John is a freelance award winning editor, his work has premiered at Sundance, Berlin, SXSW, HotDocs, Sheffield, DocPoint and Doc Leipzeig. For television, he has cut multiple award winners and a whole host of shows ranging from profiles of cultural icons in sport and music to history and politics. In 2018 he was nominated for the Best Editor award by the Irish Academy and in 2022 he won the award for, Irish-language feature An Cailín Ciúin (The Quiet Girl) which won two awards at the Berlin film festival and is OSCAR nominated for the 95th Academy Awards in this year.
A whopping 474 short films have been entered into competition, the quality and diversity of themes has passed all expectations. The first stage of judging is complete and those who have made it into competition will be notified shortly.
We have received 78 scrips for the Puttnam Script Award, the Pitching event finalists will be notified on Sunday April 30th.
Wishing you all the very best of luck.