An executive producer, independent director, and writer who has worked across the world on high-budget global commissions, Neasa began her career with a First Class Honours and First Place at the National College of Art and Design Ireland. Her visionary work won her a postgraduate scholarship to the creative film program at Berlin’s Universität der Künste. She was awarded a Masters in Aesthetics and Politics and then a PhD in Film Theory at Trinity College Dublin. Neasa made investigative and creative documentaries, the Eurovision Song Contest, and dramas with RTÉ, before her strong cinematic sensibility led her to international prominence as a screen director and executive producer focused on emotionally compelling and visually acute storytelling. Neasa was awarded an IFTA in 2016 and a BAFTA in 2017. Her feature film Sea Fever premiered in Discovery at 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.