Little Road Productions Ltd. was established in February 2013 by Sarah McCann, a Producer/Director with almost 2 decades’ experience in both media production and third level media education.
Sarah McCann (Founder) was the Head of Creative Media in Dundalk Institute of Technology, from February 2013 to September 2015 and had previously lectured in Dundalk IT in media production since 2004, where she currently lectures part-time in the Department of Creative Arts, Media & Music. She is the current External Examiner on the BA in Film & Television Production in Griffith College Dublin, having previously performed this role in Cork Institute of Technology.
A graduate of the Masters in Multimedia Systems and BSc (Hons) Communications: Film & Broadcasting from Trinity College Dublin, Sarah worked for a number of years as the start of her career as a production co-ordinator and production manager on short films and documentaries for Irish and UK broadcasters and funders, including a BAFTA award-winning animation, before starting to produce TV and Radio documentaries with her company Little Road Productions Ltd.
Sarah has directed and produced both radio and TV productions which have included the award-winning ‘One Ocean: No Limits’ for RTÉ and four one-hour radio documentaries for LMFM/Lyric FM, funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, along with performing media production training and mentoring engagements for LEOs and SMEs in Louth, Carlow, Monaghan, Meath and Kildare.
Sarah has also produced the Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival, funded by the Irish Film Board, the Arts Council, BAI, Meath Arts Office and RTÉ, amongst others, and is a registered Media Expert with the European Commission’s Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA).
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Ultan graduated from Dundalk IT with a BA (Hons) in Video & Film Production in 2016. Park Life, a short film written by Ultan, was the recipient of the John Moore Best Short Film Award and also won the Underground Cinema Film Festival Dublin’s award for Best Comedy Short. Ultan also has a long background in theatre as a director and set designer. Ultan works part-time with Little Road Productions in its training activities.
Joy graduated from Dundalk IT with a BA (Hons) in Video & Film Production in 2015. Joy works as a freelance videographer and also works part-time with Little Road Productions in its training activities and as a video editor.
Jonathan graduated from Dundalk IT with a BA (Hons) in Applied Music in 2014 and is a musician with the band Nix Moon, along with the Artist Liaison with The Park After Dark Festival in Monaghan. Jonathan is currently on a Media Production Internship with Little Road Productions.