Ian has a flair for finding relatable human moments in film and crafting them into something that feels true. A performance director with a passion for storytelling and an ability to connect with audiences, he is driven by empathy, emotion, and delight in working with actors, whether they’re street cast or Oscar nominees.
His debut commercial was featured in Shots and won him an ICAD for Direction. Since then his commercial work has won a haul of Bells and gongs with iconic campaigns for clients like ESB, FBD, and An Post.
His first feature film, ’The Runway’, premiered at the Director’s Guild of America in Los Angeles, won numerous festival awards, and was picked up by Tribeca Film for theatrical distribution in the US.