Ryan Kernaghan

Directors of Photography

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Ryan’s most recent feature, Boys From County Hell, directed by Chris Baugh, received its World Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival 2020. This follows his debut feature, the darkly comic revenge thriller Bad Day for the Cut which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Drama includes, Karen Pirie,  Ted Lasso S2 and The Hunt for Raoul Moat directed by, amongst others, Lee Haven Jones and Gareth Bryn.

FEATURES / DRAMA

THE HUNT FOR RAOUL MOAT
Prod. World Productions
Dir. Gareth Bryn

WRECKED (S1)
Prod. Euston Films
Dir. Chris Baugh

KAREN PIRIE
Prod. World Productions
Dir. Gareth Bryn

TED LASSO (S2 – Eps 5, 6)
Prod. Apple TV
Dir. Erica Dunton / Pedro Romhanyi

LINE OF DUTY S6 (Main Unit Days)
Prod. World Productions
Dir. Jed Mercurio

FRANK OF IRELAND (Ep 1 & 6 – Shared Credit)
Prod. Merman
Dir. MJ Delaney

BELFAST (Feature – 2nd Unit)
Prod. TKBC
Dir. Kenneth Branagh

THE BAY S2
Prod. ITV Studios
Dir. Robert Quinn / Julia Ford

BOYS FROM COUNTY HELL (Feature)
Prod. Six Mile Productions
Dir. Chris Baugh
World Premiere – Official Selection: Tribeca Film Festival 2020
Winner: Best European Fantastic Feature Film – Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival 2021
Nomination: Best Feature Film – Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival 2021
Nomination: Stunts – Dublin International Film Festival 2021

THE BAY S1
Prod. ITV Studios
Dir. Lee Haven Jones / Robert Quinn

THE DEVIL’S DOORWAY (Feature)
Prod. Thomas Riley Productions
Dir. Aislinn Clarke
Nomination: Grand Jury Prize – Seattle International Film Festival 2018
Nomination: Jury Prize for Best Film – Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival 2018
Nomination: Jury Prize for Best Director – Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival 2018
Official Selection: Cinepolcalypse 2018 at Music Box Theatre in Chicago

VERA S9 (Ep 1)
Prod. ITV Studios
Dir. Paul Gay

VERA – S8 (Ep 3)
Prod. ITV Studios
Dir. Chris Baugh

BAD DAY FOR THE CUT (Feature)
Prod. Six Mile Hill
Dir. Chris Baugh
Nomination: Breakthrough Producer – BIFA 2017
Nomination: Best First Feature – Philadelphia Film Festival 2017
Nomination: Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Irish Film and Television Awards 2017
Official Selection: Sundance Film Festival 2017
Official Selection: Edinburgh International Film Festival 2017
Official Selection: Galway Film Fleadh 2017

A PATCH OF FOG (Feature – Additional Photography)
Prod. The Fyzz
Dir. Michael Lennox
Nomination: The Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature – Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016
Nomination: British Independant Film Award for Best Debut Screenwriter – British Independant Film Awards 2016

TEACUP TRAVELS
Prod. BB / Plum Films
Dir. Simon Hynd

STUMPY’S BRAE
Prod. BBC
Dir. Chris Baugh

DOCUMENTARY

DIGGING FOR BRITAIN
Prod. Impossible Pictures

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: MAKING HISTORY
Prod. 360 Productions

SHORT FILMS

THE CAPTORS
Prod. Six Mile Hill
Dir. Chris Baugh
Official Selection: 28th Galway Film Fleadh 2016
Official Selection: Boston Irish Film Festival 2016
Official Selection: San Francisco Irish Film Festival 2016
Official Selection: Shreikfest 2016

SHORT SHARP SHOCKS
Prod. Final Girl Films)
Dir. Aislinn Clark

UNHAPPY ENDINGS
Prod. AntiHero Films
Dir. Steven & Wayne Benson
Winner: Honourable Mention for Short Narrative – Queens World Film Festival 2016
Nomination: Festival Prize for Best Short Film – Fanatasporto 2017
Nomination: Jury Award for Best Short Narrative – Queens World Film Festival 2016
Nomination: Best Short Film – Belfast Film Festival Short Competition

MIME
Prod. Sterling
Dir. Peter Stephenson

TAKING THE BOAT
Prod. Sterling
Dir. Lisa Keogh

THE LIGHTHOUSE KEEPERS
Prod. Sterling
Dir. Aislinn Clark
Official Selection: Short Film of the Week – Daily Grindhouse

IGLOO
Dir. Mik Duffy

BOYS FROM COUNTY HELL
Prod. Six Mile Productions
Dir. Chris Baugh
Winner: Festival Prize for Best Irish Short – Kerry Film Festival 2012
Winner: Festival Prize for Best Irish Narrative – Kerry Film Festival 2012
Official Selection: Toronto Irish Film Festival 2014
Official Selection: Boston Irish Film Festival 2014
Official Selection: Belfast Film Festival 2013
Official Selection: Dead by Dawn 2013
Official Selection: Nocturna Film Festival 2013
Official Selection: New Orleans Horror Film Festival 2012

JOGGED
Prod. Red Ray Films
Dir. Richard Crawford

OF THE SEA
Dir. Patrick Maxwell

HARDY HANDS
Dir. Chris Baugh

42
Dir. David Cooke

COMMERCIALS

David Eustace: PHA: Boxer / PHA: Fog / Roxy Bingo
Paul Gay: Britain’s Got Talent / Pringles
Phil Crothers: Spar Christmas / BT / Power / Lidl / Power / Subway
Robert James: Rushmore / The Getaway (feat. Joel McHale) / Fire Rescue Service / N.I.T.B

PROMOS

David Euston: The Fratellis