Richard Keane is a director, producer and writer in both animation and live-action.
He has been working solidly in the industry since 2003 in a variety of important roles on numerous prolific projects. These range from commercials, short films, television shows and feature films.
Clients have included Disney Junior, Nickelodeon, Amazon Studios, RTÉ and the BBC.
He has been working with Brown Bag Films for over 10 years. His most notable directing role so far has been on "Doc McStuffins" where he directed several episodes on Season 3 and 4. He is also an Episodic Director on Nickelodeon's new show called "Butterbean's Café".
In 2012, Richard wrote, directed and edited the animated short film called "Bird Food" that was funded by the Irish Film Board under the ShortsShorts scheme and was produced by Brown Bag Films.
It has screened in over 50 film festivals around the world and used for story training in schools in the UK.
Richard has also worked on several live-action shorts. He produced and co-wrote the story on the short film "Hot Knives" that was selected as part of RTÉ's Storyland in 2016. He also wrote and directed the short film called "The Grand Canal" which is currently being entered into festivals.
Richard trained and performed as an improviser with several troupes for over five years. He performed with the improvising team "Mondo Bizarro" at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2013, where they did five one hour long shows that were all sold out.