Neil O’Connor


Neil began his career as a filmmaker (B.A in Film – National Film School, IADT) and in 2007, he received a score commission to work with the RTE Symphony Orchestra. Since then, he completed a PhD in Music Composition at Trinity College. He has scored a number of features, documentaries, animations, commercials, shorts films for the Irish Film Board and Independent production houses, some of which have won international prizes and have premiered at the Sundance, Berlin and Tribeca Film Festivals.

Working in a multitude of styles in genres (both orchestral and electronic) as a performer and composer, Neil has his own studio for recording and mixing in 5.1.

Selected Filmography, as composer

Road Safety Authority (UK):
Directed by Dave Magnier
Commercial – 0 30″

A Coat That Fits:
Directed by Jack O Shea
Irish Film Board ‘Frameworks’ Animation – 8′

Without Name:
Directed by Lorcan Finnegan
Irish Film Board ‘Catalyst’ Feature Film – 90′

The Cherishing:
Directed by Dave Tynan
Short – 9′

Medicated Milk:
Directed by Aine Stapelton
Fringe Festival Short – 12′

Death Like Pallor:
Directed by Neil O Connor
16mm Short – 9’

Just a Little Bit of Love:
Directed by Peter Foote
16mm Short – 4’

Directed by Eoghan Kidney
Film Board of Ireland Short – 7’

Directed by Brendan Muldowney
Film Board of Ireland, Feature – 95’

Directed by Lorcan Finnegan
Film Board of Ireland, Short – 6’

Two Wheels Good:
Directed by Barry Murphy
Film Board of Ireland, Short – 8’

Loosing Cock:
Directed by Maria Aroy
Media Factory Productions, Short – 7’