Antony Sellers

 

Email: antony@iol.ie

Tel: +353 (0) 1 2801309 / +353 (0) 87 2570794

Address: 91 Silchester Park, Glenageary, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Film Type: Live Action

 

Bio

 

Educated at Marlborough College in Wiltshire, then a graduate of Trinity College Dublin (founding editor in 1978 of Piranha magazine, published for 36 years since), at Granada Television in Manchester Antony Sellers created the original trailer launch of Brideshead Revisited (1981) and received special presentation of his work by BAFTA and AMPAS in Los Angeles (1984). While Shaw’s Corner (1988) the acclaimed drama he directed for The Arts Channel broadcast in over 20 countries.


A graduate of the 1997 Moonstone International Filmmakers’ and Screenwriters’ Labs in Renvyle Ireland, Antony was nominated for the Sundance/NHK International Filmmakers Award 1999 with the film project Fairytale of New York.  He was Programme Director (1996-97) of Galway Film Fleadh (in what is now designated an UNESCO City of Film), while his film project Flatbread and Water was selected for the 2004 Moonstone International Screenwriters' Lab in Loire Valley France.

 

Antony's current projects (2015) are the feature film Food Chain (developed as Writer/Director with the support of the Irish Film Board), and the book The Gaze of Antonioni, which from original research he is writing on the great Italian filmmaker (recently publishing the paper, ‘The Crew’: Antonioni’s Australian film that was not to be (2015)).

 

Filmography

 

Michael Davitt – The Man

2001 – Informative

 

Breastfeeding

1998 – Informative

 

Fairytale of New York – Workshopped Scenes

1997 – Feature

 

TX

1996 – TV Series

 

Heartlands

1995 – TV Feature

 

Telethon

1995 – Live Television

 

The Works

1995 – TV Feature

 

The Grip

1994 – TV Series

 

James Joyce’s Dublin

1989 – Drama Documentary

 

Shaw’s Corner

1988 – Single TV Drama

 

Fit for a King and Queen

1988 – Informative

 

William and Mary – A Perfect Match

1987 – Documentary Series

 

Ireland – The Celtic Heritage

1986 – Documentary

 

TV Times

1985 – Commercials

 

Granada Television

1984 – Drama and Documentary

 

The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes – Trailers

1984 – TV Film Drama

 

The Jewel in the Crown – Trailers

1984 – TV Film Drama

 

ITV Network Commercial

1983 – TV Drama

 

Brideshead Revisited – Trailers

1981 – TV Film Drama