Screen Director, Writer

Katie McNeice

Selected credits

  • Focail Baile Croí/ Words Home Heart (Upcoming)Hardback Films/ Escape Pod Media
  • LambingHardback Films/ Galway Film Fleadh
  • In OrbitHardback Films/ Galway Film Fleadh
  • Whale FallHardback Films
  • Who We LoveCo-written: Katie McNeice & Graham Cantwell/ Treehouse Media


Katie McNeice is a multi-award winning Writer, Director and Editor. Her debut short film In Orbit has received 57 awards including a Special Jury Mention at the Galway Film Fleadh and a ZeBBie nomination for Best Short Script from the Writers Guild of Ireland.

She won the Inaugural Rising Talent Award 2022 at the Kerry International Film Festival for her debut feature Who We Love, co-written with Graham Cantwell. It was nominated for six IFTAs at the 2022 Irish Film & Drama Awards including Best Script and Best Film.

Her Irish language short film ‘FOCAIL BAILE CROÍ (Words Home Heart), funded by Comórtas Fisín Pitching Competition and the 2022 Screen Kerry Short Film Bursary will shoot in 2022.

Featured work


Written/ Directed by Katie McNeice
Produced by Mo O’Connell
Cinematography by Richard Kendrick

IMDb Script to Screen Award 2020
Best Short Script 2020, Kerry International Film Festival
Best Short Screenplay, London Indie Story Prize
Rural drama Lambing is Ireland’s first film on the  experience of intersex babies and their parents, and recently made its World Premiere at the 2022 Galway Film Fleadh.

In Orbit

Written/ Directed/ Produced by Katie McNeice
Cinematography by Jaro Waldeck

Special Jury Mention, Galway Film Fleadh Writers Guild of Ireland, ZeBBie Nomination for the Best Short Script

There was once an invisible optician, living in a strange and lonely world. Her story starts with a broken lens and the woman who taught her to see things differently.

Maura recounts her life story in an interview with the Head Archivist of the Human Experience Records. Hers is the greatest mission of all time, you see, because what bigger challenge can there be, than learning to love?

Whale Fall

Written/ Directed/ Produced by Katie McNeice
Cinematography by Richard Hogan

Winner of Best Short Film &
Best Editing, 48 hour Challenge Awards

A glimpse beneath the surface of a relationship bonded by books, whales and love.

Who We Love

Written by Graham Cantwell & Katie McNeice
Produced by Graham Cantwell
Cinematography by Austin Ray & Westin Ray
Premiered at the 2021 Galway Film Fleadh

Winner of the Rising Talent Award, Kerry International Film Festival
Nominated for six awards at the 2022 Irish Film & Drama Awards including Best Script and Best Film

A film about coming of age and coming out. The story of Lily and Simon, best friends who navigate the troubled waters of school life and explore Dublin’s vibrant and sometimes dark LGBTQ+ scene under the sharp eye of reluctant mentor Oonagh.

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