A 24 year-old writer/director from Kerry. Pilgrim Hill is his feature film debut and was shot on €4,500 over seven days in Kerry. It premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh 2012, where Gerard won the Best New Irish Talent Award. Its North American premiere was at Telluride Film Festival where Gerard was selected as the next Great Expectation.
Lisa Barros D'Sa - Having worked in film development for years, Lisa directed her first feature Cherrybomb with husband Glenn Leyburn in 2009. In 2011, the duo directed Good Vibrations, the story of Belfast DJ Terri Hooley and his legendary Good Vibrations record shop. It won the Best Irish Film Award at the Galway Film Fleadh.
Glenn Leyburn - Glenn is known for his collaborations with music producer David Holmes. Glenn, David and Lisa Barros D'Sa founded the production company Canderblinks Film and Music. Canderblinks' first production, The 18th Electricity Plan, premiered at the LA Shorts Film Festival, winning awards at The Cork International Film Festival and Galway Film Fleadh.
A graduate from the National Film School of Film IADT, Ciaran broke through with award-winning short The Faeries of Blackheath Woods in 2006, His first feature, Citadel, based on an autobiographical incident from his past has already gone on to similar acclaim, winning a BAFTA Scotland Award and picking up the Audience Prize at the SXSW Festival.
Since leaving secondary school Reynor has featured in Kirsten Sheridan's improvised drama 'Dollhouse' as well as Lenny Abrahamson's 'What Richard Did'. Having signed to US talent agency WME in September, Reynor's first appearance in a US movie will be opposite Vince Vaughan in 'The Delivery Man'.