Alan Brennan

Director / Writer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant: Amy Sparks

Film, TV & Theatre

Alan Brennan graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2000 with a BSc in Media Arts. His graduation film, THE UNCORRUPTIBLES, screened at several festivals. His independent short film BALL received a special commendation at the Kerry Film Festival 2001. In 2004 he graduated from DLIADT with a Masters in Scriptwriting.  In 2008, he wrote and directed the short film SHAPES, which has played at film festivals around the globe and was acquired for broadcast by HBO and Channel 4. His debut feature EARTHBOUND, starring Rafe Spall, premiered at the 2012 Seattle International Film Festival and won Best First Irish Feature at the 2012 Galway Film Festival.

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EARTHBOUND

2012

Ripple World Pictures / Paper Dreams Ltd. / ContentFilm

Director / Writer. Sci-Fi / Comedy / Romance. Starring Rafe Spall, Jenn Murray, David Morrissey. World premiere at the Seattle International Film Festival. Shortlisted in "Best of SIFF". Winner, "Best First Irish Feature" - Galway Film Festival. Official Selection: Jameson International Dublin Film Festival / Boston Sci Fi Film Festival / Chicago Irish Film Festival / Moscow Irish Film Festival / Brussels International Festival of Fantastic Film.

Short Films

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HOTEL DARKLIGHT

2009

DARKLIGHT FILM FESTIVAL

6 minute Segment Director/Editor of feature-length horror anthology. Each segment was filmed in one night.

SHAPES

2008

PAPER DREAMS / IRISH FILM BOARD

Writer / Director / Editor / Sound Designer. Short horror film funded by the Irish Film Board. Screened at Galway Film Festival (2008), Fantastic Fest (2008). Acquired for broadcast by HBO and Channel 4 (UK).

IT'S SOME KIND OF VOODOO

2005

Once Off Films

Director of Photography / Editor. Screened before "Scary Movie 4" in Irish cinemas, 2006.

BALL

2001

Polar Films

Writer / Director / Editor. Experimental Comedy Short. Screened at Galway Film Festival, 2001. Special Commendation at Kerry Film Festival 2001.

Documentaries

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EATING OUT: THE MAKING OF BOY EATS GIRL

2004

Element Films

Director / Cameraman / Sound Recordist