Hello. I’m Ken. A Senior Copywriter, Screenwriter and Filmmaker with over 15 years experience across copy, film, advertising and journalism. Working for clients like Ocado, Debenhams, Suicide Aware, Morena Morena and RED FM. I also invented Factoclock. I have written, directed and produced six short films working with talent including Fiona Shaw, Jack Reynor, Barry Keoghan, James Mather and Emmet Kirwan. I have been lucky enough to win awards in film, radio, advertising and digital. I strongly believe that the future of the industry lies in brilliant, engaging content and am excited to be a part of it. If I didn’t have a mortgage I’d write headlines for free. I’m a big football fan and volunteer at my local club. I once led a parade around Guilin, China, won bachelor of the year in my home town when I was 19 and tried to travel around the world overland in 2005. And failed but not miserably. Most importantly, I spent a year working as a labourer for a scaffolding company. A year full of mud, stairs, and very heavy steel that was mostly on my shoulder. So when a tricky brief comes my way, or a client doesn’t get my genius idea, I take a moment and think of the cattle mart in Fermoy I worked on, in the rain, with a crazy hammer-throwing scaffolder who smelled of fried eggs; and it’s not so bad.
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- BlanketThree girls make up a story to help them sleep. Production Company: Stanley's Deathpark & Paradox Director: Ken Williams & Denis Fitzpatrick Writer/Concept: Ken Williams Producers: Liam O'Neill, Ken Williams & Denis Fitzpatrick Editor: Shane Callan Cinematographer: Joseph Ingersoll Sound: Chris O'Shaugnessy Casting: Gillian Reynolds Cast: Pia: Aisling Doyle Hanna: Sive Doyle Marta: Kalina Polanska
- CulturedJohnny has a new hobby and he's becoming consumed by it. Cultured is a new short film about the horrors of sourdough bread making. It is brought to you by Stanley's Deathpark and Big Blue Barrel Productions. Directed by Brian Robinson & Dáire McNab Written by Brian Robinson Starring Brian Robinson and Charlene Gleeson Produced by Brian Robinson, Ken Williams and Denis Fitzpatrick
- The BreakThe Break is a story about a family: Tim and his two sons, Seán and Scott. It’s post-economic-crash Ireland and they’re down on their luck. To protect them from the onslaught of calls and bills, Tim has taken his family to the beach for a break. But have they outstayed their welcome? Starring Ronan Leahy, Barry Keoghan, Jaaob Lea, Emmet Kirwan, Jon Kenny and Aoibheann McCann.
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Writer & DirectorStanley's Deathpark Productions
Hertford, United KingdomFreelance
A writer and director of films with strong narrative. Worked with talent Fiona Shaw, Barry Keoghan, Emmet Kirwan, Jack Reynor and Jon Kenny. Writer/Director, creative consultant and social media manager for brands including Suicide Aware, Morena Morena, RED FM, DW Windsor, Ice Skating Ireland, Factoclock.
- Short Films
- Directing Screenwriting
- Social Campaign
- Ad Copywriting
- Retail Advertising
- Creative Leadership