Barry Dignam

 

Website: www.barrydignam.com

Address: 14 Limekiln Road, Dublin 12

E-mail: barry@hitandrunfilms.com

Tel: +353 (0) 87 232 8990

Film Type: Live Action

Bio

 

Barry Dignam studied drama at Trinity College Dublin and Film at the National Film School of Ireland (IADT). He has made a number of internationally successful shorts including Chicken, Dream Kitchen and A Ferret Called Mickey. His films have been presented in official selection at over a hundred and fifty international film festivals and have won numerous awards.

 

He has been nominated for a Plame dOr at Cannes and a Berlin Bear. Barrys work has been screened by top broadcasters including Film Four, PBS, Canal+ and have been released on DVD and theatrically in both Europe and the US. Currently Barry is in development on three feature films Playing It Straight (Moonstone) a romantic comedy, MONGED (Irish Film Board) and The Joy both drama. Barry lectures in directing at the National Film School at IADT. 

Filmography

 

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Awards

 

Chicken

 

Palme d’Or nomination for 

 

Film4 / BFI LGBFF runner up

 

Barcelona IGLFF Special Commendation

 

Dublin LGFF Audience Award 

 

Newport Intl Film Festival Special jury Award

 

Dream kitchen

 

Berlin Bear nomination

 

Galway Film Fleadh Best Short

 

New York International Film Fest: Best International Short

 

Rose Film Festival best short

 

A Ferrett Called Mickey

 

Film4 / BFI LGBFF Best short

 

Galway Film Fleadh Best Short runner-up

 

In Loving Memory

 

IFTA nomination (prod)

 

New York International Film Fest – Best Short Film (prod)