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Kieron J Walsh

Director

Credits

TELEVISION
Date: 2018
Production (role):
FINDING JOY
Company:
Treasure Entertainment
Project details:
1 x 6 Episodes

Created by Amy Huberman and Rebecca O'Flanagan
Date: 2017
Production (role):
ANGELICA HUSTON ON JAMES JOYCE: A SHOUT IN THE STREET
Company:
BBC ONE/ RTE One
Project details:
Wr. and Prod. David Blake Knox
Date: 2015
Production (role):
RAPT
Company:
Blinder Films / Irish Film Board / RTE
Project details:
Taster for RTÉ player

Winner of Critic’s Choice Award at Raindance Web Festival 2015
Date: 2013
Production (role):
THE PSYCHOPATH NEXT DOOR
Company:
ITV Studios / Sky Living (Pilot)
Date: 2012
Production (role):
VEXED
Company:
Eleventh Hour Films / BBC 2
Project details:
3 x 60 minutes comedy / drama

Created by Howard Overman

Prods. Eve Gutierrez and Jill Green
Date: 2010-11
Production (role):
THE SAVAGE EYE (Co-Creator / Director)
Company:
Blinder Films Production / RTE (Series I & II)
Project details:
2 x 6 episodes

Satirical sketch show devised by David McSavage, Kieron J. Walsh and Damien O’Donnell

Winner of Bronze Torc at the Celtic Film & TV Festival

IFTA nominations 2011:
Best TV director
Best entertainment series

IFTA Nomination 2010:
Best entertainment series
Date: 2008
Production (role):
RAW
Company:
Ecosse Films / Octogon Films
Project details:
6 x 60 minutes

Wr. Lisa McGee

Prod. Michael Parke

IFTA nominations:
Best Director
Best Series
Date: 2006
Production (role):
KITCHEN
Company:
Ecosse Films / C5
Project details:
2 x 120 minutes

Wr. Simon Ashdown

Prod. Jeremy Gwilt

Starring Eddie Izzard, Charlene McKenna and James Young
Date: 2003
Production (role):
WATERMELON
Company:
Granada (TV Film)
Project details:
90 minutes

Based on Marian Keyes’ novel

Prod. Saurabh Kakkar

Starring Anna Friel, Brenda Fricker, Ciaran McMenamin and Elaine Cassidy

IFTA Nomination 2003 - Best Director
Date: 1998
Production (role):
A YOUNG PERSON'S GUIDE TO BECOMING A ROCK STAR
Company:
Channel 4 / Company Pictures
Project details:
Six part series

Winner Royal Television Society Award for Best Series
Date: 1997
Production (role):
HELL FOR LEATHER
Company:
BBC / RTE
Project details:
Television play

Wr. Roddy Doyle

Winner Best Short Drama, Rotterdam Film and TV Festival
Date: 1996
Production (role):
THE PERFECT BLUE
Company:
BBC 2 (TV Film)
Project details:
90 x minutes

Wr. Nick Collins

Starring Inday Ba, Phillip Glenister, Ruth Gemmell and Lennie James

Prod. Elinor Day

Executive Prod. David M. Thompson

Nominated Best Drama, C.R.E. (Race in Media) Awards
Date: 1995
Production (role):
OUT OF THE DEEP PAN
Company:
BBC 2 (Single FIlm)
Project details:
Prod. Robert Cooper

Various Festivals
FEATURE FILM
Date: 2019
Production (role):
A DOG CALLED MONEY (Executive Producer)
Company:
Pulse Films/ Autlook Filmsales
Project details:
Wr. Seamus Murphy

Prods. Isabel Davis, Katie Holly, Seamus Murphy, and James Wilson
Date: 2019
Production (role):
EXTRA ORDINARY (Executive Producer)
Company:
Blinder Films
Project details:
Wr. Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman. Additional Wr. Demian Fox and Maeve Higgins

Prods. Ailish Bracken, Yvonne Donohoe, Katie Holly, and Mary McCarthy
Date: 2918
Production (role):
VITA & VIRGINIA (Executive Producer)
Company:
Mirror Productions & Protagonist Pictures/ Mongrel Media
Project details:
Wr. Eileen Atkins and Chanya Button

Prods. Katie Holly and Evangelo Kioussis
Date: 2012
Production (role):
JUMP (Co-Writer / Director)
Company:
Hotshot Films / Blinder Films
Project details:
Wrs. Kieron J. Walsh and Steve Brookes

Adapted from Lisa McGee’s stage play

Toronto International Film Festival 2012

Galway International Film Fleadh 2012

Belfast International Film Festival 2012

New York Irish Film Festival 2012
Foyle Film Festival 2102

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2013

Dublin International Film Festival 2013

Winner of ‘Best Feature Film’ Award- New York Irish Film Festival

Winner of Bridging the Borders Award - Palm Springs International Film Fest.

IFTA nominations:
Best Screenplay – Kieron J. Walsh & Steve Brookes
Best Actor – Martin McCann
Best Supporting Actress – Charlene McKenna
Date: 2009
Production (role):
SENSATION (Co-Producer)
Company:
Blinder Films
Project details:
Wr. / Dir. Tom Hall

Prods. Katie Holly and Kieron J. Walsh

IFTA nominations:
Best Film
Best Director
Date: 1999-00
Production (role):
WHEN BRENDAN MET TRUDY
Company:
BBC Films
Project details:
Wr. Roddy Doyle

Prod. Linda Myles

Premiered at Toronto International Film Festival

Subsequently played London Film Festival, Sydney international Film Festival and others

Released in US, UK, Ireland, Australia, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and other territories

IFTA nominations:
Best Director of a Feature Film
Best Feature Film
Best Actress – Flora Montgomery

Runner-up Audience UIP Audience Award Sydney Film Festival

Winner Best Actress Award for Flora Montgomery, Las Palmas Film Festival

Winner Audience Award, Rennes Film Festival
SHORT FILM
Date: 1999 - 2000
Production (role):
ROUGH FOR THEATRE 1
Company:
Channel 4 / RTE
Project details:
BECKETT ON FILM anthology: 19 Films x 19 Directors including Anthony Mingella, David Mamet, Richard Eyre, Karel Reize, Neil Jordan, Damien O’Donnell, etc.

Wr. Samuel Beckett

Prods. Alan Moloney and Michael Colgan

Premiered at Toronto International Film Festival
Date: 1992
Production (role):
SHOOTING TO STARDOM
Company:
Working Title TV / Channel 4
Project details:
Prod. Simon Wright

Winner of the Best Short Film at the Cork Film Festival

Winner Gold Plaque, Chicago international Film Festival
Date: 1991
Production (role):
BOSSANOVA BLUES (Writer / Director)
Company:
RCA
Project details:
Graduation Film

Winner of the Golden Square Award for Best Graduation Film

Gold Plaque at the Chicago Film Festival

Premier Prix de la Mis-En-Scene at the Henris Langois Film Festival, Poitier

BBC Drama Award at B.P Expo

Best Youth Film, Oberhausen Film Festival.

Bossanova Blues transmitted on BBC2 as part of the "Screenplay Firsts" series
Date: 1988
Production (role):
GOODBYE PICCADILLY (Writer / Director)
Company:
Dun Laoghaire School of Art
Project details:
Graduation Film

Winner of three Fuji Film Scholarship Awards, presented by Sir David Lean

Film subsequently screened at Festivals in Cork, Dublin, London, France, Poland and others

Film transmitted on RTE, Channel Four, FR3, Scansat, Bravo, NYC and others
SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS
British Council Scholarship to attend Royal College of Art, London to study film direction 1989
Keiron also has a successful career directing commercials

Products include: Guiness, Bass, Lotto, Kellogs, Nissan

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): FINDING JOY
    Company: Treasure Entertainment
    Project details: 1 x 6 Episodes

    Created by Amy Huberman and Rebecca O'Flanagan
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): ANGELICA HUSTON ON JAMES JOYCE: A SHOUT IN THE STREET
    Company: BBC ONE/ RTE One
    Project details: Wr. and Prod. David Blake Knox
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): RAPT
    Company: Blinder Films / Irish Film Board / RTE
    Project details: Taster for RTÉ player

    Winner of Critic’s Choice Award at Raindance Web Festival 2015
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): THE PSYCHOPATH NEXT DOOR
    Company: ITV Studios / Sky Living (Pilot)
    Project details:
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): VEXED
    Company: Eleventh Hour Films / BBC 2
    Project details: 3 x 60 minutes comedy / drama

    Created by Howard Overman

    Prods. Eve Gutierrez and Jill Green
  • Date: 2010-11
    Production (role): THE SAVAGE EYE (Co-Creator / Director)
    Company: Blinder Films Production / RTE (Series I & II)
    Project details: 2 x 6 episodes

    Satirical sketch show devised by David McSavage, Kieron J. Walsh and Damien O’Donnell

    Winner of Bronze Torc at the Celtic Film & TV Festival

    IFTA nominations 2011:
    Best TV director
    Best entertainment series

    IFTA Nomination 2010:
    Best entertainment series
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): RAW
    Company: Ecosse Films / Octogon Films
    Project details: 6 x 60 minutes

    Wr. Lisa McGee

    Prod. Michael Parke

    IFTA nominations:
    Best Director
    Best Series
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): KITCHEN
    Company: Ecosse Films / C5
    Project details: 2 x 120 minutes

    Wr. Simon Ashdown

    Prod. Jeremy Gwilt

    Starring Eddie Izzard, Charlene McKenna and James Young
  • Date: 2003
    Production (role): WATERMELON
    Company: Granada (TV Film)
    Project details: 90 minutes

    Based on Marian Keyes’ novel

    Prod. Saurabh Kakkar

    Starring Anna Friel, Brenda Fricker, Ciaran McMenamin and Elaine Cassidy

    IFTA Nomination 2003 - Best Director
  • Date: 1998
    Production (role): A YOUNG PERSON'S GUIDE TO BECOMING A ROCK STAR
    Company: Channel 4 / Company Pictures
    Project details: Six part series

    Winner Royal Television Society Award for Best Series
  • Date: 1997
    Production (role): HELL FOR LEATHER
    Company: BBC / RTE
    Project details: Television play

    Wr. Roddy Doyle

    Winner Best Short Drama, Rotterdam Film and TV Festival
  • Date: 1996
    Production (role): THE PERFECT BLUE
    Company: BBC 2 (TV Film)
    Project details: 90 x minutes

    Wr. Nick Collins

    Starring Inday Ba, Phillip Glenister, Ruth Gemmell and Lennie James

    Prod. Elinor Day

    Executive Prod. David M. Thompson

    Nominated Best Drama, C.R.E. (Race in Media) Awards
  • Date: 1995
    Production (role): OUT OF THE DEEP PAN
    Company: BBC 2 (Single FIlm)
    Project details: Prod. Robert Cooper

    Various Festivals
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): A DOG CALLED MONEY (Executive Producer)
    Company: Pulse Films/ Autlook Filmsales
    Project details: Wr. Seamus Murphy

    Prods. Isabel Davis, Katie Holly, Seamus Murphy, and James Wilson
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): EXTRA ORDINARY (Executive Producer)
    Company: Blinder Films
    Project details: Wr. Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman. Additional Wr. Demian Fox and Maeve Higgins

    Prods. Ailish Bracken, Yvonne Donohoe, Katie Holly, and Mary McCarthy
  • Date: 2918
    Production (role): VITA & VIRGINIA (Executive Producer)
    Company: Mirror Productions & Protagonist Pictures/ Mongrel Media
    Project details: Wr. Eileen Atkins and Chanya Button

    Prods. Katie Holly and Evangelo Kioussis
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): JUMP (Co-Writer / Director)
    Company: Hotshot Films / Blinder Films
    Project details: Wrs. Kieron J. Walsh and Steve Brookes

    Adapted from Lisa McGee’s stage play

    Toronto International Film Festival 2012

    Galway International Film Fleadh 2012

    Belfast International Film Festival 2012

    New York Irish Film Festival 2012
    Foyle Film Festival 2102

    Palm Springs International Film Festival 2013

    Dublin International Film Festival 2013

    Winner of ‘Best Feature Film’ Award- New York Irish Film Festival

    Winner of Bridging the Borders Award - Palm Springs International Film Fest.

    IFTA nominations:
    Best Screenplay – Kieron J. Walsh & Steve Brookes
    Best Actor – Martin McCann
    Best Supporting Actress – Charlene McKenna
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): SENSATION (Co-Producer)
    Company: Blinder Films
    Project details: Wr. / Dir. Tom Hall

    Prods. Katie Holly and Kieron J. Walsh

    IFTA nominations:
    Best Film
    Best Director
  • Date: 1999-00
    Production (role): WHEN BRENDAN MET TRUDY
    Company: BBC Films
    Project details: Wr. Roddy Doyle

    Prod. Linda Myles

    Premiered at Toronto International Film Festival

    Subsequently played London Film Festival, Sydney international Film Festival and others

    Released in US, UK, Ireland, Australia, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and other territories

    IFTA nominations:
    Best Director of a Feature Film
    Best Feature Film
    Best Actress – Flora Montgomery

    Runner-up Audience UIP Audience Award Sydney Film Festival

    Winner Best Actress Award for Flora Montgomery, Las Palmas Film Festival

    Winner Audience Award, Rennes Film Festival
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 1999 - 2000
    Production (role): ROUGH FOR THEATRE 1
    Company: Channel 4 / RTE
    Project details: BECKETT ON FILM anthology: 19 Films x 19 Directors including Anthony Mingella, David Mamet, Richard Eyre, Karel Reize, Neil Jordan, Damien O’Donnell, etc.

    Wr. Samuel Beckett

    Prods. Alan Moloney and Michael Colgan

    Premiered at Toronto International Film Festival
  • Date: 1992
    Production (role): SHOOTING TO STARDOM
    Company: Working Title TV / Channel 4
    Project details: Prod. Simon Wright

    Winner of the Best Short Film at the Cork Film Festival

    Winner Gold Plaque, Chicago international Film Festival
  • Date: 1991
    Production (role): BOSSANOVA BLUES (Writer / Director)
    Company: RCA
    Project details: Graduation Film

    Winner of the Golden Square Award for Best Graduation Film

    Gold Plaque at the Chicago Film Festival

    Premier Prix de la Mis-En-Scene at the Henris Langois Film Festival, Poitier

    BBC Drama Award at B.P Expo

    Best Youth Film, Oberhausen Film Festival.

    Bossanova Blues transmitted on BBC2 as part of the "Screenplay Firsts" series
  • Date: 1988
    Production (role): GOODBYE PICCADILLY (Writer / Director)
    Company: Dun Laoghaire School of Art
    Project details: Graduation Film

    Winner of three Fuji Film Scholarship Awards, presented by Sir David Lean

    Film subsequently screened at Festivals in Cork, Dublin, London, France, Poland and others

    Film transmitted on RTE, Channel Four, FR3, Scansat, Bravo, NYC and others
  • British Council Scholarship to attend Royal College of Art, London to study film direction 1989
  • Keiron also has a successful career directing commercials

    Products include: Guiness, Bass, Lotto, Kellogs, Nissan
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