Mar 22, 2008
Aideen McCarthy is a a writer and director of short films, commercials, and music videos.
Aideen McCarthy decided to pursue her dream of becoming a filmmaker in 2001 after originally getting her law degree, obtaining her Masters Degree in Film Studies at the UCD School of Film in Dublin.
She started out working in the camera department on a mix of large scale feature films and short films, including Adam and Paul, Lassie, and Becoming Jane. In 2005, she went onto produce her first dramatic film called The Widow which explores the five stages of grief from a unique view.
Her latest work is a five-minute film called The Formorian about a mythological race of Ancient Ireland. Additionally, she came in fourth place in the Jameson Whiskey Film Festival Trailer competition and has directed nine music video promos for the Academy of Theatre Arts in London.