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Imelda C. O'Reilly

Faz In Ate Films

Imelda O'Reilly is an Irish born award winning filmmaker with an M.F.A in film from Columbia University. Additionally, she is a poet and playwright. She is an Associate professor at JMU.

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Imelda O’Reilly is an independent Irish born writer and filmmaker. Her award-winning short films and feature screenplay have been represented at over a hundred film festivals internationally, including Cannes Film Festival, Rhode Island International Film Festival, Cinequest Film and Creativity Film Festival, BAM, DOC NYC, Black Maria Film Festival, International Film Festival de Creteil, to name a few. As a commissioned writer on Song For New York with Mabou Mines her work was developed through the Sundance Theater Lab. Her piece from Song for New York was recently performed as part of the Mabou Mines 50th Anniversary in New York City (2022). She is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship to Morocco where her film Bricks, Beds and Sheep’s Heads was nominated for a Student Academy Awards. Imelda’s short film Eggs and Soldiers was broadcast on RTE Ireland’s leading TV Station, and is distributed through ShortsTV Europe. It won a Tonino Guerra Award for screenwriting from the Chicago Art-house Blow-Up Film

Professional Credits
Suspicious Minds - 2023 (Writer/Director/Producer)
Tumbling Towards Home - 2021
Eggs and Soldiers
Bricks, Beds and Sheep's Heads
The Seamonster & the Milk Thistle
Hot Cross Buns
Lily in the Woods
Industry Awards
Nominated for a Student Academy Award - 2007