Orla Walsh

 

Email: missjones@eircom.net

Tel: +353 (0)85 1471631

Address: 285 Parklands, Santry, Dublin 9, Ireland

Film Type: Live Action

 

Bio

 

Orla was born in Dublin in 1968. She studied English literature and then got smitten with the idea of working in film. She has written and directed a series of four award winning short films, directed an IFTA winning comedy series for RTÉ. Orla writes screenplays but also collaborates with other writers. Interested in challenging material, political stuff as well as scripts about sexuality, done with humour if possible. Orla is co-located in Dublin and Donegal and has just learned to surf.

 

Orla is currently developing a feature film Paradise, a historical documentary and a Tv drama

Filmography

 

Stew

2003 – TV Series – 25min episodes

 

Waste Explosion

2002 – Commercial

 

Life in the Fast Lane

2001 – Short – 26min

 

Blessed Fruit

1999 – Short – 16min

 

Make Me Smile

1996 – TV Series

 

Pet Vet

1995 – TV Series

 

Bent Out Of Shape

1995 – Short – 28min

 

The Visit

1992 – Short

Awards

 

The Visit

 

1993 Best Political, Film Oberhausen Festival Germany

 

1993 Best Film, Huy film Festival, Belgium

 

1993 Special Merit Cork Film Festival

 

1992 Winner FilmBase /RTÉ Script award

 

Bent Out Shape

 

1995 Best Irish Short Film, Cork Film Festival

 

1996 Best Film, Hamburg Gay and Lesbian Festival

 

1995 Audience Award, Galway Film Fleadh

 

1995 Winner Film Base/RTÉ script award

 

Blessed Fruit

 

1999 Second Place Best Irish Short, Galway Film Fleadh

 

1999 Winner Galway film Centre/RTÉ script award

 

Stew (Series 1)

 

2005 Winner Best Entertainment Television Show, Irish Television and Film Awards