Curriculum Vitae

Education:
2009-10 – Masters of Philosophy in Film Theory and History, TCD, Ireland.
2003-07 – B.A (Hons) Fine Art, IADT, Ireland.


Filmography:
2017 Company B (Short Documentary)
2017 – 8 (Experimental Short Film)
2016 What Was. What Is. What Will Be. Pt 2 (Experimental Documentary)
2016 –What was. What is. What will be. Pt 1‘ (Experimental Documentary)
2015 – all_i_am‘ (Experimental Documentary)
2014 – Two Sugars:  Intern Ireland (Short Documentary)
2011 – ‘City Skippers‘ (Short Documentary)


Performances:

Things Men Have Said To Me This Year Alexanderplatz, Berlin, Germany – Sat 16th Sept 2017


Public Screenings:

Company B:
Light Moves Festival of Screendance – Co. Limerick, Ireland – Nov 8th – 11th 2018.
Kerry Film Festival – Tralee, Co Kerry, Ireland – Oct 18th 2018.
Tipperary Dance Platform International Screen Dance Festival – Excel Centre, Co Tipperary, Ireland – October 8th – 14th 2018.
Still Voices Short Film Festival – Ballymahon, Co. Longford, Ireland – The Library, Aug 17th & Bog Lane Theatre Aug 18th 2018.
Craw Irish Arts Festival – Kultstätte KELLER, Berlin, Germany –  22 June – 24 June 2018
Cut the Gap! Film Festival – Pax et Bellum, Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden – 21st May 2018
Shebeen Flick Irish Film Festival – Kino Moviemento, Berlin, Germany – 16th March 2018
Cut the Gap! The Vienna Gender Equality Film Day – Top Kino, Vienna, Austria – 10th March 2018
KinoLoop – LoopHole, Berlin, Germany – Feb 5th 2018
British Shorts Film Festival – Sputnik Kino, Berlin, Germany – Jan 17th 2018

8:
The Trélex Residency – Trélex, Switzerland – April 8th 2017

What Was. What Is. What Will Be Pt 1:
Labor Berlin Member Screening – Labor Berlin, Berlin, Germany – 14th May 2018.
And Surrender – Somos Art House Berlin, Berlin, Germany – June 22nd 2016

all_i_am:
Summer Screening – Labor Berlin, Berlin, Germany – Aug 17th 2018.
Waking the Feminists/Nollaig na mBan – The Rosebud, New York, USA – Jan 6th 2016

Two Sugars: Intern Ireland:
Fastnet Film Festival 2016 – The Royal, The Rex & The Metropole Cinemas – Schull, Co Cork, Ireland – 25th – 29th May 2016
Sky Road TV & Film Festival – Station House Theatre, Clifden, Co Galway, Ireland – Oct 10th 2015
Plymouth Film Festival – Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth, UK – May 16th 2015
Independents Day film screening – 12 New Market Square, Dublin, Ireland – March 22nd 2015
Irish Film Festival London – The Prince Charles Cinema, London, UK -15th March 2015
Dingle International Film Festival – St. James’ Church, Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland – 15th March 2015

City Skippers:
The Kilian’s Short Film Festival – UCD cinema, UCD Student Centre, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland – Wed 4th May 2016
10 Days in Dublin Shorts ProgrammeThe Sugar Club, 8 Lower Lesson St, Dublin, Ireland – July 8th & 9th 2013
Waterford Film Festival – Greyfriars Art Gallery, Greyfriars St, Co. Waterford, Ireland   – November 11th 2012
Lighthouse Cinema Shorts Programme  – Lighthouse Cinema, Market Square, Smithfield, Dublin, Ireland – August 27th 2012
Underground Cinema Film Festival June Screening – Kingston Hotel, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland – June 28th 2012
Eat My Shorts: Short Film Festival – The Twisted Pepper, 54 Middle Abbey St, Dublin, Ireland – June 9th 2012
Digital Exchange Showcase – The Digital Exchange, Crane St, Dublin, Ireland – October 20th 2011
An Lár TV  – August 7th – 14th 2011


Selected Group Exhibitions:

2016
And Surrender, Somos Art House Berlin, Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany.

2011
Drawing Exhibition, The Digital Exchange, Crane St, Dublin, Ireland.

2009
Trinity College Dublin Visual Arts Exhibition
, Oisín Gallery, 44 Westland Row, Dublin, Ireland.

2007
The Canvas Project 
Cornucopia, 19 Wicklow St, Dublin, Ireland.
Postcards from the Edge 2 The Arts Office, County Hall, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland.
Outside the Box Manifesto Gallery, 2 George’s St, Co. Waterford, Ireland.
Graduate Exhibition Dún Laoghaire – IADT Dún Laoghaire, Kill Avenue, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
I Use My Easel To Hang My Hat The Concourse, Main Street, Dún Laoghaire, Co.Dublin, Ireland.

2006
Solutions 
The Lab, Foley St, Dublin 1; Talbot St Gallery and Studios, Talbot St, Dublin, Ireland.


Film Curation:

2013 – 2018 – Festival Director & Programmer of Dublin Doc Fest – Ireland’s only short documentary film festival.

2018 – Dublin Doc Fest comes to Berlin!– Dublin Doc Fest – short documentary film festival – was commissioned by the Embassy of Ireland Berlin to curate a special programme of short Irish documentary film in Berlin’s oldest Kino, Kino Moviemento on Wed 18th April 2018.  Proudly supported by the Irish Film Institute.

2014 – Document This! – Dublin Doc Fest was commissioned by St Patrick’s Festival Ireland to curate a special programme of short documentary film as part of their ‘I Love My City’ programme of cultural events which took place on 16th March 2014 in The National Library of Ireland, Dublin to an audience of 120.


Public Talks:

Special Guest Speaker & Jury Member: ‘The Kilian’s Short Film Festival 2016‘ – University College Dublin cinema, University College Dublin Student Centre, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland – Wed 4th May 2016.

Panel Member: ‘Forms of Feminist Film: Fiction, Non-fiction, Experimental’: Feminist Film Festival Dublin 2015 – The New Theatre, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland – Nov 1st 2015.


Residencies:

2017  Trélex Artist Residency, Trélex, Switzerland.


Awards / Nominations:

* Second Place: Non-Fiction category – Cut the Gap! The Gender Equality Short Film Day – Vienna, Austria, 2018
* Winner Best Documentary (‘City Skippers’ ) – Underground Cinema Film Festival – Dublin, Ireland, 2012


Courses, Training & Masterclasses:

2018 – ‘Black & White Reversal Super 8 Film Development Workshop’, Labor Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

2017 – ‘No Longer There: The Art of Disappearance: Christo’, 67th Berlinale International Film Festival, HAU 2, Berlin, Germany.

2017 – ‘Think Film No. 5: Archival Constellations’, 67th Berlinale International Film Festival, silent green Kulturquartier, Berlin, Germany.

2016 – ‘Using Sound in Documentary Film with Iris Wakulenko’, Fast Net Film Festival, Schull, Co. Cork, Ireland.

2015 – ‘Introduction to Super8 Film: Cinematography & Development’, The Darkroom, Block T, Smithfield, Dublin, Ireland.

2015 – ‘Women in Documentary Film’, Irish Film Institute Documentary Film Festival, IFI, Dublin, Ireland.

2013 – ‘Jorg Jeshel Documentary Cinematography Masterclass’, Guth Gafa Documentary Film Festival, Malin, Co Donegal, Ireland.

2011 – ‘Nick Broomfield Director Masterclass’, Sheffield Doc Fest, Sheffield, UK.

2011 – ‘Steve James Director Masterclass’, Sheffield Doc Fest, Sheffield, UK.

2010-2011 – F.E.T.A.C in Digital Film & TV Production, The Digital Exchange, Ireland.


Collections:

2016  Private Collection.
2014  Private Collection.
2010  Trinity College Dublin Permanent Art Collection.
2009  Private Collection.
2007  Private Collection.
2003  Private Collection.


Press:

2018 Interview Dublin Doc Fest comes to Berlin, Ex-Berliner magazine, Berlin, Germany.

2017 – Interview ‘Things Men Have Said To Me This Year’ with writer Madhvi Ramani, Berlin, Germany.

2015 Radio Interview on documentary filmmaking and the 3rd Dublin Doc Fest with Radiomade, Dublin, Ireland.


Publications:

2012 – 2016: Writer Film Ireland
2011 – 2012: Writer LeCool Magazine
2011 Oubliette Journal.
2007 Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology Online Graduate Catalogue


Professional Affiliations:

2017 – present      Member of Berlin Documentary Collective.
2017 – present      Member of Labor Berlin Film Society.
2012 – present      Member of Filmbase, Dublin.
2009 – present      Member of Irish Film Institute.

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