George
Kane

Writer and director

George Kane is a writer, director and editor and a graduate of the National Film School in Dublin. 

In 2012 he directed the multi-award-winning feature mockumentary Discoverdale which starred comedy rock band Dead Cat Bounce, and won Best International Feature at the Galway Film Fleadh 2013. 

George’s self-produced comedy pilot Cinephilia led him to direct Channel 4 Comedy Lab piece HeadwreckersSince then, George has directed Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Channel 4 series Crashing for Big Talk and the first and second series of Daniel Lawrence Taylor's BAFTA-nominated comedy Timewasters (Big Talk for ITV2). George also directed Oli Lansley's Flack (Hat Trick for Pop) starring Anna Paquin.

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Television

Director

Creator Daniel Lawrence Taylor
Starring
  • Adelayo Adedayo
  • Comedy about a jazz band who are sent back in time.

    Big Talk for ITV2
    Creator Oliver Lansley
    Director George Kane

    Comedy set in the world of PR

    Hat Trick
    Creator Daniel Lawrence Taylor
    Producer Josh Cole
    Director George Kane
    Starring
  • Adelayo Adedayo
  • Comedy series

    Big Talk for ITV2
    Crashing
    6 x 30'
    Creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge
    Producer Josh Cole

    Comedy

    Big Talk for Channel 4
    Producer Sarah Morris

    Second series of the topical comedy sketch show

    Citrus for ITV
    Newzoids
    6 x 30'
    Producer Bethan Gorman and Giles Pilbrow
    Writer Various

    Animated comedy sketch show

    Citrus Television for ITV1
    Producer James Dean
    Writer David Crow, Jim Howick and Oliver Maltman
    Starring
  • Jim Broadbent
  • David Crow
  • Jim Howick
  • Comedy blap
    Big Talk Productions for Channel 4
    Producer Chris Jones
    Starring
  • Michael Smiley
  • Award-winning actor and comedian Michael Smiley cycles around Northern Ireland
    BBC for BBC1 Northern Ireland
    Avalon Television for BBC3
    Producer Keith Martin
    Part Of The Comedy Lab Series for Channel 4
    Green Inc Film and Television for Channel 4
    Producer Nathan Eastwood
    Boris Johnson inserts
    Objective Productions for Channel 4
    Producer Lara Singer
    Writer Tez Ilyas
    Starring
  • Tez Ilyas
  • Guz Khan
  • Sindhu Vee
  • Aatif Nawaz
  • Ashna Rabheru
  • Big Talk for Channel 4

    Writer & Director

    Documentary
    IADT-DL
    Starring
  • Comedy short featuring a mix of sketches and hidden-camera stunts.
    Green Inc Film and Television for Channel 4
    Producer Keith Martin
    Green Inc Film and Television for RTE 2

    Executive Producer & Director

    Writer Diarmuid Corr, George Kane, Keith Martin
    Starring
  • Diarmuid Corr
  • A modern mix of bright new stand-up comedy performance and sharp character sketches, co-written and directed by George Kane and starring Diarmuid Corr.
    Green Inc Film and Television for BBC Northern Ireland
    Producer Keith Martin
    Writer Diarmuid Corr, George Kane, Keith Martin
    Starring
  • Diarmuid Corr
  • Sketch comedy show
    Green Inc Film and Television for BBC Northern Ireland

    Writer & Director & Producer & Editor

    Cinephelia
    1 x 25'

    Film

    Writer & Director

    Tailored Films Ltd
    In Development
    Samson Films
    In Development
    Producer Ciaran McCormack
    Screened in competition Cork International Film Festival.

    Writer & Director & Producer & Editor

    Discoverdale
    Best of the Festival: at the LA Comedy Festival
    Producer Chris Carey
    Starring
  • Dead Cat Bounce
  • Mocumentary

    Welded Tandem Picture Company/2 Entertain

    Director

    Writer Demian Fox, Shane O'Brien, James Walmsley

    Feature 

    Fastnet Films