CV

Press

The Irish Times article on upcoming Irish artists “The strength of traditional media does not come at the expense of conceptualism, performance or film. See Aaron Stapleton..” - Aidan Dunne

Awards

National student media awards, Smedias, best short of the year “Winner” 2017

Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival “Routine” Shortlisted in Top 5, 2014

Talbot Gallery, Most Promising Graduate Award Shortlisted in Top 5, 2014

Temple Bar Gallery & Studios Graduate Residency Award Shortlisted in Top 5, 2014

Experience

Writer & Director

-"Lost Halidom", (Short Film) with Subotica Entertainment, Dublin, Ireland. 2018

-"Polar Night", (Play)  as part of Dublin Fringe Festival 2017, Dublin, Ireland. 2017

-"Oleka" (Short Film) Dublin, Ireland. 2016

Art Department

-Standby Art Director

"Finding Joy" (TV Drama) Dublin, Ireland. 2018

"Rosie" (Feature Film) Dublin, Ireland. 2018

-Art Director

"Citizen Lane" (Documentary/Drama) Dublin, Ireland. 2017

-Set Dresser

“Rose Plays Julie” (Feature Film) Dublin, Ireland. 2018

"A Girl from Mogadishu" (Feature Film) Dublin, Ireland. 2018

"Dublin Old School" (Feature Film) Dublin, Ireland. 2017

"Cat Calls" (Short Film) Dublin, Ireland. 2017

Video assist & Trainee -Camera Department

"The Hole in the Ground" (Feature Film) Dublin, Ireland. 2017

Editor

"Dust" trailer (Short Film) Dublin, Ireland. 2016

Second Unit Sound

"Michael Inside" (Feature Film) Dublin, Ireland. 2016

Directors Assistant

"Michael Inside" (Feature Film) Dublin, Ireland. 2016

Scenic Painter

"Penny Dreadful" season 3 (tv drama), Ireland. 2015

"Love and Friendship" (feature film), Ireland. 2015

"Penny Dreadful" season 2 (tv drama), Ireland. 2014-2015

Film festivals & Exhibitions

“Lost Halidom” (Short-preproduction) Director: A. Stapleton. Producer: Subotica Entertainment, Drama, Short film,

“Oleka” (Short-7mins) Director: A. Stapleton. Producer: R. Murphy, Art House Short film, olekashortfilm.wordpress.com

  • "Smedias, national student awards, best short nominee", dublin, ireland, 2017. -

  • "DIngle international Film Festival", kerry, ireland, 2017.

  • "Kerry Film Festival", kerry, ireland, 2016.

  • “Clones Film Festival”, monaghan, ireland, 2016.

  • ”IndieCork Film Festival”, cork, ireland, 2016.

  • "Offline Film Festival", offaly, ireland, 2016.

“John” (Short-11mins) Director & Producer: A. Stapleton, Art House Short film,

  • "The mind is the screen", contemporary art exhibition, 2015.

  • "Corona fastnet short film festival", cork, ireland, 2015. -"mart experiments", contemporary art exhibition, 2014.

  • "See the future", contemporary art exhibition, 2014.

“The Milk Lady” (Short-6mins) Director & Producer: A. Stapleton, Art House Short film,

  • -"See the future", contemporary art exhibition, 2014.

“Routine” (Short-7mins) Director & Producer: A. Stapleton,  Art House Short film,

  • "Corona fastnet short film festival”, 2014. -shortlisted top 5 -"see the future", contemporary art exhibition, 2014.

Education

Certificate Digital marketing 2017 the Digital garage, endorsed by Interactive Advertising Bureau Europe

BA Hons, Film & Video Production, 2016, Coláiste Dhúlaigh, Dublin Ireland, via wolverhampton university, uk. Graduated with First Class Honours (H1)

BA Hons, Fine Art Paint, 2014, National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland. Graduated with First Class Honours (H1)

References

Film & Television

-Mark Kelly Production Designer, Dublin, Ireland.

-Graham Johnston, First AC, Luxembourg.

-Neville Gaynor. Master Painter. Dublin, Ireland.

-Frank Berry, Writer/Director, Dublin. Ireland.

Academic

-Susan MacWilliam, National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland.

-Leticia Legudo, CDCFE, Dublin, Ireland.