Richard Keane

Richard Keane

Director, Screenwriter, 3d Animator, Editor and Producer

Dublin, Ireland

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About Richard

Richard Keane is an award-winning director and owner of the Dublin based independent production company Out Left Productions.

For over 16 years he has worked in a variety of important roles on numerous prolific projects. These range from commercials, short films and television series. Clients have included Amazon Studios, the BBC, Disney Junior, Nickelodeon, RTÉ and Screen Ireland.

He was with Brown Bag Films for over 12 years where he worked on several high-profile shows. One of his most notable directing roles there was on the Peabody award-winning series “Doc McStuffins”, where he directed several episodes.

He has recently finished directing on the new Nickelodeon show called “Butterbean’s Café”. This has been recently released and is the highest rated new series on Nickelodeon in the last five years.

In 2012, Richard wrote, directed and edited the animated short film called "Bird Food".
It was funded by the Irish Film Board under the “Short Shorts” scheme and produced by Brown Bag Films. It toured the film festival circuit and was shown in over 50 festivals around the world, as well as being used by schools in the UK and Ireland on how to teach kids storytelling skills.

He also wrote, directed and produced the live-action short films “Time Slips Away” in 2019,
"The Grand Canal" in 2016, and “Perpetual Darkness” which premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh in 2007.

In 2016, he started Out Left Productions and produced and co-wrote the short film
“Hot Knives” that was selected as part of RTE’s Storyland series.

Since then Richard, and his team, have been developing multiple live-action projects.
These range from shorts, television series and feature films.

Richard also trained and performed as an improviser with several troupes for over five years.
In 2013, he performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with the improv troupe "Mondo Bizarro" where they did 5 sold-out shows.



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