St Patrick’s Day with Daniel O’Donnell – Big Mountain for BBCNI ( 1 x 60 Min)
Daniel O’Donnell celebrates Saint Patrick’s day with guests in the one hour music special.
Secrets of your Takeaway – Firecrest Films for BBC 1 ( 1 x 30 min)
Tina Dehealey investigates how big tech disruptors like Just Eat and Deliveroo are running illegal kitchens with fatal consequences.
Trump – What Next? – BBC Panorama for BBC 1 ( 1 x 30 min)
On the eve of the midterm elections, can President Trump survive calls for his impeachment?
Weinstein: The Inside Story – BBC Current Affairs for PBS Network, USA (1 x 60 min)
This programme examines the complex web of lawyers, journalists and private detectives deployed to keep Harvey Weinstein’s secrets hidden. BBC / PBS Co-Production.
Blackburn Re-Visited – BBC Panorama for BBC 1 ( 1 x 30 min)
Racial tensions in Blackburn were the subject of a Panorama in 2008. We return to see if anything has changed.
One Track Minds – OMAS Media / This Is Very Fine Productions (1 x 30 min)
Filmed, edited and directed a half-hour pilot for a new music television format.
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Degrees from Extinction – JFR Media (1 x 20 min)
20-minute pilot for a feature length documentary about global warming, filmed all over the world.
Producer / Director: Joyce Ferder Rankin. Executive Producer: Dan Rather from CBS News.
The House of Saud – BBC Current Affairs for BBC2 ( 1 x 60 min)
Edited one of a three part investigation into the corruption and human rights abuses of one of the richest countries in the world.
The Big Bank Fix – BBC Panorama for BBC1 ( 1 x 30 min)
BBC Economics correspondent Andrew Verity reveals the banking scandal that goes all the way to the top of the Bank of England.
Britain’s Benefit Cap – BBC Panorama for BBC1 ( 1 x 30 min)
Richard Bilton investigates the devastating effect of the latest Government’s benefit cap on the poorest and most vulnerable families in the UK.
ATC Branding Video
Posted a branding video for Nick Cave’s management company ATC.
Trump: The Kremlin Candidate? – BBC Panorama for BBC1 (1 x 30 min)
John Sweeney investigates the leaked CIA dossier and the “Bromance” between Trump and Putin.
Trump’s New America – BBC Current Affairs for BBC1 (1 x 30 min)
Hilary Andersson explores what the Trump Presidency means for America.
Why We Voted Leave: Britain Speaks – BBC Current Affairs for BBC1 (1 x 30 min)
Adrian Childs explores the fallout for Britain, after the Brexit Referendum.
The Big EU Reality Check – BBC Current Affairs for BBC1 (1 x 30 min)
Nick Robinson separates fact from fiction in this pre- Referendum doc.
Inside Europe’s Terror Networks – BBC Panorama for BBC1 (1 x 60 min)
An investigation from Peter Taylor into how ISIS set up and ran the terror networks behind the Paris and Brussels attacks.
How Hackers Steal Your ID – BBC Panorama for BBC1 (1 x 30 min)
Joe shared the off-line on this fast turnaround Panorama investigating the hacking of UK Company Talk Talk and the relevant issues around cyber security.
Is This Rape? Sex On Trial – BBC NI for BBC3 (1 x 60 min)
Joe shared the off-line exploring the issue of consent within teenage Sexual relations. Put forward by BBC 3 for a BAFTA nomination for best young people’s programme.
Nominated for a Broadcast Award for Best Original Programme.
Britain’s Biggest Diamond Heist – BBC Panorama for BBC2 (1 x 30 min)
Joe shared the off-line on this fast turnaround Panorama investigating the Hatton Garden safety deposit vault robbery.
Portillo’s State Secrets – BBC NI for BBC2 (10 x 30 min)
Joe cut three of this ten part series following Michael Portillo as he discovers state secrets revealed in recently released cabinet papers.
Fermanagh Welcomes You, Naturally – Cinemedia Ltd for Tourism Ireland (1 x 60 min)
Wrote, co- directed and posted this one-hour documentary presented by Gloria Hunniford about what there is to see and do in Fermanagh, for International TV distribution.
Wrote, produced, edited and directed a range of DVDs and CDs for this County Down based Healthcare Company,
delivering both Public and Private Healthcare solutions.
International Branding Videos
Web Videos for Cosmetics Company Vita Liberata, detailing their product range.
Spotlight – BBC NI
BBC Northern Ireland’s flagship current affairs programme. Edited three programmes in the autumn run.
BBC Network Daytime Tasters
Edited two BBC Northern Ireland taster pitches to BBC Network Daytime Commissioning Editor, Jo Street.
Resulted in two series network commissions, “First Time on the Front Line” and “Portillo’s State Secrets”.
Daniel O’Donnell: One hour 30th Anniversary Special – Big Mountain for TG4 & BBC
Filmed at the Millennium Hall in Derry, Daniel performs with many special guests.
Opry from Newry – Big Mountain for TG4 (7 x 60 min)
Live music multi-camera concerts, filmed in Newry Town Hall, featuring top Country Music artists. Presented by Daniel O’Donnell.
The 1952 Show – BBC NI for BBC 1 Network
Shared the off-line on this five part BBC Network Series presented by Len Goodman. A look back at the stories that made the headlines in 1952.
Father and Son – Big Mountain for BBC NI and TG4 (1 x 30 min)
This half hour documentary explores the relationship between sons and their famous fathers.
Repeated annually on Father’s Day on TG4.
Craft Master – Big Mountain for RTE (6 x 30 min)
Wrote and edited this reality series looking for the best of Irish craft makers. BAI funded competition series judged by six masters of Irish crafts.
Mary From Dungloe – Lugh Films for TG4 (1 x 60 min)
Docu-drama telling the true story of the woman behind Donegal’s famous beauty pageant, her banishment to Australia for an illicit love affair and what became of her family.
How The North West Was Won – Waldovision for BBC NI / BBC 4 (1 x 60 min)
Archive documentary about the history of Ireland’s largest outdoor sporting event.
Traffic Blues, Series 2 – Big Mountain for RTE (6 x 30 min)
Wrote and edited this series following the men and women of the Garda Traffic Corps, covering road crime around Ireland.
Are You Related to an American President? – Big Mountain for BBC NI (1 x 60 min)
Seventeen US presidents claimed Irish ancestry. This documentary follows two people from Northern Ireland as they trace their family tree back to the White House and beyond.
Joey Dunlop Remembered – Waldovision for BBC NI (1 x 30 min)
Half hour remembering the most successful road racer of all time, who tragically died in Estonia in July 2000.
Queen of Music – Lugh Films for BBC NI and TG4 (1 x 60 min)
Filmed over the course of a year, in Ireland and France, this ob doc follows a group of musicians trying to revive the traditional harping techniques that disappeared in the 17th Century.
Amharc Aneas (View from the South) – BBC NI and TG4
Joe was commissioned to write, produce, direct and edit this four part series which combines insightful interviews with clips of the Irish Cinema Newsreel “Amharc Eireann”
which was filmed North and South from 1959 to 1963. The series explores the relationship between Northern Ireland and the Republic in the period between the end of the IRA border campaign and the start of the Troubles.
The series was put forward by TG4 for a nomination to the Focal Awards for Best of use of Archive. It is still repeated annually on TG4.
Breaking Boundaries – Zanzibar Films for Setanta Sports and BBC NI (1 x 60 min)
Documentary that follows the Irish Cricket team on their amazing roller coaster journey at the ICC’s Cricket World Cup in the Caribbean.
Bright Edge – Big Mountain for BBC NI (10 x 30 min)
Fast turnaround weekly entertainment show, cut on location.
Stanley Woods – Forgotten Hero – Waldovision Ltd for RTE (1 x 60 min)
Documentary that tells the remarkable story of the pre-war motorcycle racing champion, who at one stage was the most famous Irishman in the world.
Vets – Ulysses Films NI for TG4 ( 6 x 30 min)
Six part television drama series about the goings on in a rural clinic.
Fear Na nOillean – Lugh Films for TG4 (BCI) (1 x 60 min)
The story of how one man saved the threatened population of Tory Island.
Winner: “Gold Torc Spirit of the Festival” award at the Celtic Film Festival 2007.
Charge of the Bike Brigade – Waldovision for BBC NI (4 x 30 min)
Archive series detailing the birth and growth of road racing in Northern Ireland.
Secrets of the Lough – MGTV for BBC NI (6 x 30 min)
Magazine series presented by Stephen Nolan detailing interesting things to see and do around Belfast Lough.
Headrush – Ipso Facto / Zanzibar Films HD Feature Film starring Stephen Burkoff.
Irish Dutch Co-Produced feature film. Drug fuelled black comedy caper.
Winner of multiple international awards.
South City Beat – Stirling Productions for BBC NI ( 6 x 30 min)
Ob-doc series covering the transition from the RUC to the Police Service of Northern Ireland.
The 1960s in Ireland – Independent Pictures for TG4 (9 x 30 min)
Archive series detailing the huge cultural and social changes in Ireland during the swinging 60’s.
Fun Lovin’ Criminals Live at the Point – Zanzibar Films
Multicamera concert edit for a US DVD release
1798, Then and Now – Louis Marcus Productions for TG4 (1 x 60 min)
Documentary on the legacy of the Irish rebellion.
The Irish Condition – Louis Marcus Productions for RTE (6 x 60 min)
Major documentary television series, examining the identity of the Irish on the centenary of the founding of the Gaelic League.
Into The West with Jim Sheridan for Miramax
Additional editing. Producer Tim Palmer, who Joe had previously worked with, asked him to re-cut the film with Jim, before delivery to Mirimax.
25 Years of The Beach Boys – Black Cat Productions (1 x 60 min)
In depth documentary on their first 25 years made for International distribution.
Director: Michael Feeney Callan.
The Cranberries: “Uncertain” – Cornerstone Films for Island Records
Their 1st single release, directed by Brendan Galvin.
Employment History: 1991 – present: Freelance Editor.
1990 – 1991: Staff Editor at Screen Scene, Dublin. Credits for that year include:
The Cranberries 1st single “Uncertain”. 25 Years of The Beach Boys, one-hour documentary.
1989: Editor/ Sound Recordist at Anner Post-Production, Dublin.
Edited news, corporates, documentaries and music videos in 1” tape suites.
1988 – 1989: Location Sound Recordist and VT Editor at Scanner TV, London.
Travelled the UK, covering news events for foreign correspondents.
Also cut current affairs programmes and daily half hour news programmes for Italian and Scandinavian stations at Visnews.
1988: Staff editor at Number Ten Post-Production, Dublin.
Edited over 30 music videos directed by Eugene O’Connor and several hour long documentaries for PBS America including
“The History of Flight” and “Rommel – The Desert Fox”.
1984-1986: Runner at Windmill Lane Studios.
Trained in all aspects of Film, Video and Audio post-production at Ireland’s leading post house and recording studio, when U2 were recording with Brian Eno.
1981- 1988: Film Location and Edit Assistant for Louis Marcus Film Productions.
16mm and 35mm location filming around Ireland and assistant film editor to Joe’s father, twice Oscar nominated documentary film maker, Louis Marcus.