BAFTA Win

Neasa has been awarded the BAFTA for Best Series with Happy Valley. Read more here.

Best Director Nominee

Neasa is nominated in the Best Director category at the Irish Film and Television Academy Awards 2017, for Z: The Beginning of Everything.

Talking direction

Neasa is on national public radio discussing her career, and how directing is all about creativity and trust. Listen here.

Sea Fever

Screen International details support for Neasa’s feature film, Sea Fever. The film, centred on a science student who becomes isolated from her superstitious trawler crew as they struggle to overcome a deadly parasite in their water supply, was written by Neasa Hardiman and will be produced by Fantastic Films.

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Z: The Beginning of Everything

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Here’s the trailer for Z, the brand new drama Neasa directed with Killer Films for Amazon. Starring Christina Ricci, the drama explores the extraordinary true story of Zelda Sayre and her husband, F. Scott Fitzgerald, as they invent themselves and destroy each other amid the glitz and glamour of Manhattan in 1920.

Neasa talks screen drama on RTÉ radio

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Neasa’s on RTÉ Radio’s Inside Culture, discussing her feature project on writer Maeve Brennan, as well as new national initiative Big Stories on the Small Screen.

IFTA Winner 2016

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Neasa has been awarded Best Drama Director at the Irish Film and Television Awards 2016. The Awards were held in Dublin on Saturday 9th of April.

Talking movies with Ryan Tubridy

Neasa chats about her work and ideas in an interview with Ryan Tubridy on RTÉ Radio One. Happy Valley’s themes of nature versus nurture come up, as well as what it’s like bringing authentic police practice to the screen. In addition, Neasa talks about her new project on New Yorker writer, wit and wayfarer Maeve Brennan. Listen to it here.

Happy Valley

Neasa has just completed work on the second season of gritty BAFTA-winning murder drama Happy Valley. The serial is available for UK viewers here. US viewers will find it on Netflix, and in Ireland it can be viewed here.

Shortlisted for the Academy Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting

Neasa’s screenplay Sea Fever has just been short-listed for the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting. http://www.oscars.org/nicholl