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

Changing the Film Landscape

Neasa’s giving the Hist lecture at Trinity College, discussing how we might increase diversity on screen and behind the camera.

Creative Europe selects 2 Hardiman scripts

Neasa’s feature screenplays Sea Fever (Fantastic Films) and Breakfast at the New Yorker (Deadpan Pictures) have both been awarded development support by Creative Europe, forming two of six Irish films to win support.

Scott & Bailey Season Finale

Neasa has just helmed the explosive two-part season finale of the BAFTA-nominated detective drama. Catch up with the finale on ITV Player.

The Art of Casting

Neasa is on stage in discussion with casting director Maureen Hughes at the Shelbourne in Dublin on Moday March 2nd, discussing techniques and approaches to casting the best actors in the best parts.

Presence and Absence

Neasa’s on stage 26th July at the Irish Film Institute to debate where the women are in contemporary cinema.

Fordian Inspiration

Neasa takes the podium in conversation with fellow directors Whit Stillman and Ben Wheatley to discuss their favourite John Ford films.

‘Sea Fever’ at Frontières

Neasa’s award-winning feature screenplay Sea Fever will be showcased as one of twelve best projects from across the globe at Frontières International Co-Production Market in Brussels next April.

http://frontieresmarket.com/upcoming/brussels14/

New drama for BBC1

Neasa is set to direct a new BBC One drama, In The Club, from the pen of BAFTA-winning writer Kay Mellor OBE.

John Ford and Actors

Neasa’s talking with Stephen Rea, Liam Cunningham and other illustrious Irish actors on the collaboration between actor and director. 2pm Sunday the 9th June, as part of the John Ford Symposium.

http://www.johnfordireland.org/index.php/ford-and-actors