Private Project

The Cure

'Going for The Cure' is as common in parts of Ireland as going to your GP - but how has it managed to stand the test of time in a society saturated in skepticism.

  • Meghan Mc Ardle
    Femme Fatale, Mushrooms, Take It From Me
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Documentary, Comedy, Drama
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 10, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    4,500 GBP
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Distribution Information
  • BBC
    Country: United Kingdom
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Meghan Mc Ardle

Meghan's role at present is working as a DV Director on a three-part observational documentary series, targeting the 18-25year old demographic, both in it's content and for that audience, for BBC One Northern Ireland.

When starting off making short films, she wanted to work in post production as an editor and at sixteen years of age, was selected as an editor the National BFI Film Academy at the National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield. She then progressed to University, achieving a First Class Honours degree in Cinematic Arts BSc, where her final year short comedy film was picked up, winning two awards during it’s festival run, one of which was the Royal Television Society Student awards.

Local company, Northern Ireland Screen, reached out upon seeing her short film to steer her down the producing route, which she did for two years; producing six short films. Over the past three years, she has now written / directed an additional five films, which include BBC’s True North and Two Minute Masterpiece Documentaries, RTE’s Storyland and Northern Ireland Screens short film fund.

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