Who are Green Ray?
Úna Feely and Mick Hannigan have devoted many years to nurturing film talent in Ireland and abroad. With a recognised track-record in programming, exhibition and promotion, they bring a wealth of experience to the Green Ray Film Agency.
They founded IndieCork Film Festival as a ground-breaking co-operative with a reputation for innovative programming of shorts, documentaries, features and live events. Now coming to its 8th edition, IndieCork is the largest festival for shorts in Ireland. Previously, they programmed and oversaw Cork Film Festival, establishing that festival’s international reputation in the area of the short film. They have curated and advised on many programmes for international festivals, including Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival (France), Liverpool Irish Festival (England) and Concorto Film Festival (Italy), Interfilm Berlin, Ragensburg (Germany), St. Kilda (Australia).
They’ve served on short film juries in festivals in Belfast, Bra (Italy), Concorto (Italy), Galway, Go Short (The Netherlands), Grimstad (Norway), Hamburg, InterFilm (Berlin), Leuven (Belgium), Minimalen (Sweden), Prague, Regensburg (Germany), Rotterdam, Bratislava, St. Kilda (Melbourne), Tampere (Finland), Tehran, Tirana (Albania), Uppsala (Sweden), Winterthur (Switzerland). They’ve attended the Cannes, Berlin and Rotterdam festivals many times and are annual attendees at the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival & Market.
They are long-standing members of the Short Film Conference (SFC) a union of short film festivals, and organised the International Short Film Symposium as part of Cork’s tenure as European Capital Of Culture in 2005.
Mick Hannigan was the first Cinemas Director of the Irish Film Institute, has served on the Irish Film Board, and the boards of the Irish Film Institute and the Federation of Irish Film societies.
He’s also serving on the Short Film Jury of the 2020 Irish Film & Television Academy Awards.