Brian Lynch

Brian Lynch

writer


FILM & TELEVISION

Brian created and lead wrote two series of childrens’ sit-com ALL AT SEA for CBBC, which was nominated for ‘Best Comedy’ at Childrens’ BAFTAS 2014. He is currently developing two new comedy projects for the BBC and writing on German animation series MYSTERY MUSEUM.  Feature film LOVE GODS, which he is co-writing with Peter McKenna is under option to Grand Pictures and he is developing a new feature called GUITAR HEROES, with the help of an Irish Film Board grant.  Brian and Peter McKenna are co-developing six part drama series NEMESIS for Red Planet Pictures.

Previous credits include multiple eps of THE CLINIC for RTE and also eps of RAW for Ecosse/RTE. Also, feature film ALL FALL DOWN developed with Samson Films. Brian wrote and script-edited for RTE’s hit sit-com UPWARDLY MOBILE (1996-1998) and his original sit-com, THE CASSIDYS was broadcast on RTE in 2001. He has written for teen comedy dramas CUSTER’S LAST STAND-UP, (BBC/RTE) and CAVEGIRL, (Two Hats/BBC). Short film HOMEBOY won 1996 ‘Short Cuts’ Award and short film CAKE won TGA/Irish Film Board ‘Oscailt’ Award in 2001and IFTA – Best Short Film in 2003. Credits for childrens tv include eps of YOUNG LEONARDO Series 1 & 2 (Kindle/CBBC), MY PARENTS ARE ALIENS,THE WORST WITCH, BARKING (all Granada Kids), NORMAN NORMAL (Magma),PATRICK’S PLANET (Tiger Lily/CBBC), BEL’S BOYS (Initial/Endemol)