A BAFTA-winning executive producer, director, and writer who has worked across the world on high-budget global commissions, Neasa began her career with a PhD in Film Theory from Trinity College Dublin, after winning a Double First and a scholarship to the Universität der Künste Berlin. Her strong cinematic sensibility quickly led her to international prominence as a director focused on emotionally powerful and visually stunning storytelling. Neasa was awarded an IFTA in 2016 and a BAFTA in 2010 and 2017, amongst other prizes. Her feature film Sea Fever premiered in the prestigious Discovery strand on the opening night of TIFF 2019. Neasa is a member of the DGA, the WGA and BAFTA. She is bilingual in German and English, as well as speaking French and Irish.