interaction is where is at for her. Leticia’s life and career have taken her from Spain to Ireland and from theatre to film. First…

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Kate Dolan

Writer and Director Kate Dolan graduated from the National Film School, IADT in 2012. Along with directing many commercials and music videos over the years in 2014 Kate was selected for Berlinale Talents, to develop short film script Little Doll. This film then premiered at the Berlinale in 2016. ‘Catcalls’, Kate’s next short film funded…

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Jason Butler

I’m a writer, director and producer specialising in scripted comedy and drama. I’ve directed, co-written and produced 4 Series of sitcom ‘Bridget & Eamon’ for RTÉ—the first ever RTÉ scripted comedy Series to be sold internationally (to UKTV GOLD, Amazon Prime US and Hulu). I won two Irish Film and Television Academy awards for the…

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Janna Kemperman

Janna Kemperman is a filmmaker and artist based in Dublin whose work concentrates on the dynamics between people, social structures, and the interplay between the real and surreal. She directed the 2018 STORYLAND film Everything Not Saved. Her short films HEN and Waiting on a Train have been officially selected for leading film festivals and…

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Imogen Murphy

Imogen Murphy is a film and television director based in Dublin, Ireland. Imogen’s television drama work has been nominated for numerous awards including IFTA and RTS awards. She was lead director and co-story writer on period murder mystery Series ‘Dead Still’, which was nominated in 2021 for a Royal Television Society Drama award as well…

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Ian Power

Ian Power is an award winning writer / director of features, short films, and commercials from Dublin, Ireland. Graduating with a first from the Masters in Film at DIT, Ian began directing short films with Buskers, which won Best Short Film awards at the Galway Film Fleadh, the Cork Film Festival, and the Foyle Film Festival.…

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Hugh O’Conor

A prolific, award-winning actor since childhood, Hugh has gone on to write and direct a striking Series of projects in a variety of mediums—live action, animation, opera—as well as experiencing great success as a still photographer. Hugh appeared in his first feature opposite Liam Neeson in ‘Lamb’ in 1985. He went on to play the…

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Finn van Gelderen

Finn van Gelderen is a Documentary Director, Director of Photography and Photographer.  He is based in Dublin.  He has worked on drama, documentaries , commercials, music videos and nature television over the last 30 years. He also teaches recovery in mental health and advocates nationally for both cinematography and mental health. He was the Programme…

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Fiona Ashe

Fiona Ashe is an award-winning Irish director who creates social issue dramas which have significance for people worldwide.  She knows that a great story – told in a visually compelling way – will resonate with viewers all over the world. Professional Qualifications  Diploma in Advanced Film Directing, New York Film Academy.  Graduate of The Professional Screenwriting…

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Dermot Tynan

Dermot Tynan studied film in Northern California after emigrating from Galway in 1982. While at De Anza college, he wrote and directed the short film The Biscuit Eaters, and adapted the Walter Macken short story A Talk in the Dark for the screen. A Talk in the Dark went on to play in festivals in the US, the UK and…

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Dylan Dreher

Hello my name is Dylan Dreher, I am a 25 year old independent stop motion animation director and producer from county Kerry. I have made festival selected work including ‘Subconscious Voyage’, ‘Fate’s Game’ and ‘Blossom’ to name a few. Festivals that my films have been selected in include Kerry International Film festival, 12th Underground Cinema,…

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Dave Thomas

Dave Thomas works as a Director, Producer (Film & Radio), Presenter, Journalist, Screenplay Writer. Often working for Ireland’s biggest media companies. Often working for Ireland’s biggest media companies—RTE Radio & TV, Newstalk 106-108FM Radio, The Irish Times, Sunday Times, Irish Independent, RTE Guide, Circa Magazine, Irish Stage and Screen magazine and many more. He developed…

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Daniel O’Hara

Daniel O’Hara graduated from DIT’s Postgraduate Diploma in Film Production and began work with Double Z Enterprises on ‘A Scare at Bedtime’ with Podge & Rodge. He subsequently directed factual television, before writing and directing two award-winning short films. This success led to television drama directing on ‘The Clinic’ and ‘Paddywhackery’, which he co-wrote. Two…

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Ciaran Creagh

Ciaran Creagh is an award winning screenwriter and director from Dublin, Ireland who works in film and TV both in Ireland, Canada and the United States Ciaran Creagh is a screenwriter, director and producer whose credits include ‘Thirteen Hours’, a feature in post-production; ‘In View’, a feature he wrote and directed which won Best Screenplay…

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Claire Frances Byrne

Claire Frances Byrne is an award winning and IFTA nominated director of short films and commercials. She currently has a strong slate of feature film projects in funded development. Claire Byrne is a Writer, Director and Editor based in Dublin, Ireland. She graduated in 2013 with a masters degree from Screen Academy Scotland in Directing…

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Alan Bradley

Alan Bradley is an Irish director working primarily in documentary as well as commercials and television drama. Alan is the youngest director to hold a prime time RTÉ One documentary slot. In 2020, Alan directed and produced hit RTÉ One documentary ‘Seán’, exploring the life of the legendary GAA manager Seán Boylan. The film received…

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Shimmy Marcus

Shimmy Marcus is a multi award winning filmmaker working across a variety of formats and genres. In 1999 he won the Miramax Script Writing Award for his feature script ‘Headrush’ which he also directed. The film won a variety of International awards including Best Feature at festivals in Michigan,New York, and the Braunschweig Film Festival…

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Karolina Kraus

Karolina is an award winning director and writer. Her shorts and documentary have screened worldwide. Karolina graduated from TV and Media Production at Carlow IT in 2013 as well as Carlow College of Music in 2012. She is a trained pianist and an original score composer. She has also worked as a Production Manager and…

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Louise Ní Fhiannachta

Born in the Rebel County, raised in The Kingdom and now living wherever the work is, Louise was always destined to have an identity crisis, a theme that’s been strongly threaded through her work. Louise most recently received funding from Screen Ireland’s Director Conceptual Development Fund to develop her feature ‘Skinfull’—a blackly comic and visceral…

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Trish McAdam

My films have a socio-political perspective, for big and small screens, in big and small places across feature and short, fiction, documentary and animation. Award winning filmmaker with fiction and documentary, feature, short and art installation screenings across the world—In Dublin, Cork, Galway, London, New York, York, Washington, Sundance, San Sebastian, Toronto, Hof, Seoul (Special…

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A.W. Stevenson

I wrote and directed my debut short film ‘Not with a Bang But a Whimper’ in 2014, while studying for a Masters. The film played at the Fastnet Film Festival and the experience caused me to change my career path towards professional filmmaking. My second independent short film ‘Man to Man’ premiered at the Galway…

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Maureen O’Connell

A graduate of RADA, London, with a BA in Acting from Ballyfermot Film School, Dublin, with a Diploma in Film Production, Mo has made several award-winning shorts and an award-winning feature film. Her next short in 2022 is Kerry funded, ‘Haven’. Mo (or ‘Maureen’) O’Connell is a filmmaker and actor from Dublin, Ireland. She is…

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Nick Kelly

Nick Kelly’s first short Delphine (2003) was hailed as “one of the best Irish movies of the past decade” (Evening Herald). His second, Why The Irish Dance That Way (2006) was selected by New York’s Museum of Modern Art for Shortfest: Outstanding Shorts from The International Festivals. In 2009, his script Shoe won First Prize…

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Conor Dowling

Conor Dowling is a writer and director known for his work on the feature film The Light of Day, and his short films Noise, Cosmic Legacy and Carnivores. Conor is currently developing multiple film projects including short films, an animated feature film and a TV Pilot. When Conor is not busy writing and directing his…

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Charlie McCarthy

Charlie McCarthy began his directing career in RTE where he directed a wide range of programmes from Glenroe to Nighthawks. Since going freelance he has directed both documentary and drama.  The former has included much-praised portraits of writers Seamus Heaney, John Banville, Edna O’Brien, Hugh Leonard and Colum McCann; the latter has included dramas such…

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Michael Kinirons

Michael is an award winning Irish writer and director whose work explores complex characters struggling within the liminal cinematic space between dreams and reality. Michael studied directing at the National Film and Television School (NFTS) London and is an alumnus of the Berlin Talent Campus and the Torino Film Lab. His first produced feature as…

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Siobhán McMahon

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…

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Declan Recks

Declan is a graduate of Dun Laoghaire College of Art and Design (Dublin), and UCLA Extension (Los Angeles), where he studied film and television. His early short films won several awards and played at numerous festivals worldwide. They include BIG SWINGER (1989) winner Best Short at the Galway Film Fleadh, Best Short at the Fuji…

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Richard Keane

Richard Keane is an award-winning filmmaker that works in both animation and live-action as a writer, director and producer. Since 2003, Richard has been working solidly in a variety of important roles on numerous prolific projects. These range from commercials, short films, and television series. Clients have included Amazon Studios, BBC, Disney Junior, Nickelodeon, RTÉ…

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Lenny Abrahamson

Lenny Abrahamson has no formal training in film. He studied physics followed by philosophy at Trinity College, Dublin where he w on a foundation scholarship. Graduating in 1991 with first class honours (gold medal). While at college he began playing around with video through the Trinity Video Company – a video making student society he…

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