Dathaí Keane

 

Phone:  +353 (0) 87 9274247
Email: dathaikeane@gmail.com
Website: dathaikeane.com

 

Bio

 

Dathaí Keane is a TV and film writer/director. He began his career as an editor before moving into directing and he has written and directed a number of award-winning documentaries. He recently completed work on An Klondike, a bilingual Western series that he created and directed. An Klondike ran for two seasons on TG4 and has been distributed internationally under the title Dominion Creek. It has been acquired by various international broadcasters including Netflix and AcornTV. An Klondike was also released in a theatrical version and was selected as the Closing Film of the Galway Film Fleadh in 2015. Dathaí was awarded the IFTA for Best Director Drama at the 2017 Irish and Film Television Awards for his work on the second season of An Klondike. He was also awarded the SDGI ‘Foras na Gaeilge’ Award in 2017 for Outstanding Contribution in Irish language to Film and TV.

 

 

 

 

Filmography
 

AN KLONDIKE SEASON 2 (2017)

4 x 1hr Drama Series, TG4
Distributed internationally as DOMINION CREEK on Netflix/AcornTV

 

AN KLONDIKE SEASON 1 (2015)

4 x 1hr Drama Series, TG4
Distributed internationally as DOMINION CREEK on Netflix/AcornTV

 

GUTH (2013)

6 x 40min Documentary Series, TG4

 

1916: SEACHTAR DEARMADTA (2013)

7 x 1hr Drama-Documentary Series, TG4

 

1916: SEACHTAR NA CÁSCA (2010)

7 x 1hr Drama-Documentary Series, TG4

 

BÓTHAR GO DTÍ AN WHITEHOUSE (2009)

6 x 25min Drama-Documentary Series, TG4

 

MOBS CHEANADA (2011)

6 x 25min Drama-Documentary Series, TG4

 

MOBS MHEIRICEÁ SERIES 1 & 2 (2007/2008)

12x 25min Drama-Documentary Series, TG4
Distributed internationally as THE IRISH MOB (2017) on Netflix

 

 

Awards

SDGI Foras Na Gaeilge Award for Outstanding Contribution in the Irish Language (2017)

 

AN KLONDIKE SEASON 2

IFTA Winner: Director Drama (2017)
Nominated in 10 categories for 2017 IFTA Awards including Best Drama

 

AN KLONDIKE SEASON 1

IFTA Winner: Best Drama & Irish Language Award (2016) IFTA Nominee: Director Drama (2016)
Nominated in 10 categories for 2016 IFTA Awards

 

1916: SEACHTAR DEARMADTA

IFTA Winner: Irish Language Award (2014)

 

MOBS CHEANADA

IFTA Nominee: Best Documentary Series & Irish Language Award (2012)

 

1916: SEACHTAR NA CÁSCA

IFTA Winner: Irish Language Award (2011)
IFTA Nominee: Best Documentary Series (2011)
Celtic Media Festival Awards Winner: Best Factual Series (2011)

 

BÓTHAR GO DTÍ AN WHITE HOUSE

IFTA Nominee: Best Documentary Series (2010)

 

MOBS MHEIRICEÁ 2

IFTA Nominee: Best Documentary Series (2009)
Celtic Media Festival Awards Winner: Best Factual Series (2010)

 

MOBS MHEIRICEÁ 1

IFTA Nominee: Best Documentary Series (2008)