Colm Bairead

 

 

Bio

 

Colm Bairéad is a TV and film director, whose body of work displays a strong commitment to the Irish language. He has directed a number of multiple award-winning short films includingMac an Athar (His Father’s Son), Finscéal Pháidí (Páidí’s Tale) and An tÁdh (Luck) and directed many hours of documentary television for TG4, including a feature-length documentary film on Mise Éire and the four-part observational documentary series, An Ceoldráma.

Filmography

 

AN CEOLDRAMA

2014 – Documentary Series – 4x52mins

 
DALLAMULLOG

2013 – Documentary Series – 6x25mins

 
PARTNER

2013 – Short TV Drama

 
LORG NA GCOS – SUIL SIAR AR MISE EIRE

2012 – Feature Documentary

 
CEART AGUS COIR

2010/2011 – Docudrama series – 12 x 25min

 
AN TADH

2010 – Short TV Drama

 
MI NA MEALA

2007 – 2009 – Documentary/Travel Series

 
MAC AN ATHAR

2005 – Short film

 

 

Awards
 
Lorg na gCos

 

FOCAL International Award 2013 – Best Use of Archive in an Arts production

 

Nominated for ‘Programme of the Year’ at the Oireachtas Media Awards 2013

 

An tAdh

 

Winner of the Gold Plaque (Short Drama) at the Hugo Television

 

Awards 2011, Chicago

 

Nominated for Best Short Film at the Celtic Media Festival 2012

 

'Mac an Athar'

 

Winner of the Best Director Award at the Savannah International Film Festival 2006

 

The Jesse Epstein Humanitarian Award, Cleveland International Film Festival 2006

 

Audience Award, Filmstock UK, 2006