George Kane is a BAFTA-nominated director, writer and a graduate of Ireland's National Film School. His self-produced 2007 comedy pilot "Cinephilia" led to him directing Channel 4 pilots "Ape" and Comedy Lab "Headwreckers", followed by both series of "Sketchy With Diarmuid Corr" for BBC NI.
His feature mockumentary "Discoverdale", starring comedy rock band Dead Cat Bounce, hit festivals in 2012, picking up 7 international awards, including Best Narrative Feature at the Friars Club Comedy Festival in NYC, Best Of The Fest at LA Comedy Fest and Best Int'll Feature at the Galway Film Fleadh 2013. (See "Film".)
In 2014, George directed C4 Comedy Blap "Lives Of The Infamous", starring Jim Broadbent. He has since gone on to direct many more Big Talk projects, including the BAFTA & RTS-nominated ITV2 series "Timewasters", Simon Blackwell's "Back" with Mitchell & Webb and C4's acclaimed comedy-drama "Crashing", written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge. He also directed BBC One NI travelogue "Michael Smiley: Something To Ride Home About" and two series of ITV's topical puppet satire "Newzoids" for Citrus Television.
In 2018, his C4 short "Bounty" by Tez Ilyas became the most-watched Comedy Blap ever, now passing 1 million views. In 2019, George directed 3 episodes of Hat Trick's ' "Flack" starring Academy Award winner Anna Paquin, nominee Sophie Okonedo and Emmy-winner Bradley Whitford.
2021 brought series 3 of acclaimed Sky comedy "Brassic" and Disney+ first UK series "Wedding Season". This year, he directed Irish feature comedy - "Apocalypse Clown" - which is set for a 2023 release. He recently completed work on Series 8 of BBC's BAFTA-winning "Inside No.9".
UK Rep: CONTACT
Amanda Davis - Curtis Brown
US Rep - Film:
Dan Rabinow & Jon Cassir -CAA
US Rep - TV:
Audrey Rowe at CAA (TV)