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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
THE BEAST
(2013)
DisneyLive-action reimagining of BEAUTY & THE BEAST.
David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman producing, alongside Disney's LouAnne Brickhouse
FRENCH WINDOW
(2013)
Panorama MediaRosamund Pike attached. Producers - Sean Furst, Bryan Furst, Nicole Cauverin and Chris Miller
THE LAST DAY OF CREATION
(2013)
X Filme
DA VINCI'S DEMONS
(2013)
Starz/BBC WorldwidePaul Wilmhurst directing his episode
LONELY WEREWOLF GIRL
(2013)
Warp / Film4Writer. Feature adaptation of the book by Martin Millar
Film
ProductionCompanyNotes
TRANCE
(2013)
Cloud Eight FilmsDirected by Danny Boyle, starring James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson and Vincent Cassel. Producer Christian Colson. Screenplay by Joe Ahearne and John Hodge; Story by Joe Ahearne.
Television
ProductionCompanyNotes
THE SECRET OF CRICKLEY HALL
(2012)
BBCWriter/Director. Adaptation of the book by James Herbert. 3 x 1 hr
APPARITIONS
(2008)
Lime Pictures/BBCWriter 6 episodes, Director 4 episodes
THIS LIFE + 10
(2007)
World/ BBCDirector
PERFECT PARENTS
(2006)
Granada/ITVTV Movie - Writer and 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 1Director, 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/DiscoveryWriter/Director. 2 x 1hr
STRANGE
(2003)
BBCDirector, Pilot + 3 episodes
DARK REALM
(2001)
Warner Bros.Director, 1 episode
TRANCE
(2001)
Icon/SkyTV Movie - Writer/Director
PARENTS' NIGHT
(2001)
Tiger Aspect/Channel 41 x 1hr
ULTRAVIOLET
(1998)
World/Channel 46 x 1hr. Writer/Director
THIS LIFE
(1997)
BBC/WorldWinner: Writers’ Guild Award 1997. Director (3 episodes), Writer (2 episodes)
Short Films
ProductionCompanyNotes
LATIN FOR A DARK ROOM
(1994)
BBC/Tartan ShortsDirector. Best of the Fest Edinburgh Film Festival 1994
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