some previous independent work

Rebel Prisoner

Radio feature documentary for Newstalk FM about Seamus Cavanagh, a story of rebellion, internment and escape – a British army soldier turned Irish Volunteer he was interned in multiple prisons and camps between 1916-24 including Wormwood Scrubs, Frongoch internment camp and the prison ship Argenta. Producer/Presenter : Otto Schlindwein

Bordervilles

Bordervilles is a podcast series produced around the border of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland Jan-March 2022; with documentary/field recordings, interviews and soundscape. Made with the support of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland through the Creative Individual Recovery Programme. See BORDERVILLES page here. Producer/Presenter: Otto Schlindwein

Songs of Our Friends

Radio feature documentary for RTÉ  Lyric FM about the Inishowen Singing tradition, recorded at its annual festival that was founded over 30 years ago to promote and encourage the singing of the Inishowen peninsula, it has grown into the leading event in the unaccompanied singing calendar welcoming visitors from around the world. The programme examines this vibrant living tradition and savours the atmosphere of a festival of spontaneous interaction and performances that generate a unique cultural experience. Producer/Presenter : Otto Schlindwein

Way Out

Radio feature documentary produced  for Resonance FM about London’s  Way Out Club ~  one of the world’s leading transgender nightclubs, that for over 25 years has been providing a safe space for transgender people and their friends to socialise and express themselves, creating a family of regulars who gather every Saturday night in celebration of diversity.

Dominoes

Portrait of New York City, Sept 2002/2003. We interviewed random people on the street and returned to speak to them again the following year. Winner of  LIM award for Best Documentary.

Descendants

Documentary exploring a shared heritage of Ireland through unaccompanied song and
roaming camera footage. Featuring Rosie Stewart (TG4 Singer 2004), Sylvia Barnes (Scots Singer of 2006), Luke Cheevers of Dublin, John Kennedy of Antrim, Kerry’s Éilís Kennedy (of Lumiere) and introducing Niamh Duggan of Tory Island.

~ City 13 ~

A series of 13 short films exploring the cultural make-up of a city through
observation, fiction, monologue and music.

Farrier of Biesingen

Immersed in his work and defined by the landscape.

Roses are pink…

Profile of transgender adult film star, producer and plastic surgery consultant Gia Darling, for Ch4  FourDocs

~ 465 ~

Short experimental film inspired by the censorship number given to Samuel Beckett in 1934 for ‘More Pricks Than Kicks’