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Niamh McKeown

About Niamh McKeown

Niamh is a writer and director based in Edinburgh. She earned a first-class bachelors degree in Film from Edinburgh Napier University/ Screen Academy Scotland, with her graduate film GOOD GIRLS going on to win Best Short Film at the Belfast Film Festival in 2018.

Awards and Nominations:

FARMLAND (Fierce Films) 2019
Writer and Director
Official Selection: Edinburgh International Film Festival (2019)
Underwire Festival (2019)
Bolton Film Festival (2019)
Inverness Film Festival (2019)
Nominee: XX Award and Best Cinematography at Underwire (2019)
WATCH THE TRAILER 

GOOD GIRLS (Edinburgh Napier University) 2017
Writer and Director
Official Selection: Edinburgh International Film Festival (2018)
Edinburgh Short Film Festival (2017)
Australia’s Flickerfest (2018)
Inverness Film Festival (2018)
Belfast Film Festival (2018)
Glasgow Short Film Festival Media Schools Day (2018)
Fastnet Film Festival (2018)
Nominee: Best production design at Underwire (2018)
Winner: Best Short Film at Belfast Film Festival (2018)
Winner at GSFF Media Schools Day
WATCH ON BBC iPLAYER

 

 

In Development

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • BRENDA'S BABY (2023)
    • Merman
    • Creator of Original TV Project
    • UNDERDUGS (2023)
    • VAL TV
    • Creator of Original TV Project

TV

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • DINOSAUR (2023)
    • Two Brothers/BBC 3/Hulu
    • Season 1 Director
    • THE FARM (2022)
    • BBC Studios
    • Director 30'
    • STUNNERS (2022)
    • BBC Studios
    • Director 30'
    • I HATE YOU (2022)
    • Big Talk/C4
    • Shadow-Director (written by Robert Popper)
    • JOY TOWN (2019)
    • The Comedy Unit/ BBC Scotland
    • Director | A ten-minute pilot produced for BBC iPlayer
    • A VIEW FROM THE TERRACE
    • Studio Something
    • VT Director for episodes 6 and 10

Film

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • GINNY REAPER
    • Chloé Berger
    • Writer-Director
    • FLOOERS
    • White Stag Films
    • Writer-Director
    • AUNTIE EMPIRE (2020)
    • .
    • Co-Director
    • FARMLAND (2019)
    • Fierce Films
    • Writer-Director
    • GOOD GIRLS (2017)
    • Edinburgh Napier University
    • Writer-Director
    • HAME TIME (2019)
    • High Tide Media
    • Short advert style film that played at the Johnnie Walker Competition at EIFF 2019