Stuart's first play, Defender of the Faith, won the 2004 George Devine Award after premiering at the Abbey Theatre. Stuart then turned to TV writing, winning an IFTA nomination for Little White Lie. As creator and writer of Love/Hate he won the 2010, 2011 & 2013 IFTA for Best Television Writer.
Academy Award winner Neil Jordan is an Irish filmmaker, novelist and the writer and creator of The Borgias. Other credits include The Crying Game, Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles, Michael Collins, Breakfast on Pluto and Ondine. Neil recently directed Byzantium, an Irish fantasy thriller film starring Saoirse Ronan.
Emmy winning co-writer of Moone Boy, Nick Murphy, has a BA in English & History from Trinity College and MA in Film Production from Dublin Institute of Technology. His first feature film Hideaways premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2011. With O’Dowd, he’s currently writing 2 Moone Boy books.
Conor McPherson is a playwright and screenwriter named by The New York Times as ‘the finest playwright of his generation'. Plays include St Nicholas (George Devine Award), The Weir (Olivier Award), The Seafarer and The Night Alive. Work for the cinema includes I Went Down, Saltwater and The Eclipse.