Neasa chats about her work and ideas in an interview with Ryan Tubridy on RTÉ Radio One. Happy Valley’s themes of nature versus nurture come up, as well as what it’s like bringing authentic police practice to the screen. In addition, Neasa talks about her new project on New Yorker writer, wit and wayfarer Maeve Brennan. Listen to it here.
Neasa’s screenplay Sea Fever has just been short-listed for the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting. http://www.oscars.org/nicholl
Neasa’s feature screenplays Sea Fever (Fantastic Films) and Breakfast at the New Yorker (Deadpan Pictures) have both been awarded development support by Creative Europe, forming two of six Irish films to win support.
Neasa is on stage in discussion with casting director Maureen Hughes at the Shelbourne in Dublin on Moday March 2nd, discussing techniques and approaches to casting the best actors in the best parts.