Feargal Ward

The Great Wall

The Great Wall

(2015, 75mins, Reel Art/The Arts Council)

directed by Tadhg O'Sullivan, director of photography Feargal Ward. New feature film exploring European borders and power through the short story The Building of the Great Wall of China by Franz Kafka

The Great Wall premiered at CPH:DOX Copenhagen before screening at MOMA New York as part of Documentary Fortnight . Subsequent festival screenings included DOCSS Sardinia (Best Film Award), Docpoint Helsinki, San Fransisco DocFest, Open City Documentary Festival (London) and FID Marseille 2016. view +
Yximalloo

Yximalloo

(2014, 75 mins, Irish Film Board)

directed by Feargal Ward & Tadhg O'Sullivan. Yximalloo premiered at FID Marseille in 2014 where it won the Prix Premier prize. Subsequent film festival screenings include New Horizons Film Festival (Wroclav, Poland), the 43rd Festival de Nouveau Cinema (Montreal, Canada), the 59th Cork Film Festival and Olhar de Cinema ‘15 (Curitiba, Brazil).    view +
This Land 1970-1979

This Land 1970-1979

(2013, 13 minutes)

This Land  is a single channel video piece that was screened in the Joinery Gallery, Dublin as part of the show The Land with artist Adrian Duncan in September 2013 and as part of Culture Night 2013.Through (re)appropriation of archive, this film explores the narratives and ideas, values and ideologies projected onto the archive by the State broadcaster, and how these representations may influence our sense of shared collective memory. view +
Reframe

Reframe

(2012, 3 mins, RTE/The Arts Council)

directed by Tadhg O'Sullivan, camera: Feargal Ward. Commissioned by the Arts Council and RTÉ as part of the ‘Into the Light’ series, the film was broadcast as part of RTÉ1's arts show ‘The Works’ in 2012. view +
Quarantine

Quarantine

(2012, 15 mins, Irish Film Board 'Reality Bites')

directed by Feargal Ward & Tadhg O'Sullivan. Quarantine is an intimate portrait of one woman's solitary time with illness, fate and faith. Co-produced by Pat Collins, Harvest Films. It received a special mention at the 56th Cork Film Festival and was broadcast by RTE in 2014. view +
No Sound

No Sound

(2011, 3mins 40secs)

Music Video for Thread Pulls, directed by Feargal Ward view +
What We Leave in our Wake

What We Leave in our Wake

(2010, 70 mins, Harvest films & Irish Film Board)

directed by Pat Collins, camera: Feargal Ward & Colm Hogan. Nominated for an IFTA Award for Best Documentary Feature, it screened as part of Dublin Contemporary and was broadcast by RTE in Febuary 2011. view +
Bow Street

Bow Street

(2009, 25 mins, The Arts Council)

directed by Tadhg O'Sullivan, camera: Feargal Ward. A narrow Dublin street of bustling barristers, bowed street-drinkers, box-ticking tourists, broke or broken seekers-of-a-free-lunch. An urban film-portrait that hurries and slows to the criss-crossing paces of a hundred passers-by.Winner best short documentary at 2010 Galway Film Fleadh. view +
Boxing

Boxing

(2008, 22 mins)

directed by Feargal Ward & Tadhg O'Sullivan. A poetic portrait of an inner city Dublin boxing club, the characters who frequent it and the area surrounding it. An uncommissioned, self-funded work, Boxing was shot over several months and combines observational strands, staged elements and still photographs to create a study of masculinity and the city. view +

About

I am a film-maker and camera operator based between Dublin and Berlin. My work has been broadcast extensively, including Al Jazeera, RTE and Channel 4. My camera and directorial work has screened at film festivals worldwide. I am interested in collaborating on ambitious and challenging film projects.

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