Tom Ryan – Producer/Writer/Director
Although ‘Trampoline’ is his first feature as a writer/director, Tom is no stranger to these types of productions having worked as a camera trainee on Todd Solondz’s ‘Dark Horse’ and Steve McQueen’s ‘Shame’. He also worked on TV shows such as ‘The Savage Eye’ and ‘Vikings’. Tom has written and directed many shorts films which have been screened both in Ireland and in the US including ‘Can’t Stand Losing You’ and his documentary about Obama’s 2009 Presidential Inauguration ‘A Time of Change’. Tom also produced Trampoline, raising the finances for the film as well as handling all of the promotion and marketing aspects of ‘Trampoline’.
Claire Gormley is a Dublin-based producer. Trampoline is her first feature film production and she also acted as 1st AD on set throughout the shoot. Claire is also Development Producer for one of Ireland’s top production companies “Grand Pictures” and is involved with discovering the new wave of comedy writing talent. She is also a talented photographer in her own right and produces an array of short films such as “Mute”.
Cian Moynan – Director of Photography
Director of shorts such as ‘The Thumb Collector’ and the ‘Gangs in the Garden’ music video for Black Moth Super Rainbow, Cian Moynan is a talented filmmaker who lent his talents to ‘Trampoline’ as cinematographer. Shooting off of a Canon C300, Cian worked hard to find a visual style and tone that suited the script.
Cian O Brien – Sound/ Composer
With a Masters in music production, Cian O Brien has an ear for sound like no other. He is also an incredibly gifted musician who is working on composing and performing original music for this feature film. His musical talents are unrivaled and he was a valuable member of the team on set as sound recordist.
Liam Delahunty – Boom Operator
Director of the award winning short ‘Tom’s Sceadu’ Liam was boom operator on the ‘Trampoline’ shoot. He is currently working as a videographer in Berlin, Germany where he has already shot many behind the scenes videos for musician Ray Garvey. Liam is a talented filmmaker who’s experience and expertise was highly regarded throughout the ‘Trampoline’ shoot.
Mairead Ni Threinir – 2nd AD
Mairead is a graduate of Huston School of Film and Digital Media, NUIG. Since graduating Mairead has produced many shorts and music videos including ‘Gangs in the Garden’ by Black Moth Super Rainbow and the incredibly successful ‘Hands Down’ by Funeral Suits. A key member of the Crooked Creations production company, Mairead was a valued part of the team throughout the production on ‘Trampoline’.
Kevin Minogue – Editor
An experienced editor, now working as a cinematographer, Kevin has some great credits to his name as DoP on three hugely popular Funeral Suits music videos – ‘Health’, ‘All Those Friendly People’ and ‘Hands Down’, the latter of which he also directed. He has also worked as camera operator for RTE, TV3, TG4, Setanta and DAVE. He is also the cinematographer and co-producer of the upcoming feature film ‘Limp’.
Davi Aquino – Sound Mixer
The sound mix for Trampoline was provided by Davi Aquino, who is a freelance audio engineer currently based in Dublin. He has worked as a sound recordist and mixer on many shoots and is also a very talented musician who can turn his hand to performing soundtracks. His most recent work as a mixer and composer was on the short film ‘Lootera’ which was screened at the 2013 Galway Film Fleadh. Davi has been a great friend to the ‘Trampoline’ team and has been involved with this project since it’s inception. You can listen to samples of his music by visiting http://www.soundcloud.com/daviaquino.