I am a writer, director and producer specialising in comedy and comedy-drama.
I directed, co-wrote, and produced, 4 series of the RTÉ sitcom Bridget & Eamon. I won two IFTA awards for the show – Best Director (Soap/Comedy) and Best Comedy. Bridget & Eamon was the 1st RTÉ scripted comedy to broadcast internationally selling to UKTV Gold & Amazon.
Recently I directed and produced 2 series of The Paddy Raff Show comedy sketch show for BBC 1 NI and directed the 4 x 1 hr factual entertainment comedy show The 2 Johnnies Take On… for RTÉ. Both shows have been nominated for RTS awards.
I also wrote and directed full time on 80 episodes of RTÉ 2’s flagship comedy show Republic of Telly. When I took over the show as series producer and head writer I increased ratings 50% year on year.
I devised and developed a new prime time chat show for RTE One – Angela Scanlon’s Ask Me Anything; directed, produced and co-wrote Owen Colgan Around The Fire, a comedy chat show for RTÉ Player and in 2019 wrote, directed & produced a 20 minute dark drama for RTÉ Storyland – Skip To The End.
I previously won then Europe’s largest new screenwriting award the Screen International Oscar Moore Award and won the Variety “Pitch Me” event at Cannes Film Festival. My short film TUFTY has screened all over the world and runs before the Rocky Horror Picture Show to huge applause every Hallowe’en in Dublin.
I’m currently developing new TV & Film projects including:
Romeo 419 – an exciting comedy drama TV series supported by Screen Ireland
Formulaic Love Story – a romantic comedy drama feature film that was shortlisted for the Sundance Screenwriters Lab
Ton of Money – a crime comedy feature film.