Summary

My career began in NY as an AP and LP working with Michael Moore, Ellen Weissbrod, Ruby Wax, Lucky Duck Productions, for HBO, Lifetime, Bravo, A & E, CBS and then continued in Ireland as a producer and series producer - recently returned to NY.

Credits

9/13 – 5/14

Executive Producer A Sporting Chance 1

Reality/Doc (TV) — GYre & Gimble Productions Details
9/13 – 5/14

Developed the concept, sold to the broadcaster Setanta Ireland, partnered with Munster Rugby and an Adult Literacy agency, supervised casting, hired crew, supervised storylines, supervised field production and post production

8/11 – 9/12

Producer Primary Pressures

Reality/Doc (TV) — GYre & Gimble Productions Details
8/11 – 9/12

Developed concept, pitched successfully to broadcaster RTE, supervised casting, production and post production. Managed the many different agencies/bodies involved to get permission to film in an elementary school.

8/11 – 6/12

Producer The West's Awake

Reality/Doc (TV) — Iris Media Details
8/11 – 6/12

Supervised an inexperienced producer/director who had secured exclusive access to an Irish Rugby Team. Helped him negotiate with the broadcaster Tg4, secure commission, identify lead characters and storylines, reviewed field rushes and story development in the edit and supervised post production,

2/11 – 3/12

Producer The Irish New Yorkers

Reality/Doc (TV) — Real Films Details
2/11 – 3/12

Developed concept, wrote pitch & proposal, secured commission from TG4 (irish language broadcaster. Travelled with a crew of 4 to New York over one year finding characters and stories, interviewing and filming Irish people who lived in New York. Worked with the director in the edit on structure and scripting. Supervised online

1/10 – 1/11

Producer The Writing in The Sky

Reality/Doc (TV) — Real Films Details
1/10 – 1/11

Award winning documentary portrait of writer Dermot Healy; I write proposal to secure funding with RTE and BAI. Produced production and post production.

9/08 – 9/10

Series Producer (Creator) Living Lightly 1

Reality/Doc (TV) — GMarsh Tv Details
9/08 – 9/10

Created and devised this formatted entertainment series, secured commission from RTE Broadcaster, supervised casting, shooting, story development, offline and online editing. Also managed the relationships with the presenters, our participant families and the broadcaster.

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Education

Dublin City University

BA Communications Studies

Affiliations

  • NYWIFT