Colm is a screenwriter and director with a diverse filmography in both documentary and narrative film. His short films have garnered awards worldwide and his documentary work has earned him numerous Irish Film & Television Academy award nominations and wins. In 2012, he received a distinction from the Screen Directors’ Guild of Ireland for his “outstanding work as a director in the Irish language”. Colm’s first narrative feature film was An Cailín Ciúin (The Quiet Girl) which became the highest-grossing Irish-language film of all time, received two BAFTA nominations and an Academy Award nomination for International Feature Film. Katie owns and runs Keeper Pictures (formerly Blinder Films) through which she has produced critically acclaimed features including Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman’s EXTRA ORDINARY starring Maeve Higgins, Whit Stillman’s LOVE & FRIENDSHIP starring Kate Beckinsale, Conor Horgan’s THE QUEEN OF IRELAND about activist and icon Panti Bliss and Sophie Fiennes’ GRACE JONES: BLOODLIGHT & BAMI. She is a former board member of Screen Ireland, and a member of BAFTA, IFTA and the European Film Academy. She is the founder and co-creative director of X-Pollinator, an initiative to address the lack of diversity in the Irish Screen industry. Patrick Freyne spent most of his twenties trying to be a rock star before turning to the much more stable and secure world of print journalism. He has had short stories and essays published in The Dublin Review, Banshee, Tolka, Winter Papers and The Art of the Glimpse and is a features writer at the Irish Times. His book of essays, OK, Let’s Do Your Stupid Idea, was published by Penguin Sandycove in 2020. It was nominated for an Irish Book Award, longlisted for the Rathbones Prize and shortlisted for the Dalkey Prize.