Mary Mullan is a filmmaker. She studied film at the National Film School in Ireland (IADT). She graduated with a distinction in her Diploma, and went on to specialise in Direction in her Degree year. Her graduate film, Tongue, won the UK Fuji Scholarship award based on the screenplay and the final film won best art direction and sound in competition with 35 colleges throughout the UK.


She went on to win an Irish Film Board/RTE Short Cuts award for her film Homeboy, which she directed. She also directed a short film Jack, which she adapted from a short story. All three of her short films have been shown on television and at festivals worldwide and won prizes.


She studied a masters in screenwriting at the London College of Communications and a masters in computer animation at London Metropoliton University.

She also works as a visual effects artist and has worked for such companies as Framestore, Double Negative and Cinesite amongst others. Her credits include the oscar winning Interstellar, Jupiter Ascending, The Martian, The Legend of Tarzan, Beauty And The Beast, Assassin’s Creed and King Arhur: Knights of the Round Table, The Crown – Season 2 and the latest installment of Avengers: Infinity War. 


She has just completed The Bench – a one hour feature film which she produced, directed and edited. It has just started getting screenings at festivals. Please check out The Bench website below for more info. 


She is a member of Directors UK, WFTV UK, Cinesisters, Writers Guild of Ireland.