David Keeling

David Keeling
Member Type:Associate
Can Write in Irish:NO

David Keeling is a Screenwriter & Director based in Bray, Ireland.

David’s debut feature, ‘A Fistful of Diamonds’, which he wrote and directed, was officially selected for the Underground Cinema Film Festival in 2012. Since then, he has built up a huge portfolio of work, including music videos for many celebrated Irish and international acts. His work gained the attention of award-winning production company Rocket Science Productions, who currently represent him for commercial work.

In 2015, David’s music video for The Eskies’ ‘Lord Jesus Don’t Save Me’ was nominated for Best Irish Music Video at the prestigious Kinsale Sharks Awards. The video received substantial praise when it was released, featuring in several acclaimed music websites’ top music video lists. David's writing work has also gained acclaim. His short script ‘A Medical Conundrum’ nominated for Best Short Screenplay at the 2015 Waterford Film Festival.

In 2014, David was selected to participate in the Dublin Film Festival's Story Campus development programme for his script 'Reasonable Men'. As part of this programme, David worked on story development with tutors Juanita Wilson, David Keating and Michael Holden.

David's script 'Last Girl Left' was selected for Screen Training Ireland's 'The First Draft and Beyond' development programme in 2016. Through this intensive scheme, David developed story structure with script consultants Rachel and Mary-Kate O'Flanagan through a series of workshops and script meetings.

A Fistful of Diamonds - Feature Film - Writer/Director

Losers -  Short Film - Writer/Director
In Development:

Last Girl Left

Reasonable Men

Selected for ‘The First Draft and Beyond’ development programme, Screen Training Ireland 2016 - Last Girl Left

Best Short Script Nominee, Waterford Film Festival 2015 - A Medical Conundrum

Best Irish Music Video Nominee, Kindle Shark Awards 2015 - Jesus Don’t Save Me

Official Selection, Underground Cinema Festival 2012 - A Fistful of Diamonds

Selected for ‘Story Campus’ development programme, Dublin International Film Festival 2014 - Reasonable Men

1st Prize, IADT James Joyce Day Writing Competition 2007 - A Portrait of the Arts Student as a Young Man
Qualifications:B.A. (Hons.) in English, Media & Cultural Studies