CV

 

Producer, director and camera operator.

·   2016 IFTA Winner for Best Children’s & Young People’s Programme: My Life: Champion of the World.

Wanted Down Under: The Revisits – BBC 2017

·    The BBC’s landmark daytime series.

Nathan Goes to Nashville – Tyrone Productions for RTÉ 2017

·    One-hour travelogue about the home of country music.

Putting Manners on Us – BBC Studios 2017

·    Broadcast Pilot looking at the world of etiquette.

Ninja Girl– Tyrone Productions for CBBC 2017

·    The real life of child martial arts star JJ McParland.

Murder in Melbourne– Ronin Films for RTÉ 2016 (Acquired by Nine Australia)

·    Landmark Documentary looking at the stories of three Irish emigrants murdered in Australia between 2012 & 2013.   The film is currently represented by DRG.

Pet Island Series Two – Ronin Films for RTÉ & BBC (2016)

·    The popular series Pet Island returns.  This is our own original show and both series have sold and continue to sell well to territories around the world.

 LA Vice – Ronin Films for Channel 4 (2015 currently available on All4)

·    Series of short films looking at LA’s Underbelly.

 My Life: Champion of the World – Tyrone Productions for CBBC (2015) 

·    Two girls compete to become champion of the world in Irish dancing.  Won the IFTA for Best Children’s & Young People’s Programme.

 Pets at Peace – Tyrone Productions: 1 x 30 for BBC NI (2015)

·    The heartache of pet bereavement.

Smack Em Up – Ronin Films for RTÉ & BBC3.  (2014) 

·    One-hour documentary featuring wrestling superstar Fergal Devitt.

Run Grandad Run – BBC (2014)

·    The world’s fastest seventy-year-old and a 91-year-old marathon runner.

Art & Tomaí san Eoraip – BBC 2013

·    Series following two mad polyglots on a tour of Europe’s wildest festivals.

Ireland’s Rappers – Ronin Films for BBC3 / RTÉ (2012)    

·    Documentary looking at the larger than life characters that inhabit the Irish rap scene. Time Out four star pick of the day – ‘a stirring underdog tale, told with heart.’

Ceol an Ghrá  (TG4 2011: frequently repeated)

·    The story behind Ireland’s only Irish language Eurovision entry, Ceol an Ghrá.

Prime Time  (RTÉ – Irish General Election 2011)

·    Ireland’s main current affairs programme.

Charles Byrne, the Irish Giant (Ronin Films for BBC / TG4 2010 / 2011)

·    The story of Irish Giant Charles Byrne who died in England in 1783 and subsequently found to be a member of the world’s tallest family.

The Fit Finlays (Setanta – 2010)

·    The story of Ireland’s and perhaps the world’s most famous professional wrestling family ‘The Fit Finlays’ from Carrickfergus.

Colin & Graham’s Excellent Adventures (BBC / RTÉ 09 /10)

·    Six-part series following sports junkies Colin Carroll and Graham Little.

Get Well NI (BBC 2008)

·    One-hour film following a pilot medical project called the Get Well Scheme.

Sesame Street – Head of Live Film BBC 2007 / 2008

·    A franchise of the classic children’s television strand Sesame Street.  One episode ‘The Share Necessities’ won a prestigious CINE Golden Eagle Award.

Get Smarter in a Week (BBC1 2006)

·    An ambitious but flawed attempt to boost the brainpower of the British public.

He’s Having A Baby (Hat Trick Productions for BBC1 & BBC3 2005)

·    One of the BBC’s biggest light-entertainment projects of 2005.

Cumann a’ Gháire – The Laughter Club (Ronin Films for TG4 2004)

·    The arrival of an Indian Guru in Ireland sparks a documentary on the science of laughter.

Directing AP  – BBC 1997 – 2006

·    Countless series, documentaries, game shows and studio broadcasts.

Education

 University of Ulster        2010 – 2012  

Diploma in Irish Language (First Class Honours: 78%)

Galway Regional Technical College    1996 – 1997  

Post-graduate diploma in video production.

Queen’s University Belfast  1991 – 1994 

B.A. Hons in English and Scholastic Philosophy (2:1)

 

 

 

 

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