Colm Quinn

 

Email: colm.quinn1@gmail.com

 

Film Type: Live Action

 

Bio
 

Colm Quinn is a writer and director working in both documentary and drama. His debut feature Mattress Men (2016) was released in Irish & UK cinemas by Element Pictures Distribution and received the Best Feature Documentary award from both the Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) and the Dublin Film Critics Circle. This was following a festival run that included Hot Docs, Sheffield DocFest & DOK Leipzig. His previous work has screened at over 100 international festivals including the Berlinale, SXSW and Edinburgh. 

Filmography

 

Mattress Men

2016

 
Baring Arms

2016

 
Joy

2011 – Short Drama

 

Needle Exchange

2011

 

The Knife

2009

 

No Regrets in the West

2007

 

The Discreet Charms of the Refugee

2007 - Short Drama

 

Jinn

2006

 

Break Away

2005

Awards

 

Winner - George Morrison Award for Best Feature Documentary, Irish Film & Television Awards 2017

 

Winner - Best Feature Documentary, Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards 2016

 

Nominated - Best Short Film, Irish Film & Television Awards 2008 & 2017


Winner - Best Short Documentary, Galway Film Fleadh 2011

 

Honourable Mention - Galway Film Fleadh 2005, 2009, & 2012

 

Nominated - SXSW Grand Jury Award 2012

 

Winner - Stranger than Fiction Documentary Awards 2006

 

Winner - Best Factual, Royal Television Society 2005