Screen Director

Jason Branagan

Selected credits

  • Picture DayLiberty Video/ Western Front Studios
  • EastEndersBBC One
  • Forever Hold Your PeaceLiberty Video
  • LIDL Presents: The Most Magical Christmas Movie Ever!FOE for LIDL
  • The Doireann Project RTÉ Player/RTÉ 2
  • Fair City RTÉ 1
  • The Wall Liberty Video

About

Jason is an award-winning writer and director working successfully across drama, comedy and genre. His films have screened and won awards at some of the most prestigious film festivals around the world, including LA Shorts International Film Festival, Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival, Galway Film Fleadh, Chicago International Film Festival, Foyle Film Festival, Belfast Film Festival, amongst others.

TV directing credits include BBC’s Eastenders, RTÉ’s Fair City and the third season of the comedy series, The Doireann Project for RTÉ Player and RTÉ 2. Most recently, Jason helmed the Christmas hit, The Most Magical Christmas Movie Ever! for LIDL, which released in Irish cinemas nationwide. Other credits include the award winning short films, The Wall, Forever Hold Your Peace and the viral horror short, Mr. Eckles. 

Jason is in pre-production on his next short film, A Simple Killing (funded by Film Offaly). He is in currently in development on his debut feature film, The Others (Northern Ireland Screen/Liberty Video/Western Front Studios). 

Jason has a post-graduate diploma in Advanced Producing from TU Dublin, is an alumni of the Reykjavik International Film Festival’s Talent Lab (2022) and guest lectures on directing multi-camera drama at the National Film School of Ireland, IADT.

Featured work

SIZZLE REEL

Features clips from Forever Hold Your Peace, The Wall, TEMPVS and Mr. Eckles.

Picture Day

WINNER OF BEST FAMILY FILM , HEALDSBURG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2023

SEMI- FINALIST, INDIE SHORTS AWARDS CANNES 2023 & STAFFORD FILM FESTIVAL 2023

Production Company
Liberty Video/Western Front Studios

Producer
Emer Durcan

Cast
Charlie Duffy, Aisling Kearns, Joe McGucken

Eastenders

4 x 30’ | TV Drama

Production Company
BBC

Producers
Sharon Batten, Kate Oates, Chris Clenshaw

Cast
Brian Conley, Max Bowden, Aidan O’Callaghan

Forever Hold Your Peace

WINNER OF BEST IRISH FILM, DUBLIN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL 2023

WINNER OF BEST SCREEN PLAY, UNDERGROUND CINEMA AWARDS, 2022

RUNNER UP OF BEST IRISH SHORT, LIGHT IN MOTION AWARD, FOYLE FILM FESTIVAL 2022

NOMINATED FOR BEST DIRECTOR, BEST FILM, BEST ACTRESS, BEST SCORE AND BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN, UNDERGROUND CINEMA AWARDS 2022

Production Company
Liberty Video

Producers
Amy Poland, Sam Atwell

Cast
Tina Kellegher, Jade Jordan, Barry John Kinsella

LIDL PRESENTS: THE MOST MAGICAL CHRISTMAS MOVIE EVER!

Production Company
FOE

Producers
Aaron Chalke, Louise McCabe

Cast
Joe McGucken, Aisling O’Neill

The Doireann Project

Series 3

Production Company
RTÉ Player and RTÉ 2

Producers
Justin Healy, Eimear O’Mahony, Rebecca Fox

Cast
Joe McGucken, Doireann Garrihy, Kevin McGahern

THE WALL

WINNER OF BEST NATIONAL SHORT, RICHARD HARRIS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2022

NOMINATED FOR BEST DIRECTOR, BEST WRITING, BEST OVERALL SHORT FILM, RICHARD HARRIS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2022

Production Company
Liberty Video

Producer
Amy Poland

Cast
Joe Hanley, Nadia Forde, Seán Flood

Fair City

75 Episodes | TV Drama

Jason has directed numerous specials including 2 x hour long Christmas specials and the 32nd Anniversary Special.

Production Company
RTÉ

Producers
Nigel Power, Brigie de Courcy

Cast
Liam Carney, Tina Kellegher, Joe Hanley

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