Damien O'Donnell
Damien O'Donnell is an Irish
Ireland is an island to the northwest of continental Europe. It is the third-largest island in Europe and the twentieth-largest island on Earth...

 film director
Film director
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 and writer
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He has directed East is East
East is East (film)
East Is East is a 1999 British black comedy/drama film, written by Ayub Khan-Din and directed by Damien O'Donnell. It is set in a British household of mixed-ethnicity, with a British Pakistani father and an English mother in Salford, Lancashire, in 1971...

(1999), Heartlands
Heartlands (film)
Heartlands is a 2002 film directed by Damien O'Donnell and written by Paul Fraser. It is a comedy-drama-road movie, running at 90 minutes, produced in the United Kingdom. It was screened at the Edinburgh Film Festival.-Plot:...

(2002) and Inside I'm Dancing
Inside I'm Dancing
Inside I'm Dancing, also released under the title Rory O'Shea Was Here, is a 2004 Irish film directed by Damien O'Donnell and starring James McAvoy, Steven Robertson, Romola Garai, and Brenda Fricker...

(2004), amongst others.

He is from Beaumont, Dublin. He has also directed advertisements for Bulmers Original Dry Irish Cider, which is brewed in Thurles Co. Tip.

He received a British Independent Film Awards
British Independent Film Awards
The Moët British Independent Film Awards is an annual award ceremony celebrating achievement in independently funded British film and cinema. Nominations and jury are announced at the beginning of November with the award ceremony taking place in late November or early December.-History:The British...

nomination for East is East. http://www.bifa.org.uk/person.php?person=189

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