Screen Director

Tiarnan O’Sullivan

Selected credits

  • Laid To RestAward winning Short
  • Playing DeadFirst Feature
  • The Amazing World of CharlieFeaturing Omid Djalili and Paul Reiser


Tiarnan O’Sullivan is a Writer/Director with bases in London and Ireland. His  wide and varied experience includes credits on features, shorts, music videos, promos and online content.

His short film Laid To Rest, featuring Pat Laffan, received nominations and awards on the festival circuit.  His debut feature film Playing Dead starred Olivia Chenery (Bulletproof, Queens) and Andrée Bernard (Hollyoaks). He was selected for the prestigious Director’s UK “Inspire” scheme in 2019 and worked with Jim O’Hanlon on the set of comedy series Trying, for Apple/BBC.

Featured work


Laid To Rest (Short)

The Amazing World of Charlie (TV)

Sleeper Cell (Short)

Playing Dead (Feature)

TRYING: Director's UK 'Inspire' Scheme

Director: Jim O'Hanlon
Producers: Emma Lawson, Chris Sussman
Featuring: Esther Smith, Rafe Spall

Selected for the Director’s UK “Inspire” scheme in 2019, Tiarnan worked with Director Jim O’Hanlon (Catastrophe, The Punisher) shadowing on the set of new Apple TV/BBC comedy “Trying” during which he directed some 2nd Unit for the series.

Laid To Rest (clip)

Written & Directed by Tiarnan O'Sullivan
Producers: Dave Davin, Mick O'Connell
Cinematographer: Andrew Cummins
Production Designer: David Jones
Costume Designer: Joyce Kelly
Featuring: Pat Laffan, Ciaran Bermingham


The Amazing World of Charlie (clip)

Directed & Edited by Tiarnan O'Sullivan

Created, Written and Produced by
Omid Djalili & Luca Zesi

Omid Djalili, Paul Reiser

Sam Parsons

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