Mark Noonan

 

Address: c/0 Independent Talent Group, 40 Whitfield St, London W1T 2RH (agent)

Email: sarahwilliams@independenttalent.com (agent)

Tel: +44 20 7636 6565 (agent)

Agent: Sarah Williams

Film Type: Live Action

Bio

 

Mark Noonan is a writer/director based in Dublin and Paris. His first short film Questions was the winner of Best Debut Short Film at the 2009 Cork International Film Festival and an Honourable Mention at the 2009 Galway Film Fleadh. A graduate of the Berlinale Talent Campus, his feature directorial debut You're Ugly Too featuring Aidan Gillen (Game of Thrones) and Lauren Kinsella (Albert Nobbs) was nominated for Best Debut Feature at the Berlin International Film Festival on its premiere there in February 2015. It played in Competition at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in June 2015 where it was nominated for both the Best International Feature and the Audience Award. In 2015 You're Ugly Too was awarded Best Debut Feature at the Galway Film Fleadh; it also won the 2015 Screen Director’s Guild of Ireland / Director's Guild of America Finders Series; and Best Screenplay Awards at both the Skip City International Festival in Tokyo and the Athens International Film Festival. It most recently won Best Feature Film at the 2016 Boston Irish Film Festival. In the 12 months since it premiered, the film has screened at over 50 film festivals around the world and has secured cinema distribution deals with Germany, South Korea, Israel, Turkey, Denmark, Romania, Ireland and the UK. International sales are being handled by Berlin-based agency Picturetree International. Mark is currently in development on his second feature film, a black comedy entitled Tyger, Tyger that was recently selected for the 2016 Berlinale Co-Production Market and is being supported by the Irish Film Board. He is represented by Independent Talent Group in the UK and the Gersh Agency in the US. 

 

Filmography

 

YOU'RE UGLY TOO

2015 - Feature Film

 

THEY SHOOT PEOPLE

2015 - Short Film

 

GETTING AIR

2010 - Short Film

 

QUESTIONS

2008 - Short Film

Awards

 

YOU'RE UGLY TOO

 

Winner

Boston Irish Film Festival

Best Breakthrough Feature

 

Winner

SDGI and DGA

Finders Series Award

 

Winner

Athens International Film Festival

Best Screenplay

 

Winner

Skip City International Film Festival

Best Screenplay

 

Winner

Galway Film Fleadh

Best Debut Irish Feature

 

Nominated

European Film Academy

Young Audience Award

 

Nominated

Berlin International Film Festival

Best Debut Feature

 

Nominated

Edinburgh International Film Festival

Best International Feature

 

Nominated

Edinburgh International Film Festival

Audience Award

 

Nominated

Galway Film Fleadh

Bingham Ray New Talent Award

 

QUESTIONS

 

Winner

Cork International Film Festival

Best Debut Short Film

 

Winner

Galway Film Fleadh

Honourable Mention