Sé Merry Doyle established Loopline’s credentials as a major force in documentary production when his first major work, a film on Irelands most famous architect ‘James Gandon – A Life’, became a critical success.
He started his career in the theatre working alongside Liam Neeson, Gabriel Byrne, and Jim Sheridan. Like his contemporaries his destination would be the world of film.
Vanessa studied film as part of a Liberal Arts Degree at the University of Limerick. Subsequently she worked for the Galway Film Fleadh, Film West Magazine and in film training with Galway Film Centre and Filmbase, Dublin where she still tutors on the documentary foundation course. She has also lectured on the film courses in Griffith College Dublin, Colaiste Dhulaigh and the University of Limerick. She has experience in camera, producing and directing and has directed short documentaries for Amnesty International Ireland and award winning Dublin based production company Venom Films.
Genevieve studied film production in Griffith College Dublin where she directed two short documentaries and one drama. Since college she has focused her energies on editing. She joined Loopline Film in 2008 and within six months became the editor on the documentary series ‘Muintir na Mara’, she is currently editing her third series of the programme.