BIO

 

Elaine Gallagher is an Irish writer, director, producer and stand up comedian from Kells, Co. Meath. In 2018, Elaine co-directed the Filmbase masters comedy-drama-musical feature-film, “The Comeback”, starring Rob Arkins and Tara Flynn, which premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh. Elaine's previous work includes the Screen Ireland-funded dance short, “An Rinceoir” (2011), which screened at a great number of film festivals around the world and is currently on the Irish language syllabus for the Junior Certificate First Year programme. Elaine's other short films include, “Reel: Irish Women” (2016), which explores the untold story of the women who took part in the 1916 Rising, and the comedy shorts, “Follow Me” (2017), “The Don'ts Of Cycling” (2018) and “A Fistful of Coupons” (2019). Elaine has also written for television, for the RTÉ sketch comedy series, “The Mario Rosenstock Show” and in 2011 was a participant in the Torino Film Lab Script & Pitch programme. As well as writing and directing, Elaine has worked in television and film production for over a decade. 

 

Filmography
 
 
A Fistful of Coupons (Comedy short) 

2019 – Writer/Director/Producer/Editor

 

The Comeback (Feature film)

2018 - Co-Director

 

The Don'ts of Cycling (Comedy short) 

2018 - Writer/Director/Producer/Editor

 

Follow Me (Comedy short)

2017 - Director/Co-Producer

 

Arc: March For Choice (Promo video)

2016 - Director

 

Reel: Irish Women (Historical drama short)     

2016 - Writer/Director/Producer

 

 
An Rinceoir (Dance short, funded by Screen Ireland, part of the current Junior Cert Irish Syllabus)

2011 – Writer/Director 

 

Elaine Gallagher

 

Email: egallag2@gmail.com

Director Showreel: https://vimeo.com/291801624