Kathryn O’Reilly


1st Assistant Director

Kathryn has been an AD for over ten years and now has over fifty credits on comedy, drama, shorts and promos. She’d previously studied film and TV production at the BRIT School and later, drama at LAMDA where she gained a BA, followed by an MA in scriptwriting from the University of Essex. Almost uniquely amongst First ADs, her background as a writer and actor has given her a deep understanding of actors’ work and methods, and an even deeper understanding of script breakdowns and the storytelling process. She’s worked with some great directors and a great many established actors, is based in London and is available for work worldwide.

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Selected credits


date
production
director / production company
television:
2024
TESTAMENT (2nd Unit)
Paul Syrstad, Tom Ruddock / Roarlight
2023
DEEP FAKE NEIGHBOUR WARS
Spencer Jones, Tom Vinncombe / Tiger Aspect
2022
COUNT ABDULLA
Asim Abbasi / Fudge Park
2021
THE COCKFIELDS Series 2
Simon Hynd / Yellow Door
2021
SUCH BRAVE GIRLS Pilot
Marco Alessi / Camden Pictures
features:
2024
LAST SWIM (Daily)
Sasha Nathwani / Caviar TV
2021
AS GOOD AS ALL OF US
Paul Clayton / 4Impact
2021
TIME WAS
Jade Winters / Wicket Winters Films
shorts:
2024
PLASTIC SURGERY
Guy Trevellyan / Nice Guy Pictures, Maypole Productions
2024
THE SKIN OF THE WATER
Britt Berke / Viva Film Productions
2024
TILL DEATH DO US PART
Oliver Kember / Reel Issues Films
2024
LARGO
Max Burgoyne-Moore, Salvatore Scarpa / Slick Films
2024
A MATTER OF MINUTES
Hannah Beach / Slick Films
2024
JUST KIDS
Alessandro Riconda
2024
175
Kasra Karimi / Stranger Than Paradise Productions
2023
WHAT WE WISHED WE COULD BE
Luke Shelley / Slick Films, Dolphragon, Candlelight Films
2023
EGG TIMER
Rosie May Bird Smith / Biscuit, Slick Films
2023
DOES YOUR CONDOM MAKE YOU FAT?
Sophie King / Dolphragon
2023
A VERT SHORT FILM ABOUT LONGING
Eimear McBride / DMC Film
2023
MEASURE
Julia Cranney, Helen Simmons / Kusini Productions
2023
THE COLOUR OF MY ROOM
Jake Alden-Falconer / Chloe Films
2023
SPAGBOL
Frankie Wade / Object and Animal
2023
ALICE
Jake Alden-Falconer / Chloe Films
2022
LUMBU
Billy Dosanjh / Rowdy Entertainment
commercials & promos:
2024
BLUBBER BUTCHER
Simon Ross / Blinding Shadow Don’t Cry Wolf
2021
NIKE “SUPER FIVES”
Margot Bowman / LCS Studio
2021
ARLO SCIENCE
Simon Ross / Brave Spark
actors worked with include:
Andy Serkis, Juliet Stevenson, Celia Imrie, Tamsin Grieg, Kevin McNally, Gregor Fisher, Sue Johnston, Joe Wilkinson, Susannah Fielding, Ben Rufus Green, André Holland, Sharlene Whyte, Lindsey Coulson, David Westhead, Angus Imrie, Lizzy McInnerny, Brian Croucher, Rosalind Eleazar, Tom Forbes, Ella Bruccoleri, Amit Shah, Louis Emerick, Nirinder Samra, Juliet Cowan, Miltos Yerolemou, Nina Wadia, Ben Miles, Linus Roache, Carey Mulligan, Jonny Harris, Jamie Foreman, Maggie Stead, Phil Davis, Joe Alwyn.