Kealan O'Rourke

 

Website: www.kealanorourke.com

Address: 360 N Crescent Dr North Bldg Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Tel: +1 310 288 8000 / +1 310 288 8000 (USA)
Fax: +1 310 288 2000

Bio

 

Kealan O’Rourke is an award-winning director working in both Live-Action Film and Animation.  His short films have garnered multiple awards from festivals around the world.  In 2011 Kealan was named no. 2 on the prestigious Hollywood Viewfinder List. The Boy in the Bubble, narrated by Alan Rickman, was the first 3D Stereoscopic film made in Ireland. 

 

The film went on to be awarded the 2012 IFTA for Best Animation and is currently is being developed into a feature length production.  Kealan is currently signed by Warner Bros. to write and direct the feature animated film Bolivar.  The film is being produced by Academy Award winner Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind). Kealan is also currently in development on a number of films Live Action and Animation with Heyday Films and Josephson Entertainment.

 

Filmography

 

BOLIVAR

2015 - In Development - Warner Bros./Weed Road Pictures

 

THE BOY IN THE BUBBLE

2014 – In Development – Igloo Films/IFB

 

BB AGUS BELLA

2012 – Igloo Films/TG4

 

THE BOY IN THE BUBBLE

2011 – Igloo Films/IFB/RTE/Arts Council

 

FAIRYCATCHER

2010 – Igloo Films/IFB

 

INSIDE & OUT

2008- Season 2 – Edge Films/TV3

 

THE FABULOUS FOOD ADVENTURE

2008 – Edge Films/UTV

 

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA DARK BEGINNINGS

2006 – SciFi

 

INSIDE & OUT

2006 – Season 1 Edge Films/TV3

 

FLYBOY

2006 – Edge Films/IFB

 

BEFORE SUNRISE

2005 – Trinity Films/IFB/RTE/Arts Council

 

SILVER LINING

2005 – Trinity Films/IFB

 

ROSEBUD

2004 – Trinity Films/IFB

Awards

 

The Boy in the Bubble

 

Best Animation – Celtic Film Festival 2012

 

Best Animation – IFTA 2012

 

Best Animation – Galway Film Fleadh 2011

 

European Federation of Film Societies Don Quijote Award Best Short Film 2011

 

Fairycatcher

 

Prix des Enfants de la Licorne 2010 – Amiens International Film Festival

 

Bram Stoker Film Academy Award 2010

 

Flyboy

 

2006 – IFB Short Shorts Award

 

Silver Lining

 

2005 – IFB Short Shorts Award

 

Before Sunrise

 

2005 – IFB Frameworks Award, Special Commendation, Kerry Film Festival

 

Rosebud

 

2004 – Oscailt Award

 

The Beauty of Darkness

 

2001 – Fitzpatrick’s Hotel Award

Showreel

 

 

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