#172 | Emer Reynolds | Director (Joyride with Olivia Colman)

Jul 28, 04:13 PM

Our Wrapchat team and FNI staff would like to take a moment to mark the sad passing of the brilliant filmmaker, Tom Collins. A fantastic filmmaker and soul.
Our thoughts are with all his family at this difficult time, especially our colleague and friend Eibh Collins, RIP.

Emer Reynolds is a Director of Film and Documentary and IFTA-winning Film Editor. Emer made her editing feature debut in 1992 with the independent film The Visit and went on to work on films such as The Most Fertile Man in Ireland and The Actors.

Emer is a Grierson-nominated feature documentary director and multi-award winning film editor, is based in Dublin, Ireland. 'Here Was Cuba" her documentary directorial debut, which she co-directed with John Murray, It was screened at festivals worldwide, on More4 and was nominated for a Grierson Award 2014. Her most recent solo-directed, award-winning feature documentary "The Farthest" , featuring the amazing Voyager spacecraft- described as "Awe-inspiring.. chills-inducing" Variety, "Dazzling" The New York Times and " Exactly what the World needs right now" LA Times - having scooped three awards including the Audience Award at its premiere in the Dublin International Film Festival, made its international premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival; enjoyed a very successful release in Ireland, the U.K and the U.S, and is still touring international film festivals. 

Emer has written and directed four short films and directed the RTE 6 part TV drama series 'Trouble in Paradise'. A five-time IFTA winning editor, her feature credits include 'I Went Down', 'The Actors', 'The Eclipse', and 'Patrick's Day', and documentary work includes 'One Million Dubliners', 'We went to War' and 'Broken Tail'.

Joyride (Her Feature Length Drama Debut)  is an upcoming Irish coming-of-age film from a screenplay by Ailbhe Keogan. It had its world premiere at the Galway Film Fleadh on 5 July 2022 and is currently in Cinemas NOW!!!!!! 

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