Ciaran Tanham – ( ISC ) Director of Photography
(President Irish Society of Cinematographers 2012)
Ciaran has been working as A Director of Photography in the Television and Film Industry for twenty years, shooting on 35mm, 16mm, Hi Def, Digi Beta, DV and mobile phone. He has worked in many countries around the world shooting for RTE, BBC, ITV, Paramount USA, HBO, Hallmark, Granada TV. He has been nominated twice for an Irish Television and Film awards for his cinematography.
Aisling Walsh – Writer & Director
Bafta Winner Aisling credits include the Sundance Film Festival premiered and multi award winning – Song for a Raggy Boy – starring Aidan Quinn and Iain Glen which she wrote and directed. The award winning Joyriders for which she won the Irish Tribune Arts Award. Trial and Retribution 1 and Trial and Retribution 2 and Doctor Finlay for which she won a BAFTA Award in 1992. In 2009 Aisling was nominated for a BAFTA Award for – The Tears Welled – part of the Eadar Cluitch Series for BBC Alba in Scotland. She was nominated for a BAFTA Award 2010 for her direction on “Wallander” starring Kenneth Brannagh.
Shane Collins – Animation Director Brown Bag Films
Shane studied animation at The National Film school in Dun Laoghaire. After his Degree he worked in the digital hub before starting his career at Brown Bag Films as a 3D generalist on commercials. His interest was in character animation and animated on a variety of commercials, eventually becoming lead animator on Oscar Nominated Granny O’Grimm and Emmy Nominated Octonauts. Shane then progressed to an Animation Director position on Doc McStuffins and currently holds a similar role on Henry Hugglemonster.
Tyrone D Murphy – Film Maker
Tyrone D Murphy is an awards winning filmmaker and is a member of the BAFTA committee. He is the founder and CEO of the Universal Film and Festival Organisation which promotes best business practices between film festivals and the filmmaking community. UFFO has 192 international film festivals members and has 75 industry committee members in 60 different countries. Tyrone also serves as the publisher and editor for the non-profit “Universal Film Magazine”, a free professional magazine resource for the film industry, which debuted in 2011 and is now going out to over 1.6 million in over 100 countries.