Orla Walsh


Email: missjones@eircom.net

Tel: +353 (0)85 1471631

Address: 285 Parklands, Santry, Dublin 9, Ireland

Film Type: Live Action




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




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



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