Screen Director

Rob & Ronan Burke

Selected credits

  • Clean Sweep S1Shinawil / Element 8/ RTÉ
  • Harry Wild S1Dynamic Television / Metropolitan Films/ RTÉ
  • Red Rock S1 - S3Element Pictures / Angel Station / Virgin TV
  • Standby (Feature)Black Sheep Productions/ Irish Film Board/ Lux Film Fund/ RTÉ
  • Free Rein S1Lime Pictures / NETFLIX
  • Find Me in Paris S2 & 3Cottonwood Media / ZDF / Disney France / HULU
  • Spellbound S1 & 2Cottonwood Media / ZDF / HULU


Originally from Dublin, Ronan and Rob Burke grew up in the United States, Australia and Sweden.  They have directed a broad range of television dramas, most recently, the first season of HARRY WILD, a murder mystery series starring Jane Seymour for Acorn/AMC, SPELLBOUND for Cottonwood Media/ZDF and CLEAN SWEEP, a dark thriller starring Charlene McKenna and Barry Ward produced by Shinawil/Element 8 for Sundance Now and ZDF.

Previously they directed the Emmy Award winning first season of the NETFLIX series FREE REIN and many cornerstone episodes of the gritty police drama RED ROCK for Element Pictures. They also worked on season 2 and 3 of the global hit series FIND ME IN PARIS which was produced by Cottonwood Media for ZDF / Disney France and HULU.   In 2014 they made their feature film debut with STANDBY a romantic comedy starring Brian Gleeson and Jessica Paré and released a second feature in 2018, DAMO AND IVOR: THE MOVIE.  They also received the IFTA for best short film for RUNNERS starring Aidan Gillen in 2010.

IMDB:  Rob Burke
IMDB:  Ronan Burke

Featured work

Clean Sweep

Series 1
3 X 45 min

Production Company
Shinawil / Element 8 Entertainment / Incendo / Sundance Now / ZDF Studios / RTÉ

Mary Callery, Larry Bass, Jin Ishimoto, Gary Evans

Charlene McKenna, Barry Ward

Harry Wild

Series 1
8 X 50 min

Production Company
Dynamic Television / Metropolitan Films / Acorn / ZDF / RTÉ

Dan March, Klaus Zimmerman, Michael Queen

Jane Seymour, Rohan Nedd

Red Rock

Series 1 - 3
12 x 48 min (2016/17) 32 x 24 min. (2014-16)

IFTA WINNER 3 years running best Television Drama / Series / Soap

Production Company
Element Pictures / Angel Station / Virgin TV



Feature Film

Production Company
Black Sheep Productions/ Irish Film Board/ Lux Film Fund/ RTÉ

John Wallace, David Grumbach

Jessica Paré, Brian Gleeson, Stanley Townsend

Free Rein

Season 1
5 x 30 min

WINNER of EMMY for Best Children’s – Family Series
WINNER of Kidscreen Award for Best New Series

Production Company
Lime Pictures / NETFLIX

Angelo Abela, Rebecca Hodgson

Find Me in Paris

Season 2
13 x 22 mins

Production Company
HULU/ Disney/ ZDF/ Cottonwood Media/ Federation Entertainment

David Michel, Cecile Lauritano, Zoe Carrera, Leila Smith


Season 1 & 2
20 X 22 min

Production Company
Cottonwood Media / ZDF / HULU

Zoe Carrera

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