Neasa Hardiman

Neasa Hardiman was awarded a BAFTA in 2017 for directing gritty drama Happy Valley (BBC / Netflix). Other recent directing work includes the New York superhero noir drama Jessica Jones (Marvel / Netflix), and Z: The Beginning of Everything (Killer Films / Amazon), telling the story of Zelda Sayre and F. Scott Fitzgerald. Neasa’s currently in post on her feature thriller Sea Fever, to be released later this year.

Her feature screenplays include commissions with Dreamworks and Deadpan Pictures. Her screenplays have won numerous prizes, from the Marché de Cannes to the London Film Awards. Neasa holds a PhD in Film Theory (Trinity College Dublin), along with Masters degrees from Universität der Künste Berlin and the National College of Art and Design Ireland. She speaks fluent German and lives in her native Dublin. For more information on Neasa and her work, please visit


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Neasa Hardiman is represented by Frances Arnold