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I grew up in Wexford's 'Theatre Workshop', a little fringe theatre founded by my parents Michael Way and Irene Wright, where I learned all areas of stage craft and performance. I graduated from WIT with honours in Art (performance and multi-media) in 2000 before working in radio for a couple of years.
As an actress I appeared in TV and film productions; HBO's The Tudors, RTE's The Clinic, Bitter Sweet, BBC1's The Silence, ITV’s Foyles War and Anton, among others and had the pleasure of learning from many well known Irish directors like Dearbhla Walsh, John Carney and Ian Fitzgibbon.
2009, I wrote and directed my first short film 'Sugar Stick'. Premiering at the LA Shorts Fest, it played in numerous festivals, including Boston Irish Film Festival, Kerry and Foyle Film Festival and went on to win 'Best Comedy Short' in The New York International Film Festival and The Slamdance Anarchy Online short film competition.
2010. I co-produced 'Gonadz’, directed by Jake McKone. The comedy short went on to win the Element Short Film Competition.
I directed and wrote’Jonny Boy', (Irish Film Board funded). It starred veteran actor Jon Polito and premiered in Cork Film Festival in 2011, played at a number of prestigious film festivals including Festival Cine De Huesca and Newport Beach Film Festival.
Received a scholarship and graduated in with honours from the first ‘Masters Of Science in Digital Feature Film Production’ course with Staffordshire University and Filmbase and directed a third of the feature film 'Keys To The City' written by Conor Horgan, which played in many festivals world wide.
In 2013 The Screen Directors Guild Of Ireland gave me the Arri Alexa Take Award to shoot a promo for a feature film, 'Rough Cut', which is currently in development. I also directed and co-wrote a children's TV pilot.
Most recently I directed a spec commercial for Barker Shoes and I'm currently have a number of projects in development including a feature film ‘Selfies’. I directed the The Nuala's music video 'Gay Marriage' due to be released mid April with BeActive Media and I am currently a commercials director with 'Pull The Trigger'.

Following

  1. Joanne Crawford
  2. Ben Ericson
  3. Assembly
  4. Films by Myron Davis
  5. Brian Williams
  6. Paddy & Gen
  7. Jason Butler
  8. Rachel Rath
  9. gerry wade
  10. David Lawless
  11. Buckled Cranium
  12. Shirley Weir
  13. Pavel Barter
  14. Colm Byrne
  15. Eoin Colfer
  16. Graham Cantwell
  17. Jamie Hannigan
  18. Damien Looney

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