Ross Whitaker's first feature film, the self-funded SAVIOURS, was selected for theatrical release in Ireland and acclaimed as "best Irish film of 2008" (Sunday Tribune) and more recently as one of the "100 Best Irish Films of All Time" (Sunday Times).
Ross subsequently made the multi-award winning short documentary BYE BYE NOW in 2009 (Winner Silverdocs, Nashville and several other festivals), the epic television documentary BLIND MAN WALKING in 2010 ("moving and powerful," Irish Independent) and the Prime Time political documentary THE BAILOUT in 2011 ("superb... riveting," Sunday Independent).
HOME TURF (2011) had its International Premiere at Hot Docs in 2012 and has screened at Krakow, Silverdocs and won the 'Man and Nature' award at Film Festival Della Lessinia.
His television work includes the acclaimed IFTA-nominated factual programme NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED, IFTA-nominated ALL IRELAND TALENT SHOW for RTE Entertainment, IFTA-nominated JEDWARD'S DREAM FACTORY for RTE Young Peoples and BIG TIME for RTE Sport/IFB/BAI.
Ross is commissioning editor of Film Ireland Magazine and festival programmer of Stranger Than Fiction, Dublin's Documentary Festival.
Get in touch if you would like to enquire about my past work, current projects or how I can help you.