Eilish Kent worked in TV drama and development for public service broadcasters RTÉ and BBC for over 15 years.
During her time in RTÉ Eilish developed many dramas including several international co-productions. She pre-bought Irish feature films, including Oscar winner ONCE. She commissioned 100s of short films, often in partnership with Screen Ireland and the Arts Council. To capture new audience he created StoryLand, a unique online initiative, where she commissioned 24 original series including the Youtube hit HARDY BUCKS.
Eilish currently works freelance as a producer, story consultant/script editor and trainer.
She produced the feature documentary UNDER THE CLOCK for Snackbox films, which was released in October 2018.
She designed and delivers the module Writing TV Drama on the MA in Screenwriting at the National Film School IADT. She also delivers part-time, evening courses to writers and development executives.
She advises on Film to the Arts Council of Ireland.
Eilish can be contacted at www.eilishkent.com