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Clare Keogh

Clare Keogh

Owner at Editing Services
Script Consultant

Dublin, Ireland

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About Clare

Clare Keogh established Editing Services in 2010 to work with new and experienced writers/screenwriters to perfect and polish their manuscript/screenplay to submission-ready standard.

Clare has 14 years experience as an assistant director (AD) for numerous film and television productions. A graduate from the New York Film Academy in feature screenwriting. Clare is a script consultant for independent screenwriters and film companies. Script readers/Consultants are crucial to the film industry, often responsible for determining whether a script is even looked at by a producer or development executive.

Editing Services has produced numerous novellas and novels for paperback release. We copy-edit manuscripts to submission-ready standard and guide our clients in the right direction for independent publishing.

Unique traits: My unique trait is my ability to hide my bad traits.


  • Once

    Once (2007)
    Film (Drama, Music and Romance) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director An (unnamed) Guy is a Dublin guitarist/singer-songwriter who makes a living by fixing vacuum cleaners in his Dad's Hoover repair shop by day, and singing and playing for money on the Dublin streets by night. An (unnamed) Girl is a Czech who plays piano when she gets a chance, and does odd jobs by day and takes care of her mom and her daughter by night. Guy meets Girl, and they get to know each other as the Girl helps the Guy to put together a demo disc that he can take to London in hope of landing a music contract. During the same several day period, the Guy and the Girl work through their past loves, and reveal their budding love for one another, through their songs. Written by Charles Delacroix

  • Boy Eats Girl

    Boy Eats Girl (2005)
    Film (Comedy, Fantasy and Horror) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director The restorer and single mother Grace is working in an ancient church and she finds a hidden crypt with a voodoo book of resurrection. However, Father Cornelius asks her to go home and forget her findings. Her son Nathan is a sensitive and shy teenager bullied by Samson at school. He has a crush on his friend Jessica, but he does not declare to her. His best friends Diggs and Henry schedule a date of Jessica with Nathan. However her father grounds her in her bedroom and when Nathan calls Jessica, her father tells that she has dated a good looking guy in a car. Jessica flees through the window, but Nathan and Jessica fail to meet each other. Jessica takes a ride in Kenneth's car and Nathan believes that she is dating the schoolmate. He goes home, drinks whiskey and puts a rope around his neck. When Grace comes home, she opens Nathan's bedroom door and accidentally she hangs her son. Grace resurrects Nathan, but soon she finds that something did not work out when her son bites Samson and... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Rory O'Shea Was Here

    Rory O'Shea Was Here (2004)
    Film by Damien O'Donnell (Comedy and Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director In Dublin, the crippled rebel Rory O'Shea moves to the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, affecting the lives of the residents. Rory is able to understand the unintelligible speech of Michael Connolly, who was left in the shelter by his prominent father many years ago due to his cerebral palsy, and they become close friends. Rory convinces Michael to move from Carrigmore to an apartment in Dublin, and they hire the gorgeous Siobhan to assist them. Living together with Rory, Michael faces a new world, finding friendship, love and freedom and learning to survive by his own. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Bachelors Walk

    Bachelors Walk (2003)
    Television (Comedy and Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director The series revolves around three young men, Barry, Raymond and Michael, who share a house on Dublin's Batchelor's Walk.

  • The Magnificent Ambersons

    The Magnificent Ambersons (2002)
    TV Movie by Alfonso Arau (Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director The spoiled rotten and utterly unlikable rich kid George Amberson becomes horrified when his recently widowed mother rekindles her relationship with the wealthy Eugene Morgan, who she left decades earlier in order to marry George's father. As George struggles to sabotage his mother's new romance, he must deal with his own romantic feelings for Morgan's daughter and the consequences of his meddling as his once great family falls into ruin due to his machinations... Written by Jesse Baker

  • Rebel Heart

    Rebel Heart (2001)
    Television (Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director The move towards independence in Ireland, from the 1916 Easter Rising until the 1922 civil war is seen through the eyes of a naive idealistic young man

  • On the Nose

    On the Nose (2001)
    Film (Comedy and Fantasy) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Brendan is a janitor at a university who has a fondness for gambling, especially betting on horse races. However, he doesn't have much skill at it, and poorly considered bets have drained the bank account he'd set aside for his daughter's education. Brendan's wife has made Brendan promise to give up gambling, but when their daughter announces she's just been accepted to Trinity College in Ireland, Brendan has to come up with the tuition money, and fast. While doing his sweeping at work, Brendan makes a remarkable discovery - the preserved head of an aboriginal tribesman who, under proper conditions, can pick the winners in horse races. Written by Yocke

  • Rat

    Rat (2000)
    Film by Steve Barron (Comedy, Drama, Family and Fantasy) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Dublin deliveryman Hubert Flynn feels peaked. Home from the pub, he lies down; while his nagging wife Conchita looks on, he turns into a rat. She's chafed at how inconsiderate he is: hardly touching his food the next morning and leaving droppings on the good doilies. With curiosity seekers outside the flat and a writer at the door offering to help Conchita turn her story into a book, she calls a family meeting. Her seminary-bound son Pius wants to kill the rat; other family members are ambivalent. They opt to hurl Hubert over the fence of a maggot farm. Christmas approaches; an exorcism is in the cards, and the book becomes the Holy Grail. What of Hubert's conversion? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Ordinary Decent Criminal

    Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000)
    Film by Thaddeus O'Sullivan (Comedy and Crime) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Michael Lynch is Dublin's most notorious criminal, his brazen robberies making him the bane of the Gardaí and a hero to his fellow working class city Northsiders. When not playing happy families with his two wives - sisters Christine and Lisa - and his children, Lynch is busy plotting elaborate heists, thinking as much about the showmanship of it all as he is the loot involved. On his case is Garda Noel Quigley, his determination to convict Lynch slowly turning into an obsession. Inevitably, a showdown looms. Written by Anonymous

  • Paths to Freedom

    Paths to Freedom (2000)
    Television (Comedy) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Jeremy and Rats are two very different ex-cons, recently released from Dublin's Mountjoy Prison and agree to be filmed as part of a documentary series following what life is like for former prisoners once they are released. Written by <moe_2k@excite.com>

  • Last Mango in Dublin

    Last Mango in Dublin (1999)
    Film (Short) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Add a Plot »

  • Between Dreams

    Between Dreams (1999)
    Film (Drama and Short) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Poet Stephen lies in a hospital bed. He is on medication and drifts in and out of consciousness regularly. When out, he dreams and when he is awake he is surrounded by death and hysteria that confuse him as to whether he can possibly be awake or asleep. Written by Bob the Moo

  • Amongst Women

    Amongst Women (1998)
    Television (Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

  • The Ambassador

    The Ambassador (1998)
    Television by Russell Lewis (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Harriet Smith (Pauline Collins), the new British ambassador to Ireland, desperately wants to make her mark in this historically difficult posting and try to put the tragic murder of her husband behind her. Harriet wants to be just and fair in her dealings with the Irish government and to try to make the relationship between the two governments less adversarial in nature. However, the situation is made considerably worse for her and her trusted assistant, John Stone (Denis Lawson), by her son Nate who refuses to accept the consequences of her new ambassadorial role and still blames her for his fathers death. Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

  • Zanzibar

    Zanzibar (1998)
    Film (Short) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Add a Plot »

  • Ballykissangel

    Ballykissangel (1998)
    Television (Comedy and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Peter Clifford, a young Catholic priest from Manchester, is transferred to the village of Ballykissangel, Ireland, and is taken by the dry-humored publican Assumpta Fitzgerald who has almost the exact opposite of his good nature and dislikes the organized church. He has to deal with occasional battles against his hateful superior, Father MacAnally, and the day-to-day problems of the people: Brian Quigley, whose constant search for money often leads him to immorality, his daughter Niamh and her lover straight-arrow garda Ambrose Egan, uptight and inquisitive shopkeeper Kathleen Hendley, gruff vet Siobhan Mehigan, cheery mechanic Padraig O'Kelly, comical schoolteacher Brendan Kearney, and elderly farmer Eamon Byrne. Later arrivals to the town include former monk Father Aidan O'Connell, pariah Sean Dillon and his daughter Emma, Eamon's nephew Danny, female Garda Frankie Sullivan, Australian Father Vincent Sheahan, and horse-trainer Avril Burke. Written by brainybrailler@comcast.net

  • Electric Frank

    Electric Frank (1998)
    Film (Drama and Short) Miscellaneous Crew 1970's Dublin. Cowboy mad Evie, 11, has to decide whether she can forgive her father when he leaves home and is taken to hospital because of his drinking.

  • The Boxer

    The Boxer (1997)
    Film by Jim Sheridan (Drama, Romance and Sport) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Nineteen-year-old Danny Flynn is imprisoned for his involvement with the I.R.A. in Belfast. He leaves behind his family and his sixteen-year-old girlfriend, Maggie Hamill. Fourteen years later, Danny is released from prison and returns to his old working class neighborhood to resume his life as a boxer, fighting and opening a boxing club training aspiring boxers. Maggie has since married Danny's best friend, who is also imprisoned for his I.R.A. activities. Although he has not denounced the I.R.A. or denigrated his I.R.A. colleagues, Danny has decided to live a life free of political violence. His boxing club is nonsectarian, open to both Catholics and Protestants. This move irks some of his old I.R.A. colleagues since they feel working with the Protestants will not resolve their David versus Goliath struggle. Danny's old I.R.A. colleagues, especially their unofficial leader Harry, resort to traditional tactics of violence to stop Danny. Maggie's father, Joe, also an I.R.A. activist, ... Written by Artemis-9

  • Quando

    Quando (1997)
    Film (Short) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director The comic story of Jack, Pat and Brian, three friends in search of the meaning of life, love and happiness. The film follows Jacks' efforts to win the affections of Eileen, the new hairdresser in town during Tubbers first annual "Queen of the Heather Festival". Written by Declan Recks

  • Bolt

    Bolt (1997)
    Film (Short) Miscellaneous Crew Neville is fed up having his car robbed constantly. So he decides to take revenge. After aiming not quite right, he has got the police on his heels.


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