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Film Production - Main (feature film)

1.
I.T. (2016)
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Cracks (2010)
Rural Great Britain in the Thirties. Miss G is a teacher at a private school for girls. She is more youthful and glamorous than her colleagues, and enjoys dropping hints of a free-spirited past. Miss G encourages her students to challenge conventional norms. But things change for both Miss G and he
3.
Honeymooners, The (2005)
Meet Ralph Kramden--a man of vision, taste, and refinement. Now, if he can just get the rest of the world to see it. By day, Ralph''s an ordinary New York City bus driver. But in his off-hours, he''s an innovator, an inventor, an entrepreneur who''s just one great idea away from instant wealth. (Unfortunately for Ralph, none of those ideas has yet panned out.) His best friend (and neighbor) is Ed Norton, who''s always up for the latest plan. Wherever Ralph goes, no matter how harebrained the idea, Ed''s ready to run down the fire escape and lend a hand. These two dreamers believe they''re taking their families to the next level, but Ralph''s wife, Alice, has set her sights on a more practical goal: buying a duplex fixer-upper with Ed and his wife, Trixie. When Ralph loses their down payment on yet another of his half-baked projects, Alice is at the end of her rope, giving Ralph just one day to come up with the cash and save their marriage.
4.
Blackwater Lightship, The (2004)
Based on Colm Toibin's novel, drama follows three generations of women who move to Ireland to take care of the youngest woman's brother as he succumbs to AIDS.
5.
Laws of Attraction (2004)
High-powered divorce attorneys, Audrey Woods and Daniel Rafferty, have seen love gone wrong in all its worst case scenarios--so, how bad could their chances be? At the top of their respective games, Audrey and Daniel are a classic study in opposites. She practices law strictly by the book; he always manages to win by the seat of his pants. But soon they are pitted against each other on opposite sides of a nasty public divorce between famous clients, with the case centering upon an Irish castle that each future divorcee has their sites set on. Audrey and Daniel travel to Ireland to chase down depositions, yet the two lawyers, who have been slowly developing a mutual attaction that neither wants to acknowledge, find themselves thrown together at a romantic Irish festival. After a night of wild celebrating, they wake up the next morning as husband and wife. Maybe getting married first is the best way to fall in love.
6.
Reign of Fire (2002) as Driver Captain
In present-day London, twelve-year-old Quinn watches as his mother, a construction engineer, inadvertently wake an enormous fire-breathing dragon from its centuries-long slumber. Twenty years later, much of the world has been scarred by the beast and its offspring. As a fire chief, Quinn is responsible for warding off the dragons and keeping a small community alive as they struggle to maintain a meager existence. Then along comes hotshot American, Van Zan, who says he has a way to kill the dragons and save mankind--a way Quinn''s never seen done.
7.
Evelyn (2002) as Transportation Captain
A drama based on the true story of Desmond Doyle and his young children, Evelyn, Maurice and Dermot. Abandoned by his wife, Doyle does his best to make it as a single dad, raising his kids alone in Ireland in 1953. Their life isn't easy--but above all else in the world, Doyle loves his children. Unf
8.
About Adam (2000)
Lucy Owens is entertaining memories of her ex-boyfriend in a restaurant where she works when Adam strolls in to have a quiet dinner. Immediately smitten, Lucy can't help but ask the shy and unassuming gentleman on a date. Next thing you know, he's rolling up the family driveway in a baby blue Jaguar
9.
Angela's Ashes (1999) as Transportation Manager
In 1935, when it is more common for Irish families to leave their famine-stricken country for America, the impoverished McCourt family do the reverse. Following the sudden death of her 7-week-old daughter, Angela and her unemployable, alcoholic husband, Malachy Sr. set sail from New York Harbour to
10.
Seven Years in Tibet (1997) as Transportation Captain (1st Unit) (Argentina)
In the autumn of 1939, Heinrich Harrer, the famous Austrian mountaineer, and his countryman Peter Aufschnaiter, set out to climb Nanga Parbat, one of the highest peaks in the Himalayas. The self-centered Harrer, whose sole pre-occupation was the achievement of fame and glory, would experience an emotional awakening on his fantastic journey that would take him from the heights of conquests to the depths of internment in a British prisoner-of-war camp, then from escape and a harrowing two-year trek through the Himalayas to the mysterious Tibetan city of Lhasa. As a stranger in a strange land where few westerners have ever visited, Harrer was befriended by the young Dalai Lama, and was asked to tutor the religious leader in English, geography and the ways of the Western world. He would eventually spend seven years in Tibet, during a period of tremendous political upheaval in that country, graced with friendship and the spiritual enlightenment of the young Dalai Lama.
11.
Space Truckers (1996) as Apprentice Plasterer
A futuristic tale of three people who work as transporters of dangerous cargo between the galaxies.
12.
Michael Collins (1996) as Unit Driver
Michael Collins came of age in the early 20th century, when a monumental history of oppression and bloodshed had divided Ireland and its people, making hatred and distrust a national heritage and a way of life. In 1916, in what became known as the Easter Uprising, Irish revolutionaries surrendered after a six-day standoff at Dublin''s General Post Office to the overwhelming military power of the British forces. Many followers, including Michael Collins and his close friend Harry Boland, were imprisoned. Upon their release, they found themselves the new leaders of the Irish independence movement. Collins'' efforts to create a free and peaceful country, like the epic history of Ireland itself, would encompass romance and violence, valor and rage, burning hope and fiery tragedy. It would result in both the triumph of the free Irish Republic and the terror in Northern Ireland that continues to make bloody headlines today. And it would forever change the ways people wage wars of independence.
13.
Cutthroat Island (1995) as Transportation Captain
This rousing tale of buried treasure, bleached bones, battles, duels and, above all, romance is set on the high seas of the 1600s--when men were daring... and so were the women. Morgan Adams, the beautiful daughter of a pirate, inherits a portion of a coveted treasure map. Also inheriting command of
14.
Awfully Big Adventure, An (1995) as Unit Car Driver
To escape the doldrums of home life with her aunt and uncle, Stella accepts a job as assistant stage manager for a repertory theatre company in post-WWII Liverpool. The starstruck teenager quickly develops a crush on the arrogant artistic director, Meredith Potter, and charms the cast with her naive
15.
War Of The Buttons (1994) as Unit Car Driver
In a quiet corner of South West Ireland lies a wide stretch of tidal water. On opposite sides of the water nestle the villages of Ballydowse and Carrickdowse: sleepy places which wake from the sound of the fishermen at their nets, the swish of wash fluttering in the breeze, and reassuringly, unmistakably, to the crescendo of children on their way to school. Large and small, tough and timid, buttoned up from head to toe, they tumble from their homes into the streets. But all is not quite as it seems. For an undeclared war exists between the Carricks and the Ballys and, though many of the townsfolk don''t know it yet, battle lines have already been drawn. On one side stands the leader of the Ballys, Fergus, and his crew of loyal followers. Set against them is the head of the Carricks, Geronimo, and his gang. In the utterly serious world of childhood, a rivalry flourishes that will send ripples through two communities before it is over.
16.
In the Name of the Father (1993) as Driver
Story of Gerry Conlon, purported ringleader of the Guildford Four, a group of three Irishmen and one English woman wrongly imprisoned for the 1974 IRA bombing of a pub in Guildford, England, that left five people dead. Conlon's father Guiseppe was subsequently imprisoned along with six other Conlon
17.
Far And Away (1992) as Driver (Ireland Crew)
A turn-of-the-century story of two young Irish immigrants, he poor and she rich, who flee their homeland to settle in the American West.

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

18.
Calvary (2014)
19.
Byzantium (2013)
When a mother and daughter arrive in a nameless British town and claim to be 200-year-old vampires, local teachers and parents counsel them to get to the bottom of their delusions. However, when people start disappearing, locals must confront the possibility that the two women are, in fact, what th

Misc. Crew (feature film)

20.
When Brendan Met Trudy (2000)
Lonely teacher and movie buff Brendan experiences life in a new way when he runs into Trudy, a woman with a taste for spontaneous, often illegal, and sometimes life-threatening fun.
21.
When Brendan Met Trudy (2000)
Lonely teacher and movie buff Brendan experiences life in a new way when he runs into Trudy, a woman with a taste for spontaneous, often illegal, and sometimes life-threatening fun.

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