Michael Lennox

Director

Add to shortlist

Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant: Nick Hitchcock

Film, TV & Theatre

Michael grew up in Northern Ireland. An NFTS graduate in MA Fiction Directing Michael has directed numerous shorts that have screened all over the globe and won numerous awards. “The Back of Beyond” which won the Royal Television Society Student Television Award, Premio Pianific prize at Locarno Film Festival 2012 and was nominated for a European Film Award.

His most recent short BOOGALOO & GRAHAM won the BAFTA and secured an Oscar nomination for Best Live Action Short.

Michael's feature debut as director, PATCH OF FOG which starred Stephen Graham and Conlith Hill received its world premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. 

In 2017 Michael directed an episode of ENDEAVOUR for ITV and the hit Northern Irish comedy series DERRY GIRLS for Channel 4. 

He is currently working on season two of Derry Girls and developing an original series with Mammoth Screen. He is developing his second feature with Studio Hamburg/BFI. 

In Development

ProductionCompanyNotes

DERRY GIRLS (Season Two)

2018

Hat Trick / C4

Written by Lisa McGee

UNTITLED 1970s BELFAST SERIES

2018

Mammoth

THE NIGHT I GOT SHOT BY SANTA

2018

Studio Hamburg UK/Calico Pictures/BFI

Film

ProductionCompanyNotes

PATCH OF FOG

2015

The Fyzz Facility

Written by John Cairns and Michael McCartney, PATCH OF FOG premiered at Toronto International Film Festival in 2015

HIVES

2012

Omnibus

HIVES was selected for San Sebastian Film Festival

Television

ProductionCompanyNotes

DERRY GIRLS

2018

Hat Trick/C4

Written by Lisa McGee

ENDEAVOUR (Series 4)

2017

Mammoth/ITV

Directed the second film of the series, CANTICLE

ECLIPSE

2010

Touchpaper / Channel 4

Written by Richard T Kelly, ECLIPSE featured as part of the Channel 4 'Coming Up' season

Short Films

ProductionCompanyNotes

AWAYDAYS

2015

The Fyzz Facility

Written by Stephen Fingleton and produced by Brian J. Falconer AWAYDAYS screened at the Galway Film Fleadh in 2015

BOOGALOO & GRAHAM

2014

Out of Orbit

Written by Ronan Blaney and starring Charlene McKenna and Martin McCann, BOOGALOO & GRAHAM won Best British Short at the 2015 Bafta Awards and was nominated for Best Live Action Short at the 2015 Oscars

9 LIVES

2012

NFTS

Graduation film. Written by Ronan Blaney and starring Tom Jordan, Madison Lygo and Jonathan Harden

THE BACK OF BEYOND

2011

Northern Ireland Screen

Written by Ronan Blaney, starring Iwan Rheon and Martin McCann. Locarno short film nominee for the European Film Awards - Premio Pianific

ABSENCE

2010

NFTS

ABSENCE screened at the 2011 25th BFI London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

EDWARD

2010

NFTS

Written by Regina Moriarty and starring Richard Durden

THE DINNER PARTY

2009

UK Film Council

RIP AND THE PREACHER

2008

UK Film Council

Starring Gerard McSorley. In competition at Aspen Shortsfest, LA Shorts Fest, Cinequest Film Festival and Nashville Film Festival

Commercials

ProductionCompanyNotes

Saga Holidays

2012

Winner Best Commercial: Kodak Commercial Awards 2012. Nominated for the Porsche International Student Commercial Competition