Nathan Nugent

Academy Member

Nathan Nugent is an IFTA-winning editor who has worked with acclaimed directors such as Juanita Wilson, Gerard Barrett and Lenny Abrahamson.

After editing documentaries such as Skin Deep and Waveriders and working on the television series The Big Bow Wow, Nugent made his breakthrough by editing The Door, Juanita Wilson’s Oscar-nominated short film. Nugent has since worked on acclaimed dramas such as Gerard Barrett’s Glassland, Run and Jump, and re-teaming with Juanita Wilson for her first feature As If I Am Not There, which won the IFTA for Best Film in 2010 and earned Nugent his first IFTA nomination.  

Nathan has also worked with director Lenny Abrahamson on two occasions; in the IFTA-winning drama What Richard Did and the internationally acclaimed Frank, and he won the IFTA for Best Editing for his work on the former. Nathan also edited the RTÉ mini-series Charlie in 2014, which is a fictionalised re-telling of Charlie Haughey’s reign as Taoiseach. 

Since then, Nathan has worked on the critically acclaimed Room directed by Lenny Abrahamson, the hugely popular series Normal People and Benjamin Cleary's Swan Song.



IFTA Winner - Editing - What Richard Did

Awards & Recognition

What Richard Did
  • IFTA Award Winner for Best Editing (2012)
As if I Am Not There
  • IFTA nominee for Best Editing (2010)

Key Credits

  • Swan Song (2021)
  • Normal People (2020)
  • Tomato Red: Blood Money (2017)
  • Room (2015)
  • Charlie (2015)
  • Glassland (2014)
  • Frank (2014)
  • Run and Jump (2013)
  • Babygirl (2012)
  • What Richard Did (2012)
  • The Rafters (2012)
  • Trivia (2011)
  • Sensation (2010)
  • As if I Am Not There (2010)
  • Sarah and Steve (2009)
  • The Door (2008)
  • Waveriders (2008)
  • Skin Deep (2007)
  • The Big Bow Wow (2004)


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