Tom Hall

Tom Hall studied film at the Dun Laoghaire College of Art and Design. In 1996 he and John Carney founded High-Hat Productions with the aim of producing original drama. His first film as co-writer/director was the no-budget feature NOVEMBER AFTERNOON (Irish Times Film of the Year 1997).

For Samson films he directed the T.V. movie JUST IN TIME (1999) which was also acclaimed as the Times’ TV movie of that year.

His best known work is BACHELORS WALK (2001-06), a comedy/drama series for Accomplice Television which was funded by RTE, the IFB and BBC Choice, ran for three series and won the IFTA award for best Irish television series in 2002. Tom was one of three co-creators/writers/directors on all twenty episodes. In 2009 Tom wrote and directed  SENSATION for Blinder Films starring Domhnall Gleeson in his first leading role. The following year Tom directed two series of TRIVIA for RTE and Grand Pictures and in 2015 he directed episodes of RED ROCK for Element/TV3. His most recent work as writer/director is MODERN LOVE for Amazon Prime which launched in October 2019.

Tom has worked with many leading film industry figures in Ireland and internationally and has taught scriptwriting, acting and filmmaking at various institutions.

Tom is also an award-winning writer of fiction, a critic, columnist and one time screen editor of The Dubliner magazine.

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