Swansong Films secures feature film development with Screen Ireland’s POV Scheme

  Niamh Heery’s feature film script ‘Down by Your Side’ has been announced as one of six feature projects to go into development for Screen Ireland’s POV Scheme. This is Niamh’s fourth Screen Ireland commission. Most recently her short drama ‘Lady Black Eyes’ was selected and made for the Focus Shorts scheme. Down By Your Read more about Swansong Films secures feature film development with Screen Ireland’s POV Scheme[…]

Together We Stared at the Moon debuts online

A documentary produced for author J.K. Rowling’s charity Lumos is online now. Clips from the film have received over 100,000 views so far on social media. Directed, produced, and edited by Niamh Heery, who worked closely with Lumos’s Bulgaria and Colombia offices to gather footage from two real institutions in very different countries, Together We Stared Read more about Together We Stared at the Moon debuts online[…]

Harmanli Documentary Shortlisted for ICCL Human Rights Award

Photo: Back L-R: Brian Gleeson (actor), Nicky Phelan (Brown Bag Films), Conor McPherson (Screenwriter & Playright) Lenny Abrahamson (Director); Front: Eoghan Rice, Niamh Heery, Roisin Loughery, Alan Whelan. Harmanli: Trapped on the Fringe of Freedom, directed by Niamh Heery, has been nominated for the prestigious Irish Council of Civil Liberties Human Rights Film Award. The Read more about Harmanli Documentary Shortlisted for ICCL Human Rights Award[…]

Committing the Truth for Dublin, Our Unfenced Country for Belfast

Our Unfenced Country has just been selected for the 14th Belfast Film Festival!! Delighted to have our Irish premiere in such a cool town and festival Screening Sat April 5th, 1,30pm, Queen’s Film Theatre, Belfast. Progressive Film Festival will screen Committing the Truth 3.45pm, Sunday April 6th in The Pearse centre, 27 Pearse street Dublin Read more about Committing the Truth for Dublin, Our Unfenced Country for Belfast[…]

The Magic Chair Documentary

Niamh is currently involved in filming a documentary in Dublin about a very special school in Dublin. For almost 60-years the dedicated teachers of St. Declan’s have operated outside the limelight, designing innovative and highly effective education programs for students with special needs. This observational documentary aims to tell the story of the school, it’s Read more about The Magic Chair Documentary[…]