Peter Foott

 

Website: www.peterfoott.com

Email:  info@vicofilms.com 
Agent:  Casarotto Ramsay. +44(0)2072874450,  Lotte Beasley - lotte@casarotto.co.uk & Abby Singer - abby@casarotto.co.uk

 

Film Type: Commercials, Feature Film, Music Videos, Television Drama

Bio

 

Peter Foott is an award winning director with vast experience in the Irish television industry. His first short, The Carpenter & His Clumsy Wife, was screened on RTE and Canal + and at over fifty international festivals winning the 'Best Comedy' gong at LA International Film Festival as well as a 'Special Mention' at Venice. Since then Peter has worked primarily in television and Comedy. He has directed over one hundred episodes of the popular RTE sketch show, Republic Of Telly, which included the winning of an IFTA in 2010 for 'Best TV Moment.' On top of this he has also directed thirty episodes of RTE's hidden camera show, The Fear. 2016 has seen Peter write and direct The Young Offenders, a story inspired by the infamous 2007 multi-million cocaine haul off the coast of Cork, and set for release in September 2016; it has already been selected to screen at the Galway Film Fleadh 2016.


 

Filmography
The Young offenders

2016 - Feature Film, Comedy

 
Republic of telly

2009 - present; 20 episodes a year - Comedy Sketch Show

 
The Fear

2011 - Present; 6 episodes a year - Comedy Hidden Camera

 
The Carpenter & His Clumsy Wife

2004 - Comedy Short

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Awards

 

Republic of Telly

 

2010 IFTA - Best TV Moment

 

The Carpenter & His Clumsy Wife

 

Venice Film Festival - Special Mention 

LA International Short Film Festival - Best Comedy