IRISH NATIONAL FILM SCHOOL (WRITING DIRECTING)
ROYAL ACADEMY OF ART (Master's)
NEVADA UNIVERSITY (Graduate Coursework)
I got bitten by the film bug at age 12 when my father bought me my first Super 8 camera. I began making short animated films and slowly moved on to live action shorts. Interest led to fascination and I realized I must learn in a professional environment. I applied to the National film school of Ireland in Dublin. I moved up to better quality, larger format film-making. I made several short films there and graduated with distinction. I was the only student to graduate with distinction.
I am addicted to education. I am always learning new things. French, Cantonese and Gaelic studies are some of the extra circular courses I have taken. After completing my BA, I wanted to continue my education in film. I applied to the prestigious Royal Academy of Arts in London. I won the Basil H. Alkazzi award for outstanding undergrad work and settled into a two year Masters course. I wrote and directed three short films at the Royal Academy, two of which won awards in several film festivals in Europe. I speak French and moved to Paris to direct TV commercials. I have directed over 200 in total, winning many awards from Cannes to the London DN&D awards. I moved to Los Angeles to follow my dream of directing movies. I directed a film for MGM studios and have several writing commissions currently optioned. I am about to have my first novel published and recently attended the University of Nevada to brush up on my screen-writing skills with the renowned tutor, Robert McKee. I got bitten by the film bug at age 12 when my father bought me my first Super 8 camera. I began making short animated films and slowly moved on to live action shorts. Interest led to fascination and I realized I must learn in a professional environment. I applied to the National film school of
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