Paula Kehoe

 

Company name: Saoi Media Ltd.

Website: http://paulamkehoe.com/

Telephone: +353 (0) 87 6163585

Email: paulamkehoe@gmail.com

Film Type: Live action, documentary

Bio

 

Paula is an award winning filmmaker whose work in documentary is informed by an interest in social justice, the environment, language and culture. Her passion is creative documentary because of the myriad possibilities for telling stories in ways that stretch the boundaries of form and genre. An Dubh in Gheal: Assimilation featuring Louis de Paor, explores the complex relationship between indigenous Australians and the Irish in Australia, winning the Radharc Award in 2o014. Deargdhúil: Anatomy of Passion is a critically acclaimed creative portrait of the revolutionary Irish poet Máire Mhac an tSaoi.

 

A feature of Paula's work is the exploration of the possibilities for visualising poetry on film. She recently created Ireland's first narrative-led VR 360 film, I am Galway 2020 as Filmmaker in Residence for Galway's successful bid for European Capital of Culture in 2020. A cinematic and poetic vision of Galway for the 21st century. She is currently working on new transmedia and immersive film projects.

 

Paula's work has been shown at the Irish Film Institute in Dublin; Female Eye Film Festival Toronto; Irish Film Festival Sydney; Cuala Festival New York; Capital Irish Film Festival Washington DC; Cork Film Festival; Galway Film Festival , Screen4All 360 Film Festival Paris and many more.

Awards

 

 

An Dubh ina Gheal

 

2014 award at the Prix Circom for European Regional TV

 

 

2014 nominated for a Golden Torc Award, Celtic Media Festival.

 

 

2014 nominated for Program of the Year, Irish Language Media Awards.

Filmography

I am Galway 2020 (VR 360)

2016

 

Deargdhúil: Anatomy of Passion, Poems of Máire Mhac an tSaoi

2015

 

AN DUBH INA GHEAL (ASSIMILATION)

2013

 

GARRAÍ GLAS

2012

 

RADHARC NA RÚISE

2012

 

A BURNING QUESTION

2010