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Joe Ahearne

Joe Ahearne

Writer-Director

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Natasha Galloway
Assistant: Georgina Carrigan
+ 44 (0) 20 3214 0860
About

Joe created the series ULTRAVIOLET for World Productions, which aired on Channel 4 in the UK and the Sci-Fi Network in the US. Joe has also written and directed episodes of THIS LIFE and STRANGE , as well as the two-part drama-documentary Space Odyssey: Voyage To The Planets for the BBC and the Discovery Channel which Fox TV Studios adapted into the scripted series DEFYING GRAVITY. Joe was the director of five episodes of the 2005 incarnation of the BBC's DOCTOR WHO, for which he was nominated for his first BAFTA.   Joe has written several comic books for Marvel, most recently the Fantastic Four series.

In Development
ProductionCompanyNotes
ASH
(2015)
BBCAs Writer
Adaptation of The Ghosts of Sleath by James Herbert
SEIZURE
(2014)
FOX / 20th Century Fox TV As Writer
Pilot
CHARIOTS OF THE GODS
(2014)
Sonar EntertainmentAs Writer
Pilot
FRENCH WINDOW
(2013)
Panorama MediaAs Writer
Prods: Sean Furst, Bryan Furst, Nicole Cauverin, Chris Miller
Attached: Rosamund Pike
THE LAST DAY OF CREATION
(2013)
X FilmeAs Writer
LONELY WEREWOLF GIRL
(2013)
Warp / Film4As Writer
Feature adaptation of the book by Martin Millar
Film
ProductionCompanyNotes
TRANCE
(2013)
Cloud Eight FilmsCo-Writer with John Hodge
Dir: Danny Boyle
Prod:Christian Colson
Cast: James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson and Vincent Cassel
Television
ProductionCompanyNotes
DA VINCI'S DEMONS
(2013)
Starz/BBC WorldwideAs Writer
Dir: Paul Wilmhurst
THE SECRET OF CRICKLEY HALL
(2012)
BBCAs Writer/Director: 3 x 1 hr
Adaptation of the book by James Herbert
APPARITIONS
(2008)
Lime Pictures/BBCAs Writer x 6 eps
As Director x 4 eps
THIS LIFE + 10
(2007)
World/ BBCAs Director
PERFECT PARENTS
(2006)
Granada/ITVTV Movie
As Writer/Director.

Winner: Maximo Diamond Award, Rome Fiction Festival 2007
Winner: Best TV Movie, Rome Fiction Festival 2007
Winner: Best TV Movie Script, Rome Fiction Festival 2007
DOCTOR WHO
(2005)
BBC Wales for BBC 1As Director: 5 x 45 min

Winner: Best Drama Series, BAFTA Television Awards, 2006
Nominated: Best Director, BAFTA Craft Awards, 2006
Winner: Best Drama Series, Broadcast Awards, 2006
Nominated: Best Drama Series RTS Awards 2006
SPACE ODYSSEY
(2004)
BBC/DiscoveryAs Writer/Director: 2 x 1hr
STRANGE
(2003)
BBCAs Director
Pilot + 3 eps
DARK REALM
(2001)
Warner Bros.As Director
x 1 ep
TRANCE
(2001)
Icon/SkyTV Movie
As Writer/Director
PARENTS' NIGHT
(2001)
Tiger Aspect/Channel 4As Writer: 1 x 1hr
ULTRAVIOLET
(1998)
World/Channel 4As Writer/Director: 6 x 1hr
THIS LIFE
(1997)
BBC/WorldAs Director: x 3 eps
As Writer: x2 eps

Winner: Writers’ Guild Award 1997
Short Films
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LATIN FOR A DARK ROOM
(1994)
BBC/Tartan ShortsAs Director

Best of the Fest Edinburgh Film Festival 1994