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Shimmy Marcus - Director/Educator
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131 Dargle Wood, Knocklyon, Dublin 16.
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Shimmy Marcus is a multi award winning filmmaker working in a variety of formats. In 1999 he won the Miramax Script Writing Award for his feature script 'Headrush' which he also directed. It has won a variety of International awards including Best Feature at festivals in Michigan, New York, and most recently Braunschweig Film Festival, Germany, where it received the highest Audience vote in the 17 year history of the festival.

The son of twice Oscar Nominated documentary filmmaker Louis Marcus, Shimmy's critically acclaimed Feature Documentary 'Aidan Walsh - Master of the Universe' became the first Irish Documentary made on Video to receive Theatrical and Video distribution.

More awards followed for his short films and contribution to the feature Documentary 'Imagining Ulysses'. He continues to work with various formats and styles including Corporate (Guinness), TV Drama(The Lynch Mob), Commercials (HB), and has created many innovative music promos for bands including Fun Lovin' Criminals, Snow Patrol, Gavin Friday, Skin (Skunk Ananasie), and Republic of Loose.

Shimmy recently completed 4 micro dramas for RTE to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Dublin Theatre Festival and produced a major Documentary about the Irish Cricket team's success in the recent Cricket World Cup. He is currently shooting his latest Feature 'Souled Out' starring Martin Compston, Felicity Jones, Stephen Graham, and Pat Shortt.


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Filmography
 Film Name  Director  Year
-  Headrush  Shimmy Marcus  2002
-  Ivor the Insomniac  Shimmy Marcus  2001
-  Imagining Ulysses  Shimmy Marcus  2004
-  Aidan Walsh - Master of the Universe  Shimmy Marcus  2000
-  Seventh Heaven  Shimmy Marcus  1999
-  Clean the House  Shimmy Marcus  2007
-  Heaven  Shimmy Marcus  2008
-  Forgotton, The  Shimmy Marcus  2007
-  Maid of Farce, The  Shimmy Marcus  2007
-  Breaking Boundaries  Paul Davey  2008
-  Good Cake Bad Cake  Shimmy Marcus  2009
-  Life's a Breeze  Lance Daly  2013
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Related News Articles
25 Jul 2019 7th Annual Bow Street Graduation Showcase Takes Place at the Light House Cinema
07 Nov 2018 Screen Training Ireland's 'Acting for Camera' with Shimmy Marcus
10 Sep 2018 Bow Street Announce Short Film Festival for Culture Night
24 May 2018 Bow Street Release New Promo Highlighting Success of Recent Graduates

 



 
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