Adrian McCarthy

 

Company: Curious Dog Films

Address: 16 Iveagh Gardens, Crumlin Dublin D12X254, Ireland.

Email: adrian@curiousdogfilms.com

Film Type: Documentary

 

Also check out Adrian's website:

 

www.adrianmcdocs.weebly.com

 

 

Bio

 

Adrian has been making documentary films for over twenty years, as a director and producer.  Over that time he has made arts, human-interest, political, social and sports documentaries for Irish and International audiences. Some have won awards and screened around the globe. Up until recently, he was co-owner of Wildfire Films but has now stepped into the freelance world and set up his own company, Curious Dog Films. His documentaries have been commissioned or broadcast by the likes of RTE, TG4, BBC Four, Channel 4, Virgin Media, ARTE Germany, YLE Finland, SBS Australia. 

 

As well as directing, he has produced numerous documentaries like ‘Anthony Foley – Munsterman’, ‘A Different Class’,‘Somebody To Love’, and ‘Red Mist’. Prior to making doc's Adrian spent seven years working as a location manager and assistant director on Feature Films and TV drama.

Filmography

 

WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT ROSS

2019 - 50min 

 

LEAVING AGAIN

2018 - 52min

 

MY BROKEN BRAIN

2018 - 52min Co-director

 

PORTRAIT OF A GALLERY

2017 – 78min

 

PULL LIKE A DOG

2016 – 54min

 

HIDDEN IMPACT – RUGBY and CONCUSSION

2015 – 54min

 

OCD and ME

2015 – 52min

 

ROUGH RIDER

2014 – 90min

 

INSIDE THE DEPARTMENT

2012 – 60min

 

SMALL FAR AWAY – THE WORLD OF FATHER TED

2011 – 48min Channel Four

 

WHOSE ART IS IT ANYWAY?

2011 – 52min

 

LIFE AFTER DELL

2010 – 52min

 

GILBERT O’SULLIVAN – OUT ON HIS OWN

2010 – 52min

 

CROKE PARK LIVES

2009 – 52min

 

GRAHAM LINEHAN – FUNNY BUSINESS

2007 – 52min

 

A MISSING GENERATION – AIDS IN AFRICA

2006 – 52min

 

PIGEON HEADS

2006 – 26min

 

FAIRY WIFE – THE BURNING OF BRIDGET CLEARY

2005 – 52min

 

BEATEN

2005 – 52min

 

A GOOD INNINGS

2005 – 23min

 

SCHOOL NO.1 – A MISSION TO BESLAN

2004 – 40min

 

AN TOBAR (THE WELL)

2004 – 52min

 

COMMUNION KIDS

2004 – 30min

 

WALKING THE DOG

2003 – 25min

 

CRASH

2003 – 52min

 

LIVING THE REVOLUTION

2002 – 50min

 

DEAD SILENCE

2001 – 52min

 

BLOWING THE WHISTLE

2000 – 52min

Awards

 

IFTA Winner Best Sport – HIDDEN IMPACT (2016)

 

IFTA Nominations; OCD and Me, Small Far Away – The World of Father Ted, Red Mist, Living The Revolution, Crash, Portrait of a Gallery, Pull Like a Dog, Anthony Foley - Munsterman

 

Overall Radharc Award; A Missing Generation-AIDS In Africa (2009)

 

Grand Prix Circom, Best European Documentary; Dead Silence (2002)

 

National Media Awards: Best Feature; Dead Silence (2002)

 

National Media Awards: Best Sports; Blowing The Whistle (2001)

 

Prix Europa Nomination Best Documentary; Life After Dell (2011)

 

Audience Award New York Film Fleadh; Living The Revolution