A surreal comedy about a couple lost on the canals of Berlin. Written and directed by Kevin, produced by Ciara. Our first feature film is currently in post production.
The Head on Him
"The Head on Him" is about a mixed-race, teenage boy, Jamie, living in ‘90s Tallaght, who cuts off his Afro to fit in only to find it grows back bigger (much, much bigger) than it was before, leading to bewildering challenges and a journey to self-acceptance. Selected for Virgin Media Discovers programme, "The Head on Him" is a short film written and directed by Seán Gallen. We're currently in post production and it will screen at Dublin's International Film Festival in 2024. For more information on director Seán Gallen, check out his work.
One woman’s mission to bring a hip American start-up to her sleepy German hometown. Whether the start-up or the town wants it or not. Half an hour comedy show, written by Kevin Napier and Gaston Stabiszewski. Currently in development.
Confessions of a Ruthless Woman
An irreverent, subversive dramedy about two sisters during the Irish War of Independence. The story follows WINNIE GRIFFIN, who finds herself widowed, broke, and caught between the Irish rebels and the British army (and her English in-laws) as she schemes to get her son back. It may be dark days during a heavy war but Winnie unexpectedly discovers… it’s the best time of her life. "It turns out a revolution isn't just freeing...it's fun." Based on a true story, currently in development.
A satirical ensemble comedy about what happens when every person of colour suddenly disappears from Ireland and the U.K. except for five BIPOC people in London. A charming but self-centred Dubliner and an insecure but optimistic Londoner team up with three other BIPOC strangers as they try to figure out what the hell happened to their family and friends and why they were left behind. It's a twisted, comedic version of The Leftovers meets The Misfits (TV series). Written by Seán Gallen.
A workplace comedy set in Berlin about a group of office temps determined to do as little work as possible, outsmart their manipulative boss, delay adult responsibility and not sleep with each other. They fail on all counts! Fiction podcast written by Ciara and Kevin. Commissioned by Near Fm & BAI Release date: Episodes 2-5 in 2024 Cast Jessica Okakpu as Yasmine Hannah O’Brien as Zoe Mike Walsh as Luke Paul Nugent as Mike Gbolahan ‘Salamay’ Salami as Ned Listen to episode one (directed by Anne Nugent).
Operation Cordelia is an espionage-comedy about one neurotic CIA agent’s attempt to stop a mass terror attack in 1970s Berlin - told through news reports, tapped phone calls, bugged offices, and people secretly wearing wires. Written and directed by Kevin Napier for Audible US. Listen to the full podcast here:
The story revolves around the lengths to which two best friends are willing to go in order to salvage their marriage. Kevin wrote on both seasons - a TV situation comedy commissioned and aired by FX.
This is the story of young couple Ingrid and Thomas, played by Fionn Walton and Aylin Tezel, who are thrown together by circumstance. Despite a language barrier, they learn more about each other than they thought possible over the course of a few eventful hours. This self-funded short film was written and directed by Shimmy Marcus and produced by Ciara. It won the Audience Award at Cork Film Festival, Greenbay Film Festival and Brest Film Festival. Watch the trailer.
Kevin created the concept and wrote the pilot script for Faithless a TV comedy commissioned by Showtime TV.
Women on Walls
Women on Walls at RCSI in partnership with Accenture is a podcast series celebrating the lives of eight Irish women who forged careers in healthcare during a time in Ireland when women were expected to stay at home. Written and produced by Ciara Gillan. Listen to the complete podcast here:
Kevin created the concept, wrote and executive produced the pilot episode for The Station commissioned by Fox TV.
In a quaint rural town, 16-year-old Shane reluctantly babysits his brother, Charlie, with pals Bean and Hally. A chance discovery sets off life-altering events. A Film Offaly and Filmbase funded short film, it was written by Mathew Roche, directed by Mike Hayes and produced Ciara. Watch the film:
Redline recounts a day in the life of eight different people all connected by one common theme. This self-funded short film was written and directed by Daniel Corcoran and produced by Ciara Gillan.