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Donal Foreman
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Donal Foreman

Donal Foreman is an Irish filmmaker living in New York City. He has been making films since he was 11 years old. Since then, he has written, directed and edited over fifty shorts and two feature films.

His first feature, Out of Here, was theatrically released in Ireland in 2014, receiving 4-star reviews from major newspapers including the Independent and the Sunday Business Post and the Irish Times, who praised the film as "profound, humorous and touching" with "note-perfect performances". His second feature, The Image You Missed, premiered at the Rotterdam International Film Festival in 2018.

At age 17, he won the title of Ireland's Young Filmmaker of the Year, and more recently he has been nominated for the Rising Star award at the Irish Film & TV Awards, and awarded the Discovery Award from the Dublin Film Critics Circle. He is an alumnus of the Irish National Film School and the Berlinale Talent Campus, and, since 2011, a member of the Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective. As a film critic, he has written for many publications including Cahiers du Cinema and Filmmaker Magazine, and as a teaching artist, he was worked with public school students across New York City for the Tribeca Film Institute, Educational Video Center and other organizations.