Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Film Producer and Financier
Kieran has collaborated with both John Boorman and Roger Corman for over 25 years. He has produced and arranged the financing for a significant number of international motion pictures including Country of My Skull (2004; starring Samuel L Jackson & Juliette Binoche); Evelyn (2002; starring Pierce Brosnan & Julianna Margulies); The Tiger’s Tail (2006; starring Kim Cattrall & Brendan Gleeson); The Tailor of Panama (2001; starring Pierce Brosnan, Geoffrey Rush, Jamie Lee Curtis & Daniel Radcliffe); The Serpents Kiss (1997; Ewan McGregor, Richard E. Grant & Greta Scacchi); Journey to Knock (1991; starring John Hurt, David Thewlis), The Treaty (1991 starring Brendan Gleeson) and The General (1998; starring Brendan Gleeson & Jon Voight).
A recent production, Queen and Country (2014; starring David Thewlis and Richard E. Grant), written and directed by John Boorman and released in 2015, premiered at the Cannes International Film Festival in 2014 to wide acclaim.
Most recently, Kieran was Executive Producer on Supervized (2018), starring Tom Berenger and Beau Bridges and directed by Steve Barron, as well as We Have Always Lived in the Castle (2018), developed by Michael Douglas’ production company, and starring Crispin Glover and Sebastian Stan.
In addition to his experience in the areas of film production and film financing, Kieran is an expert in international tax law and has run a successful accountancy and corporate finance practice for many years. Total funds raised by Kieran for film projects to date have exceeded €150million.
Kieran established, in conjunction with Roger Corman, film studios in Galway, Ireland, which produced a significant number of films and which was responsible for training a large number of individuals who now form a significant core element of the Irish film industry.
Kieran was also a director of Alliance Communications and Don Bluth Studios in Ireland. He formerly held the positions of member of the Irish Industrial Development Authority (IDA), the State-owned agency responsible for attracting multi-national investment into Ireland, for ten years, Chairman of the National Building Agency, the State-owned building agency, and a member of the State-controlled Custom House Docks Development Authority which established the Irish Financial Services Centre in Dublin.