Lisa Mulcahy

 

Email: mulclisa@gmail.com

For enquiries please contact Yasmin McDonald of United Agents at ymcdonald@unitedagents.co.uk or 00 44 (0) 2032140800

 

Address: Tigroney East, Avoca, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

Film Type: Film and Television Live Action

 

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Bio

 

Lisa has just directed 'The Moonstone" a new 5-part period drama for BBC 1; an  adaptation of  novel  by Wilkie Collins written in 1868. She won the IFTA award in 2015 for Best Director – Soap/Comedy for her work on “Red Rock” the critically acclaimed soap for TV3.

She was nominated for the award again in 2016. She directed 24 episodes of the series, including the season 1 finale.

 

Her award winning feature film “The Legend of Longwood” which she directed and co-wrote was released in Ireland and many other countries in 2015. Its most recent award was for Best Children’s Program at the Celtic Media Awards in Dungarvan in May 2016. Her first feature film “Situations Vacant”, a comedy shot in Dublin, was released in Ireland in December 2009. Her Hallmark Movie “Gift of the Magi” was broadcast over the 2010/2011 Christmas season in the US. Her short movie “Coming Home” has received thousands of hits on the internet. She was the lead director on the award winning RTÉ drama series “The Clinic” and directed twelve episodes in total. She also directed episodes of “On Home Ground,” another RTÉ drama. 

 

She has directed documentaries and short films as well as numerous commercials for Television and cinema. In a previous existence she was a first Assistant Director on many films and television dramas in Ireland and abroad and began her career in the industry as an assistant film editor in Dublin and then London. 

 

For work enquiries please contact Yasmin McDonald of United Agents at

ymcdonald@unitedagents.co.uk or 00 44 (0) 2032140800

Filmography

 

THE MOONSTONE

2016 – 5 x 45-minute BBC drama mini series

 
RED ROCK

2016 – 5 x 45-minute BBC drama mini series

 
THE LEGEND OF LONGWOOD

2015/2016 - TV Series - Season 1 and 2. 24 x 23-minute episodes

 
COMING HOME

2012 – Short

 

GIFT OF THE MAGI

2010 – Television Film

 

SITUATIONS VACANT

2009

 

RIVERDANCE – TODAY’S STARS

2007 – Documentary

 

FRAN ROONEY – RAGING BULL

2006 – Documentary – 52min

 

THE CLINIC

2003 – TV Series – 12 x 60min

 

A PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS

2002 – Documentary – 40min

 

ON HOME GROUND

2002 – TV Series – 2 x 60min

 

DAY ONE

2002 – Short – 17min

 

DAN DAN, DAD AND ME

2000 – Documentary – 52min

 

HALF FULL, HALF EMPTY

1999 – Short – 3min

 

THE VERY STUFF

1996 – Short – 26min

Awards

 

The Legend of Longwood

 

Winner - Best Children’s Programme - Celtic Media Awards, April 2016. Runner-up – Giffoni International Film Festival - Elements+ 10 Category – July 2014.

 
Red Rock

 

Nominated for Best Director - Soap/Comedy IFTA (Irish, Film and Television Academy) November 2016. Winner of Best Director - Soap/Comedy IFTA (Irish, Film and Television Academy) November 2015.

 
Situations Vacant

 

2009 - Best Film and Best Actor (Diarmuid Noyes) at The Yellow Fever Film Festival in Belfast, Northern Ireland

 

Half Full, Half Empty

 

2000, Special Commendation, Cork Film Festival