Selected Credits:

2017

“ATC Branding Video” OMAS Media for ATC.
Wrote, produced, directed and edited a promotional video for ATC, Nick Cave’s Management company in London.

 

“Opry An Iuir”  Big Mountain Productions for TG4 / BBC Alba
Series 6 of this 8 part Daniel O’Donnell presented country music series.
Series Producer: Sally Diver

 

“Saudi Arabia” BBC London for BBC 2 Network.
Promotional information not available before completion
( TX September 2017)

 

“Brain Freeze” Kite Entertainment for CBBC / RTE & Aardman International.
3rd sixteen part series of this Children’s animation for local broadcast with distribution through Aardman Animation.
Director: Ian Kenny Producer: Colm Tobin

 

“Trump – The Kremlin’s Candidate?” BBC Panorama for BBC 1 Network.
John Sweeney investigates the connection between Trump’s campaign and the Kremlin.
Producer / Director: Matthew Hill.

 

2016

“Terror in Europe” BBC Panorama for BBC 1 Network.
Award winning journalist Peter Taylor OBE, investigates the ISIS attacks in Europe.
Producer / Director: John O’Kane.

 

“Proclamation Day” Big Mountain Productions for RTE.
How young Irish people choose to commemorate the 1916 Rising.
Producer: Frank Agnew Director: Ruth Meehan.

 

“Brexit” BBC Panoramas for BBC 1 Network.
Adrian Childs and Nick Robinson look at the pros and cons of Brexit.
Producer / Director: John O’Kane.

 

2015

“Portillo’s State Secrets” BBC Northern Ireland for BBC 2 Network.
In this 10 part series, Michael Portillo discovers state secrets revealed in recently released cabinet papers.
Producer/Director: John O’Kane

 

“Brain Freeze” Kite Entertainment for CBBC / RTE & Aardman International.
2nd sixteen part series of this Children’s animation for local and international broadcast with distribution through Aardman Animation.
Director: Ian Kenny Producer: Colm Tobin.

 

“Britian’s Biggest Diamond Heist”  BBC Panorama for BBC 2 Network.
This fast turnaround Panorama investigated the Hatton Garden safety deposit vault robbery.
Producer/Director: John O’Kane

 

“Is This Rape?” Sex On Trial  BBC Northern Ireland for BBC 3 Network.
Major one hour documentary exploring the issue of consent within teenage Sexual relations.
Producer/Director: John O’Kane

 

2014

“International Branding Videos”
Posted a series of Web Videos for Cosmetics Company Vita Liberata, detailing their latest product range.
Producer / Director: Colin Lewis.

 

“Various titles” OMAS Media for Lifetime Health.
Produced, directed and edited a range of DVDs and CDs for this County Down based Healthcare Company, delivering both Public and Private Healthcare solutions.
Producer / Director: Joe Marcus.

 

“Fermanagh Welcomes You, Naturally”  Cinemedia Ltd for Tourism Ireland.
Wrote and posted this one hour travel documentary presented by Gloria Hunniford for International TV distribution.
Producer / Director: David Donaghy.

 

“Addicts’ Symphony” Big Mountain Productions for Channel 4
Half hour cut down of a documentary following a group of musicians struggling to overcome alcohol and drug addiction
Producer / Director: Philip McGovern For Channel 4

 

2013 

“Daniel O’Donnell 30th Anniversary Special” Big Mountain for TG4 / BBC NI / BBC Alba.
Filmed at the Millennium Hall in Derry, Daniel performs with many special guests.
Producer: Karen Kirby Director: Niamh White

 

“How The North West Was Won” Waldovision for BBC4
This one hour details the history of Ireland’s biggest outdoor sporting event.
Director: Alywn James Producers: Anna Mansfield and Colin James

 

2012

“The 1952 Show”. BBC Northern Ireland for BBC 1 Network.
5 part BBC One Network Series presented by Len Goodman.
A look back at the stories that made the headlines 50 years ago.
Producer / Director: Gloria Wood

 

“Master Crafter”Series 2. Big Mountain Productions for RTE.
Second series of the BAI funded Craft based ob-doc competition.
Series Producer: Mark O’Neill.

 

2011

“Mary From Dungloe”. Lugh Films for TG4.
Hour long docu-drama, telling the true story of the woman behind Donegal’s famous beauty pageant.
Producer / Director: Loic Jourdain

 

2010

“Banríon an Cheoil” (Queen of Music) Lugh Films and Gallan Films Funded by BCI / ILBF for BBC NI and TG4.
A one hour documentary about a group of musicians trying to revive the traditional harping techniques of the old Gaelic society that disappeared in the turbulent 17th Century. The film culminates in the completion of the building of a replica of the famous Downhill Harp, ( The Guinness Harp), last played at the Belfast Harp Festival in 1792, and a concert performance by some of the top harpists from around the world.
Producer / Director: Loic Jourdain

 

“Joey Dunlop Remembered”. Waldovision for BBC NI
This forty moving documentary remembers the most successful road racer of all time, who tragically died in Estonia in July 2000.
Producer: Colin James Director: Alwyn James

 

“Are you related to an American President?” Big Mountain Productions for BBC NI.
Seventeen US presidents claimed Irish ancestry. This one hour documentary follows two people from Northern Ireland as they trace their family tree back to the White House and beyond.
Producer / Director: Brendan Hughes


2009

In 2009, Joe was commissioned by BBC Northern Ireland and TG4 to write, produce and direct a four part Irish language archive series.
“Amharc Aneas” (View from the South), which combines insightful interviews with clips of Newsreels, explores the relationship between Northern Ireland and the Republic in the early 1960’s. It was put forward by TG4 for a Focal Archive award and is repeated on TG4 every year.
Producer / Director: Joe Marcus

 

2008

“Breaking Boundaries” Zanzibar Films for Setanta Sports and BBC Northern Ireland, funded by BAI.
This one hour documentary follows the Irish Cricket team on their amazing roller coaster journey at the ICC’s Cricket World Cup in the Caribbean.
Producer: Edwina Forkin Supervising Director: Shimmy Marcus

 

Stanley Woods – Forgotten Hero”. Waldovision Ltd. Funded by BAI for RTE.
This hour long documentary tells the remarkable story of the Dublin born pre-war motor-cycle racing champion, who at one stage was the most famous Irishman in the world, but who has since been forgotten.
Producer: Colin James Director: Alywn James.

 

2007

“On The Air” (Series 2) Flickerpix for BBC Northern Ireland.
10 X 5 minute animation series based on the antics of BBC radio DJ, Stephen Nolan
Producer / Director: Joel Simon.

 

“Built Memories” Big Mountain Productions for BBC Northern Ireland.
Insightful arts documentary about a retired VAT inspector turned painter.
Producer: Jane Kelly Director: Philip McGovern

 

“Future Weapons” Waddell Media for Discovery Channel USA.
10 X 2 minute Web clips based on the hit US TV Series.
Producer: Jennine Waddell Director: David Cummings

 

Pre- 2007 credits include:

“Charge of the Bike Brigade”
4 part motorcycle road racinbg archive series for BBC NI – Waldovision

 

“Idir Dha Chomhairle”
half hour arts doc for NIFTC / TG4 – MGTV Productions

 

“Secrets of the Lough”
MGTV 6 part magazine series for BBC NI.

 

“Head Rush”
High Def Feature Film for Zanzibar Films.

 

“School Choir of the Year”
26 part live music series for UTV.

 

“The Swinging 60’s”
Independent Pictures 9 part series for TG4.

 

“Fun Lovin’ Criminals”
Zanzibar Films Live concert for USA DVD Release.

 

“Into the West”
Additional editing with Jim Sheridan for Mirimax Films.

 

“The Beach Boys”
Black Cat Productions One Hour 25th Anniversary special.

 

“The Cranberries”
Corner Stone Music Video for Island Records.

 

Full CV Available on Request.