THE SWALLOW feature film - in post production THE SWALLOW

In a small house by the sea, a woman begins a letter to an unknown correspondent – feature film funded by The Arts Council

TO THE MOON feature film TO THE MOON

A cinematic ode to the moon. Structured as a lunar cycle, the film moves through tales of love, songs of longing, myths of madness, dreams of innocence and the nightmare of colonialism, building to a timely reminder of our fragility beneath the moon's mysterious light.

THE GREAT WALL feature documentary THE GREAT WALL

'The Great Wall has been completed at its most southerly point'. So begins Kafka’s short story 'At the Building of the Great Wall of China', and so, at Europe’s heavily militarised south-eastern frontier, begins this film. In the shadow of its own narratives of freedom, Europe has been building its own great wall. Like its Chinese precursor, this wall has been piecemeal in construction, diverse in form and dubious in utility. 'The Great Wall' moves across fortified landscapes, pausing with those whose lives are framed by borders. Moving inward toward the seat of power, the film holds the European project up to a dazzling cinematic light, refracted through Kafka’s mysterious text; ultimately questioning the nature of power. See for screening info and press.

YXIMALLOO Feature documentary - with Feargal Ward YXIMALLOO

A unique observational documentary exploring the difficult life and obscure work of the cult Japanese musician of the same name. Part-funded by the Irish Film Board. Winner of the Prix Premier for first feature at FiD Marseille 2014.

BOW ST. Short documentary BOW ST.

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. Funded by the Arts Council.

BOXING Short documentary - with Feargal Ward BOXING

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.

QUARANTINE Short documentary - with Feargal Ward QUARANTINE

Each Tuesday, in St. Luke's hospital in Dublin, the door to Radioactive Iodine Suite B is shut behind a patient who remains there, alone, until the end of the week. Funded through the Irish Film Board's shorts scheme, Quarantine is an intimate portrait of one woman's solitary time with illness, fate and faith. Co-produced by Pat Collins, Harvest Films.


Tadhg O'Sullivan is a film-maker, editor, sound designer and sound recordist based in Carlow, Ireland. His work has been screened at FiD Marseille, MOMA Doc Fortnight, CPH:DOX, RIDM Montreal, Dokufest Kosovo, New Horizons Wroclaw and many other festivals worldwide. His projects have been regularly supported by the Irish Film Board and the Arts Council of Ireland. In 2015 and again in 2017 he was recipient of the Art Council's film bursary.

He is a member of the boards of Visual, Carlow, and of the Irish Film Institute.



Twitter: @tadhgosullivan