Kev Cahill

 

E-mail: kev@kevcahill.com

Film Type: Live Action

 

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Bio

 

After graduating from Trinity College with a degree in maths and computers Kev worked as  Red Bull's DJ for Ireland, sold smoothies at festivals and had a wholesale fruit company. Then he crashed THE van and broke the businesses. This forced him to start working in films, specifically in Visual Effects. He has worked on large budget productions like Star Wars VIII, Game of Thrones and Alice in Wonderland. Whilst on these jobs he has learned a huge amount about film making, the production process – and a few things about visual effects! Through the years he has been experimenting with his own film making. He made music videos for Lisa Hannigan and shot short documentaries in New Zealand and Cuba. In July 2015 he directed his first dramatic short film – More Than God.

 

More Than God qualified for an Oscar, screened at over 40 festivals worldwide and won a bunch of awards.

 

The success of More Than God led Kev to be shortlisted for Lexus Short film competition run by The Weinstein Company. Out of 5,000 international entries he was chosen as one of the 4 directors to produce a short film that was funded by Lexus and produced by The Weinstein Company. The short is called The Nation Holds Its Breath. It has been greatly received at festivals worldwide receiving a number awards.

 

Kev has recently started working on commercials with Red Rage productions and is working on the script of his first feature film – SALAMANDER.

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Filmography

 

The Nation Holds Its Breath

2016 – Short (20 mins)

 

Lisa Hannigan – At Swim

2016 – Promo

 

More Than God

2015 – Short (9 mins)

 

Swamp Love with Aisling O'Neill

2015 – Live Music Video

 

Jade – Reinicia

2014 – Live Music Video

 

Jade – Son A Felina

2014 – Live Music Video

 

Carleigh Care with Carleigh Aikins

2011 – Live Music Video

 

Kev Sheridan @ Body & Soul

2010 – Live Music Video

 

Lisa Hannigan – Skinny Love

2010 – Live Music Video

 

350 Reverse Gaffiti

2010 – Short Documentary

 

Adam Page – Bottle Loop

2010 – Live Music Performance

 

Andy Hummel – The Best That I Can

2009 – Live Music Video

 

Faye Blais – Canvas

2009 – Live Music Video

 

April Maze – Wisdom Teeth

2009 – Live Music Video

 

April Maze – I Love This Life

2009 – Live Music Video

 

Faye Blais – Shouldn't Have

2009 – Live Music Video

 

Faye Blais – Pieces

2009 – Live Music Video

 

Electric Bingo

2008 – Amnesty International Promo

 

You're all I need

2008 – Music Video

Awards 

Emmy Honors for VFX 2013 – Game of Thrones
 
 
Best Director – Rhode Island International Film Festival
 
2015 – More Than God
 
Best Short Film – Bahama International Film Festival
 
2015 – More Than God
 
Best Short Film – Boston Irish Film Festival 2016 – More Than God
 
 
Best Short Film – Gaze Film Festival 2016 – More Than God
 
Best Short Film – Queer Hippo Film Festival 2015 – More Than God
 
 
Audience Award Best Short – Cine Gael Montreal Film Festiva 2016l – More Than God
 
 
Best Short Film – Image Nation Festival Montreal 2016 – More Than God
 
 
Best Short Film Audience Award – Les Gai Cine Madrid 2016 – More Than God
 
 
Best Short Film – MIFO LGBT Film Festival 2016 – More Than God
 
 
Lexus Short Film 2016 – Selected Director
 
Audience Award Best Short – Dublin International Film Festival 2017 – The Nation Holds Its Breath
 
 
Audience Award Best Short – Chicago Irish Film Festival 2017 – The Nation Holds Its Breath
 
 
Audience Award Best Short – Cine Gael Montreal Film Festiva 2017l – The Nation Holds Its Breath
 
 
Best Director – Hollywood Indie Shorts 2017 – The Nation Holds Its Breath
 
 
Best Rom Com – Hollywood Comedy Festival 2017 – The Nation Holds Its Breath