Julianne Forde

Ruth Treacy

Ruth holds an honours degree in Film Production from the National Film School, IADT. Her specialisation was sound recording and design, however she now works primarily as a producer / director. She has considerable experience in lecturing and running filmmaking workshops. She has been with the Digital Film School since 2006 and she founded Tailored Films (sister company) with Julianne Forde in the same year. She has produced and directed two children's TV series for RTE, as well as the award winning web series 'Zombie Bashers', and she was a producer on the award winning Irish Film Board funded feature film 'Stitches' in 2012.  She graduated from the prestigious EAVE (European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs) Producers Network in 2013.

Lorraine has an honours degree in 'Film and Broadcasting' from Dublin Institute of Technology. After graduating she amassed impressive experience, working on varied productions for RTÉ, TV3 and on various feature films. Lorraine is a regular facilitator with the Digital Film School and is heavily involved with planning the content of each course.

Patrick is a graduate of the National Film School in IADT where he specialized in documentary direction and production. He has directed three documentaries for RTÉ television and reports freelance for Drivetime and Arts Tonight on Radio 1. 

Dave O’Brien

Dave Thorpe

Stephen Shields

        Brendan McCarthy

Award winning producer and screenwriter, Brendan McCarthy is co-owner of Fantastic Films. He is also Film Advisor to An Chomhairle Ealaíon/ the Arts Council of Ireland, and was Head of Production and Development at Bord Scannán na hÉireann/The Irish Film Board from 2001 to 2005.

John McDonnell, co-founder of the Oscar-winning production company Fantastic Films, is a screenwriter and award winning producer. Current projects include feature film The Last Days on Mars, the award winning comedy-horror Stitches and the Bollywood hit Ek Tha Tiger.

Conor McMahon

Patrick Butler

Lorraine Harton

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Julianne holds an honours degree in Film Production from the National Film School, IADT. Her specialisation is in cinematography and she has worked as director of photography on hundreds of projects including TV series, short films, commercials, music videos and large promotional projects.  Julianne established the Digital Film School in 2005 and has extensive experience in lecturing for a number of institutes, as well as running summer film camps and transition year workshops. Julianne co-founded Tailored Films, where she oversees all cinematography and technical operations in the company, and also works as a producer. She worked as a producer on the award winning 2012 feature film 'Stitches' which was released in cinemas in autumn 2012.

Course Co-ordinator

Course Co-ordinator

Dave has a Masters in Screenwriting from NUI Galway and an honours degree in Video & Film Production from Dundalk IT. He has written and directed numerous short films which have won awards at film festivals around Ireland and the UK. He currently works as an editor for Tailored Films.

Conor McMahon studied film production at the National Film School, IADT. His graduate short film 'The Braineater' went on the win many awards, including Best Short Film at the Stiges Film Festival. His first micro budget horror feature 'Dead Meat' sold worldwide. He directed the award winning web series Zombie Bashers for RTE and wrote and directed 'Stitches', the Irish Film Board funded feature in 2012. Horror is the genre he is most passionate about.

John McDonnell

Dave is a freelance editor and screenwriter and has worked on a number of award winning film and television productions. Some of his projects include Hector San UK, Jump Boys and Feirm Factor. He also wrote the award winning comedy-horror feature film Stitches.

Stephen studied Film Production at Ballyfermot College and is now a freelance screenwriter. Stephen wrote the award winning RTÉ Storyland show "Zombie Bashers" and has written for the animated comedy "Newsbag" and RTÉ's "Republic of Telly". He also wrote the RTÉ young people's show "Tim's Tactical Tips".