Screen Director

Brian Durnin

Selected credits

  • The Liberties (proof of concept) In development with Screen Ireland
  • Of Best Intentions Red Rage Films | Paul Holmes
  • An Teanga RúndaFastnet Films, TG4 | Macdara Kelleher
  • Origin Green Red Rage Films | Gary Moore

About

Brian directed a proof of Concept for THE LIBERTIES TV series, which set the internet alight in early 2020. He is currently developing the series with Screen Ireland.

His short film OF BEST INTENTIONS was nominated for an IFTA and won the Best Short Film Award at Belfast, Kerry, Raindance (London), Underground Cinema (Dublin) and Filmare (Rome). It also screened in competition at the Tribeca Film Festival. It was described as “clever, challenging and visually splendid” by Liam Neeson.

His previous short film “An Teanga Rúnda” won at Cork, Belfast and received a special commendation at Foyle. It also screened at the Tribeca Film Festival.

In addition to The Liberties, Brian has several feature projects in development.

Featured work

The Liberties

Proof of concept
TV series in development

Of Best Intentions

IFTA nomination Best Short Film

Winner Best Short Film Award at Belfast, Kerry, Raindance (London), Underground Cinema (Dublin) and Filmare (Rome)

Screened in competition at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Production Company
Red Rage Films

Producer
Paul Holmes

Cast
Ian McElhinney, Stuart Graham

Origin Green

Production Company
Red Rage Films

Producer
Gary Moore

Cast
Saoirse Ronan

An Teanga Rúnda

Winner Best Short Film at Cork & Belfast film festival.

Received a special commendation at Foyle

Screened at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Production Company
Fastnet Films, TG4

Producer
Macdara Kelleher

Cast
Fiona O’ Shaughnessy, Alan Devine

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