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Cathy Brady

Cathy Brady

Cathy is a two-time IFTA-winning director, having won Best Short in 2011 for her first film, Small Change, and again in 2013 for Morning, which was also selected for the London Film Festival 2012 and won the Short Film prize for the European Film Awards at Cork Film Festival. 

In 2011, Cathy directed the BIFA-nominated short Rough Skin (written by Laura Lomas and starring Vicky McClure) as part of Channel 4’s Coming Up scheme. Her short film, Wasted, competed at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in 2013. In the same year, Cathy was named one of Screen International’s Stars of Tomorrow. 

In 2014, Cathy directed on the BAFTA-nominated drama-thriller series Glue. Most recently, she directed Stefanie Preissner’s television comedy series Can’t Cope/Won’t Cope for Dead Pan Pictures and RTE, which is currently showing on BBC Three. Her debut feature as writer-director, Wildfire, was released in 2020, produced by Carlo Cresto-Dina (The Wonders, Cannes Grand Jury Prize 2014) for Cowboy Films. Recently, she directed two episodes of The Doll Factory (Buccaneer Media/Paramount+), a television thriller-drama based on the novel of the same name. 

Agent: Camille McCurry, United Agents