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Edwina Forkin - Producer
Zanzibar Films
Springdale, Lehaunstown, Cabinteely, Dublin 18,
+353 1 444 6466
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www.zanzibarfilms.net

Edwina has been successfully producing independent Irish shorts for many years. Since January 1998, she has been producing under the company name, Zanzibar Productions

Her qualifications include:
Trinity College Dublin - MA
EAVE participant 1998 - Media Business School participant 1999
DIT Business and Project Management 1998-1999

CAREER HISTORY
Credits include:
“Ivor the Insomniac”, 3 minute short, 35mm – The Irish Film Board - Shimmy Marcus
“Inion an Fhiaclora”, 28min Short, 35mm – (TG4 & The Irish Film Board – Oscailt award – (Director - Jacqueline O’Neill)
“10 Steps to the Door”, 25 min Short, 35mm (for TnaG & The Irish Film Board - Oscalite Award - Director - Pearse Lehane)
“Odd Sock” 35mm - (Filmbase/RTE Award - Director – Colette Cullen)
“Gravity”, 3 min Short, 35mm (Director - Romek Delimatra)
“Zanzibar”, 25 Min short, 35 mm – (Director - Chris Roche)
“RoadRunner”, 10 min Short, 35mm – (Director - Dochy Lowe)
“Smile”, Simon Carmody - Pop promo (Director - Jim Sheridan)
“Late, Late Show” - Title Sequence - 35mm. (Director John Hayes)
Fun Lovin’ Criminals & Bastiaan Ragass - (Pop Promo)
“Home” - 10 min, 35mm (Galway Film Centre/RTE Award)
“The Exchange”, 10 min, 35mm (- Arts Council Award)
“Headrush” 2003, feature directed by Shimmy Marcus and developed with the IFB.
"Sugar" 2005, feature directed by Patrick Jolley & Reynold Reynolds
"Swansong: Story of Occi Byrne"2009, feature directed by Conor McDermottroe
"Jack Taylor: The Dramatist" 2013, TV Movie
"Jack Taylor: Priest" 2013, TV Movie
"Jack Taylor: Shot Down" 2013, TV Movie
"The Boring Diary of Frances Noone" 2016, Short Film
"Sanctuary" 2016, Feature - winner of Michael Dwyer Discovery Award at Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2017, Best First Irish Feature Film Award Galway Film Fleadh 2016 and Newport Beach Jury Award 2017


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Filmography
 Film Name  Director  Year
-  Blue Guitar  Paco Torres  2015
-  National Task Force  TBC  2015
-  The Boneyard Boys  Richard Scobie  2015
-  The Treehouse  Damian Harris  2014
-  Apples & Oranges  Richard Scobie  2014
-  After Dark: Black Hollow  TBA  2014
-  Saol  Paco Torres  2014
-  Swansong - The Story of Occi Byrne  Conor McDermottroe  2009
-  Good Cake Bad Cake  Shimmy Marcus  2009
-  Breaking Boundaries  Paul Davey  2008
-  Recoil  Billy McCannon  2005
-  A Dublin Story  Graham Cantwell  2003
-  Headrush  Shimmy Marcus  2002
-  Ivor the Insomniac  Shimmy Marcus  2001
-  Gravity  Romek Delimatra  2001
-  Limbo  Anne Crilly  2001
-  Odd Sock  Colette Cullen  2000
-  Seventh Heaven  Shimmy Marcus  1999
-  Zanzibar  Chris Roche  1998
-  Home  Collette Cullen  1998
-  The Exchange  Chris Reid  1998
-  Roadrunner  Dochy Lowe  
-  Baby Blue  Mary Kelly  
-  Inion an Fhiaclora  Jacqueline O'Neill  
-  Manana  Terry O'Leary  
-  Hitmanforhire.net  Jim Sheridan  
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Related News Articles
11 Apr 2019 'Aithrí/Penance' to Premiere on TG4 on Easter Saturday
08 Oct 2018 Cinema Epoch Acquires U.S. Rights to Tom Collins' 'Penance'
23 Jul 2018 Zanzibar Films & Hold The Page's New Donegal Crime Drama Acquired by Kew Media
11 May 2018 Cannes Round-Up: 2 Irish Screenings & Host of Irish Productions Selling at Cannes Market
29 Mar 2018 Starline Entertainment to Handle Worldwide Sales of Tom Collin's 'Penance'
15 Mar 2018 Irish Cinema Release Date Announced For Chris Kelly's 'A Cambodian Spring'
06 Mar 2018 Zanzibar Films Set To Shoot New Feature Film In Sligo
23 Jan 2018 Spotlight: George Morrison Feature Documentary – IFTA Nominations
02 Nov 2017 Fiona Ashe to Direct Comedy/Drama 'The Irish Layover' in Ireland and Los Angeles
11 Jul 2017 'Sanctuary' Director Len Collin

 



 
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