Aisling Walsh

Academy Member

Aisling Walsh is an Irish screenwriter and director. Her work has screened at festivals around the world and she has won several accolades, including a BAFTA TV Award for Room at the Top (2012) as well as an Irish Film and Television Award and a Canadian Screen Award for her direction of Maudie (2016). She is known for her "unflinching honest portrayals of a Catholic Irish society”. Walsh won the IFTA Award for Best Director - Film for Maudie in 2018.


Awards & Recognition

Elizabeth Is Missing
  • IFTA Nominee, Best Director - Drama (2020)
  • BAFTA Nominee, Single Drama (2020)
  • IFTA Winner, Best Director - Film (2018)
Room at the Top
  • BAFTA Winner, Best Mini-Series (2013)

Key Credits

  • Elizabeth is Missing (2019)
  • Maudie (2016)
  • An Inspector Calls (2015)
  • Room at the Top (2012)
  • Wallander (2010)
  • The Daisy Chain (2008)
  • Fingersmith (2005)
  • Song for a Raggy Boy (2003)