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​Films

PAiNTER WORKER, director/camera/editor​

documentary as part of gallery installation​

(commissioned by La Maison Laurentine ​

www.laurentine.net, France 2012)

CLICK, director/editor

experimental short video

(Arts Council of Ireland + No Connaught Youth Community

Services, Leitrim 2003-04)​



PLAIN JANE, writer/director

GFC/RTE short film award

(Bandit Films/2000AD Productions, Dublin 2004)



SACCULINA, writer/director/editor

short fiction film

(recklessvideo, New York/Ireland 2000)



​Professional Experience

DIRECTOR​

KEEPSAKES, director/camera/editor

documentary of live art installation

(Ronny Hughes, recklessvideo, Ireland 2000)



eCATALOG + eBROADCAST, writer/director/editor

online ad campaign

(Tribute Int’l, New York 1999)

SEA ESCAPE, writer/director/editor

commercial for Seasecapes Diving

(Tribute Int'l, New York 1999)

SECRET DIARY, TIME CAPSULE,​

HOLLYWOOD COLLECTION + SPORTS SCRAPBOOK,

director/camera/editor

online ad campaign for web product

(Tribute Int’l, New York 1999)​​

BACK TO YOU, director/editor

promo for the American Stock Exchange

(AMEX Broadcast Services, New York 1998)

ABOUT AMEX, director/camera/editor

online ad campaign for the American Stock Exchange

(AMEX Broadcast Services, New York 1997) 

EDITOR

THE IRREDUCIBLE DIFFERENCE OF THE OTHER, editor + post-production supervisor

experimental short film

by Vivienne Dick

(Arts Council of Ireland,

Galway, 2014)

 

ARTAUD, editor

experimental short film

by Vivienne Dick

(Arts Council of Ireland,

Galway, 2013)

CASSANDRA'S NECKLACE, editor + post production supervisor

video installation

by Alice Maher

(Irish Museum of Modern Art,

Mayo/Dublin 2012)



​​​BECOME, editor + post production supervisor

video installation

by Frank Conway/Fred Conlon

(Janey Pictures, recklessvideo + Arts Council of Ireland

Leitrim, Ireland 2006)

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BERTIE & ELIZABETH, assistant film editor

feature film

(Carlton TV for ITV,

London 2001)

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MAPMAKER, assistant film editor

feature film

by Johnny Gogan

(Grand Pictures, ​

Dublin/Leitrim, Ireland 2001)​

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MEETING MARTY, assistant film editor

short fiction film

by Leslie MacCleave

(Mystery City Films + Sundance Films, 

​New York 1998)​

THE CAGE, assistant film editor

short fiction film

by Fernando Alcalde

(NYU graduate film, 

​New York 1997)

 

​SCREENWRITER

Love Bomb, original feature length screenplay

Dead Easy, original feature length screenplay​

Cowgirl Up, original feature length screenplay​

Fountain of Youth, original short film screenplay​

Plain Jane, original short film screenplay (produced 2004)

Sacculina, original short film screenplay (produced 2000)



VARIOUS

Freelance production management on commercials, industrials, music videos, documentaries,

animation and news (New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and the former USSR 1985-1992). 

​Freelance script editor on feature films (US and Ireland 2002-present).

Awards

LA MAISON LAURENTINE, commission for creative documentary (France, 2012)​​

Artist's Bursary, Leitrim Co. Council (Ireland 2007)

Galway Film Centre/RTE Short Film Award (Ireland 2007)

CREATE Artist in Residency Award/Arts Council (Ireland 2003)​



​​​​​​Qualifications

ACADEMIC​
​​​​​​​MA Scriptwriting, The National Film School, Dun Laoghaire

Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Ireland (Honours, 2001)​
BA Foreign Area Studies (USSR), Barnard College of Columbia University,​
New York City (Honours, 1985)​



​​PROFESSIONAL​​​

SIPTU (Assistant Film Editor since 2001)
Irish Playwrights' and  Screenwriters' Guild (Full Member)
Women in Film and Television
Galway Film Centre
FilmBase

Teachers Union of Ireland



Teaching Experience
​
​​​COURSE COORDINATOR: MA PRODUCTION + DIRECTION​
Including Professional Workshops in Digital Editing, Directing + Introductory Cinematography​
National University of Ireland, Galway, Huston School of Film & Digital Media​

2012-present



​ASST LECTURER: FILM PRODUCTION, SCREENWRITING, DIGITAL EDITING, FILM HISTORY​

Galway-Mayo IT, Film + Documentary department
2003-present​

​​ASST LECTURER: DIGITAL VIDEO PRODUCTION/POST PRODUCTION​
Sligo IT, Fine Art department​
1999-2003​

​ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP​
Ballinamore Arts Centre, Shannon Erne Writer’s Group, Leitrim Partnership​
2007-08​

​​ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
Carrick Youth Club Digital Video Project:  No Drink/Drug Driving Ads​
Northwest Regional Drugs Taskforce + No. Connaught Youth Services Group​
2007​​

​​ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: MOHILL MEETS POLAND YOUTH DIGITAL VIDEO PROJECT
Arts Council of Ireland/CREATE + No. Connaught Youth Services Group​
2003-04​
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​​​​ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP
Arts Council of Ireland/CREATE + Leitrim County Council​
2002-03​​​



​Research Interests

Digital Utopias

Television Drama as Contempory Mythology

Theories of Editing: Script + Screen

Arts Policy in the former USSR​

Publications/Bibliography​​​

"No Way Back", short story published in First Cut: Writing from Leitrim, edited by Brian Leyden, and ​
     launched by John McGahern (Ireland, 2000)​​​
"Wizards of Wall Street", feature on first live webcam on stock market trading floor, Wall Street
     Magazine
​​ (1997)
"Students Monitor Soviet News", feature about Columbia University students monitoring Soviet television

     via live satellite, New York Times (1984)

Other

 

DLSR Workshop with Philip Bloom, Galway Film Centre (Galway, Ireland 2012)​​

Art of Pitching with Sibylle Kurz, Screen Training Ireland (Dublin, Ireland 2011)

SOURCES 2 Script Check with Eric Colions, MEDIA Antenna (Galway, Ireland 2011)

Galway Scriptwriters Group (Galway, Ireland 2010-present)

Screenwriting Development Workshop, Script Factory + MEDIA Antenna (Galway, Ireland 2007)

Traditional Fiddle, Ballinamore (Leitrim, Ireland 2007-10)

Writing Workshop with Dermot Healy, Glens Centre (Leitrim, Ireland 2006-07)

Screenwriting Master Class with Robert Towne, Galway Film Fleadh (Galway, Ireland 2006)

Scriptwriting Clinic with Mark McIlrath, Galway Film Centre (Galway, Ireland 2005)

Arista Consultancy, Galway Film Centre (Galway, Ireland 2004)

French Improvers Language Course, IT Sligo (Sligo, Ireland 2004-05)​

​Skill Set​

FILM

16mm, super8



VIDEO

H/DV, HD, DSLR



EDITING

FCP7 / X + Avid + Premiere Pro/Adobe Suite CC​ 

LANGUAGES

French + Russian

 

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​REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

 

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