Winner of the award for Best Director at the Richard Harris International Film Festival 2022 for her latest film Ship of Souls, Jean is an accomplished Irish writer and director for screen, stage and radio based in Dublin.
Ship of Souls, which she wrote and directed, also won Best Irish Short Film at the Foyle Film Festival 2021 and was nominated for an Irish Film & Television Award in 2022. Jean’s next film as writer/director The Piper is a feature currently in development.
She recently co-wrote the screenplay for The Bright Side, winner of the Audience Award at Cork International Film Festival 2020 and was also nominated for Best Screenplay at the Irish Writer’s Guild Zebbie Awards.
Written and Directed by Jean Pasley
Starring Lorcan Cranitch, Cathy Belton, Clare Uchima and Emma Willis.
Produced by Carbonated Comet.
Cinematographer: Tim Fleming
Music: Donal Lunny
Richard Harris International Film Festival 2022
Winner Best Irish Short Film Foyle Film Festival 2021
Nominated Irish Film & Television Award for Best Short Film 2022
Screenplay by Jean Pasley and Ruth Meehan
Producer: Tony Deegan / Playground Pictures
Directed by Ruth Meehan
Director of Photography: JJ Rolfe
Winner Audience Award Cork International Film Festival 2020.
Based on short story by Maeve Binchy
Screenplay by Jean Pasley
Beyond Films/Ferndale Films/Headgear Films
Vanessa Redgrave, Brenda Fricker, Imelda Staunton, Orla Brady