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The Racer - Live Panel Discussion and Q&A

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Director Kieron J. Walsh leads a panel discussion on the making of The Racer, with contributions from Yvonne Donohue (Producer), James Mather (Director of Photography), Paul Tsan (Grip) and Emer Flaherty (Production Coordinator).

Kieron J. Walsh, Director

Director Kieron J. Walsh is a graduate of the Royal College of Art and has directed for the BBC, Channel 4, ITV, SKY, Channel 5 and RTÉ including The Young Person’s Guide to Becoming a Rockstar, The Savage Eye, Watermelon and first series of Finding Joy. Kieron has also directed When Brendan Met Trudy, The Jump and most recently The Racer. Kieron has been IFTA nominated 8 times and is a member of BAFTA.

Yvonne Donohue, Producer

Yvonne has produced a number of award-winning feature films and television dramas for Blinder Films including Extra Ordinary (SXSW 2019), Boys from County Hell (Tribeca 2020), The Racer (SXSW 2020) and two series of Striking Out, for RTÉ One & Acorn TV. She is currently in development and pre-production on a number of projects with Blinder Films, including a spin-off of Extra Ordinary with TBS Studios in partnership with Maya Rudolph & Natasha Lyonne’s Animal Pictures. 

James Mather, Director of Photography

James is an award-winning Director of Photography with over 20 years experience working in the film, TV and music industry. DOP on The Racer, some of his other credits include Frank, Cold Feet, Ripper Street, Krypton and more recently Kin. James and Paul created some amazing technical innovations for the cinematography of The Racer.

Paul Tsan, Grip

With over 35 years experience in the film industry Paul Tsan is a key grip. Paul has worked all over the world on 50 films and over 3500 commercials. On the role of key grip Paul says: “the work is very interesting because you're always doing something new, it’s never the same. I build rigs, invent shots and ways to put the camera in time and space to tell the director's story.”

Supported by Screen Ireland.

Supported by Screen Ireland.