Richard Keane is an award-winning director and a writer and producer in both animation and live-action.
Since 2003 he has worked in a variety of important roles on numerous prolific projects. These range from commercials, short films and television series. Clients have included Amazon Studios, the BBC, Disney Junior, Nickelodeon, RTÉ and Screen Ireland.
He worked with Brown Bag Films for over 12 years on multiple high-profile shows. One of his most notable directing roles there was on the Peabody award-winning series “Doc McStuffins”. He was also a director on Season 1 of the Nickelodeon show called “Butterbean’s Café”.
In 2012, Richard wrote, directed and edited the animated short film called "Bird Food". It was funded by Screen Ireland and was shown in over 50 festivals around the world, as well as being used by schools in the UK and Ireland to how to teach kids storytelling skills.
He also wrote, directed and produced the live-action short films “Time Slips Away” in 2019, "The Grand Canal" in 2016, and “Perpetual Darkness” in 2007, all of which have screened in multiple film festivals around the world.
In 2016, he started Out Left Productions and produced and co-wrote the short film “Hot Knives” that was selected as part of RTE’s Storyland series. Since then Richard, and his team, have been developing multiple high-end projects that range from shorts, television series and feature films.