Joe Ahearne

Writer-Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Natasha Galloway
Assistant: Talia Tobias

Joe created the series ULTRAVIOLET for World Productions, which aired on Channel 4 in the UK and the Sci-Fi Network in the US. Joe has also written and directed episodes of THIS LIFE and STRANGE , as well as the two-part drama-documentary Space Odyssey: Voyage To The Planets for the BBC and the Discovery Channel which Fox TV Studios adapted into the scripted series DEFYING GRAVITY. Joe was the director of five episodes of the 2005 incarnation of the BBC's DOCTOR WHO, for which he was nominated for his first BAFTA.   Joe has written several comic books for Marvel, most recently the Fantastic Four series.

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THE REPLACEMENT

2016

Left Bank / BBC

As Writer & Director

ASH

2015

BBC

As Writer
Adaptation of The Ghosts of Sleath by James Herbert

SEIZURE

2014

FOX / 20th Century Fox TV

As Writer
Pilot

CHARIOTS OF THE GODS

2014

Sonar Entertainment

As Writer
Pilot

FRENCH WINDOW

2013

Panorama Media

As Writer
Prods: Sean Furst, Bryan Furst, Nicole Cauverin, Chris Miller
Attached: Rosamund Pike

THE LAST DAY OF CREATION

2013

X Filme

As Writer

LONELY WEREWOLF GIRL

2013

Warp / Film4

As Writer
Feature adaptation of the book by Martin Millar

Film

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B & B

2016

Hummingbird Films / Creative England

Writer & Director
Prod: Jayne Chard
Cast: Paul McGann, Tom Bateman

TRANCE

2013

Cloud Eight Films

Co-Writer with John Hodge
Dir: Danny Boyle
Prod:Christian Colson
Cast: James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson and Vincent Cassel

Television

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DA VINCI'S DEMONS

2013

Starz/BBC Worldwide

As Writer
Dir: Paul Wilmhurst

THE SECRET OF CRICKLEY HALL

2012

BBC

As Writer/Director: 3 x 1 hr
Adaptation of the book by James Herbert

APPARITIONS

2008

Lime Pictures/BBC

As Writer x 6 eps
As Director x 4 eps

THIS LIFE + 10

2007

World/ BBC

As Director

PERFECT PARENTS

2006

Granada/ITV

TV Movie
As Writer/Director.

Winner: Maximo Diamond Award, Rome Fiction Festival 2007
Winner: Best TV Movie, Rome Fiction Festival 2007
Winner: Best TV Movie Script, Rome Fiction Festival 2007

DOCTOR WHO

2005

BBC Wales for BBC 1

As Director: 5 x 45 min

Winner: Best Drama Series, BAFTA Television Awards, 2006
Nominated: Best Director, BAFTA Craft Awards, 2006
Winner: Best Drama Series, Broadcast Awards, 2006
Nominated: Best Drama Series RTS Awards 2006

SPACE ODYSSEY

2004

BBC/Discovery

As Writer/Director: 2 x 1hr

STRANGE

2003

BBC

As Director
Pilot + 3 eps

DARK REALM

2001

Warner Bros.

As Director
x 1 ep

TRANCE

2001

Icon/Sky

TV Movie
As Writer/Director

PARENTS' NIGHT

2001

Tiger Aspect/Channel 4

As Writer: 1 x 1hr

ULTRAVIOLET

1998

World/Channel 4

As Writer/Director: 6 x 1hr

THIS LIFE

1997

BBC/World

As Director: x 3 eps
As Writer: x2 eps

Winner: Writers’ Guild Award 1997

Short Films

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LATIN FOR A DARK ROOM

1994

BBC/Tartan Shorts

As Director

Best of the Fest Edinburgh Film Festival 1994