Kevin O’Neill is an Award winning filmmaker from Ballinadee near Bandon in Co. Cork. He studied Film, Video and TV Production for three years at St. Johns Central College in Cork graduating in May 2005.
On completion of the course Kevin set about to make his first short film ‘Turn’ which went into production in December 2005. The short went on the film festival circuit in 2007.
In July 2007 Kevin shot his second short ‘My Ball’, which has been screen at festivals in Wales, England, Australia and South Africa where it won Best Short at the International Film Festival of South Africa in October 2008.
‘Gemma?’ which was shot in March 2010 is the third short film directed by Kevin O’Neill.
Gemma? picked up two awards at the Daremedia Underground Film Festival 2010 as well as a Best Actor award for Brian Fortune (Game of Thrones) at the Shortday Film Fest in Dublin.
In April 2012 Kevin directed “The Way Through” written by Niall Owens.
For 2013, 2014 & 2015 Kevin produced three 60 Minute DVDs for the De Courcey Harvest Working Day entitled ‘100 Years of Claas’ (2013), ‘De Courcey Harvest Day ’14 with New Holland’ (2014) and ‘A Century of Change’ (2015).
Kevin currently has many other projects in development varying from shorts to features and documentaries.
Turn (2007) – Writer, Director, Producer, Editor
My Ball (2008) – Writer, Director, Producer, Editor
Gemma? (2010) – Writer, Director
The Way Through (2012) – Director
Best Short Film at International Film Festival South Africa for “My Ball”
Best Local at DareMedia Underground Film Festival for “Gemma?”
Sponsors Choice at DareMedia Underground Film Festival for “Gemma?”