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Work experience

Assistant Editor

Moonstone Film Makers Lab

Assistant to Breege Rowley.

Oct 2010Present

Writer/Director

After You

Writer/director, 7 minute short funded by The Irish Film Board/The Arts Council/RTE and BAI.

'After You' was completed in June 2012 and has so far screened at: Kerry Film Festival (WINNER BEST ANIMATION), Annecy Film Festival, Galway Film Fleadh, Darklight Film Festival, Martha’s Vineyard Int Film Festival, Cork Film Festival, Cinekid Professional Amsterdam, Clones Film Festival, Libelula Spain, Lighthouse Cinema, Fingal Film Festival 2013, Animated Exeter 2013, Dingle International Film Festival 2013 CINEQUEST 2013

Synopsis: Eli O’Dowd, a doorman at Dublin city's finest hotel, has lovingly opened his door since 1928. One day, much to his horror, Eli sees the city’s newest arrival…

Apr 2012Present

Storyboard Revisionist

Brown Bag Films

Storyboard Revisionist across three separate television series: Octonauts Series 2. Henry Hugglemonster (Disney) The Adventures of Peter Rabbit (Nickelodeon).

Jun 2011Apr 2012

Retakes Supervisor

Brown Bag Films

Retakes Supervisor on a new animated series “Doc McStuffins.” The show is being executive produced by Chris Nee, directed by Norton Virgien and produced by Brown Bag Films for The Disney Channel. The role involved working with the animation teams (in house and overseas) to complete retakes to directors requirements, locking edits, overseeing quality control and allocating out relevant resources to fix any issues, liaising with the overseas client and ensuring episodes were completed to schedule. Currently, Doc McStuffins” is American TV’s #1 Series for children.

Apr 2010May 2011

Associate Producer

Whose Art Is It Anyway

Associate Producer: 'Whose Art Is It Anyway?' - Documentary examining art funding in Ireland. Broadcast on RTE. Produced by Wildfire Films.

Praise for 'Whose Art Is It Anyway?':

'Pick of the Week' Sunday Times. 'A terrific documentary' The Herald.

'Informative and genuinely entertaining' Irish Independent

'TV not to miss' Irish Examiner
Oct 2009Oct 2010

Editor

Brown Bag Films

Off-line Editor (FCP) on The Octonauts. 52 x 10 min episodes.

The Octonauts was adapted into a 51 episode television series. Using CGI animation, it was co-produced by Chorion and Brown Bag Films for CBeebies (a BBC television channel for the 7-and-under range) where it first aired on 4 October 2010. It has since been shown by the French TF1, Spanish (for Brazil and Latin America Discovery Kids, Irish (RTE 2) and Australian ABC channels. The Octonauts will have its US premiere on the Disney Channel in January 2012.

Off-line Editor (FCP) on Olivia Series Two. 26 x 11 min episodes.

Olivia is a British-American children's animated television series produced by media company Chorion and based on Ian Falconer's books. It is seen on Nick Jr. in the US, Milkshake!, Nick Jr. in the UK and Ireland, and Playhouse Disney Channel in Latin America and Brazil, Treehouse TV in Canada. Nickelodeon renewed Olivia for a second season which premiered on November 21, 2010.

Jun 2008Jan 2009

Editor

Brown Bag Films

Off-line Editor (FCP) on new series of Noddy. 52x10 min episodes.

Jun 2006Apr 2008

Director/Producer/Camera for live broadcast for sporting events.

O’Doherty’s Audio Visual

Vision Mixing, Racking, Rigging, Camera.

Director of numerous racing events including:

Five day Irish National Hunt Festival Punchestown.Irish Grand National.

Networks include: At The Races. SIS. RTE. Channel 4.

Jan 2006Sep 2006

Research/Development/Assistant Editing

Soilsiu Films
Nov 2005Feb 2006

Research/Development/Assistant Editing

One Productions

Writer/Director/Camera on advertisements and in-house viral campaigns.Editor corporate videos. Liaising with clients.

Jul 2004Jul 2005

Writer/Director/Editor

Dick Terrapin

IFTA Nominated Short.

Financed by RTE/Arts Council/Film Board. Narrated by David Wilmot.

'One of the finest, funniest Irish shorts we have ever seen' POPCORN - TV3

Jun 2000Apr 2001

Writer/Director

Le Dog

Animated short.

Financed by RTE/Arts Council/Film Board. Narrated by Frank Kelly.

Sep 1996Jun 1997

Writer/Director

Mutt

Animated short.Financed by RTE/Arts Council/Film Board. Narrated by Donal McCann.

Education

Moonstone Writers Lab.

One-week workshop to develop my feature screenplay: The Quarter Mill

Skills

Final Cut Pro
Animator
Flash animator.
Writer
Screenwriter represented by The Lisa Richards Agency Dublin.
Storyboard Artist
Storyboard artist on numerous adverts and short films.

STORYBOARDS

Literary Agent:

Faith O’GradyLisa Richards Agency108 Upper Leeson Street Dublin 4

ACHIEVEMENTS/AWARDS

Winner Best Animation - Kerry Film Festival 2012

Lecturer - The Art of Story. 10 week course at Ballyfermot College Dublin.

Guest Speaker Guth Gafa Film Festival Donegal 2011

Jury member. Galway Film Fleadh 2008.

Frequent guest lecturer at Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art,Design & Technology (Screenwriting)

Nominated Irish Film and Television Award 2005.    

Nominated Digital Media Award 2006. 

Winner 2nd prize Galway Film Fleadh.

Winner Diploma of Excellence KROK Animation Festival Russia.

Honourable Mention Tiernan McBride Script Award.

Shortlisted BBC ‘Afternoon Play’ London.           

Represented Ireland at the Claremont-Ferrand Festival France.        

Twice Nominated IFP Film Award - Los Angeles.    

Winner Best Frameworks Film. Kino Film Festival Manchester.    

Screenings Network 2. RTE 1. Canal Plus Sweden.