After graduating from the DIT film programme, Kevin won script awards for his short script Horse which he went on to direct. The award-winning Horse got a rare theatrical release, as well as winning Best Short at the Galway Film Fleadh and Best European Short at the Premiers Plan Festival at Angers, France.
Kevin won the Irish Film Board/RT script award for his second short A Soldier’s Song. The Film won Best Irish Short in Cork and Best Short at the Los Angeles film festival as well as other awards. Kevin wrote and directed Country which went on to win the Galway Film Festival that year, was nominated in the Best Director category in San Sebastian and won Best European film in Verona, Italy.
Kevin was lead director on the On Home Ground series, a prime time drama series produced by Little Bird for RTÉ. He directed the first two TV hours.
Kevin is currently working with Jackie Larkin of Newgrange pictures on his original script entitled A Time for Everything. ATFE has received support from Moonstone, the IFB and Media New Talent.
ON HOME GROUND
2002 – TV Series – 2 x 60min
2000 – Feature – 93min
A SOLDIERS SONG
1997 – Short – 30min
1993 – Short – 30min
1993 – Best Short, Galway Film Fleadh
1994 – Best European Short, Premiers Plan Festival, Angers, France
A Soldier’s Song
Winner Irish Film Board/RTÉ script award
1997 Best Irish Short, Cork
1997 Best Short, Los Angeles Film Festival
2000 Best Film, Galway Film Festival
2001 Nomination Best Director, San Sebastian
2001 Best European film, Verona, Italy