Seamus McNally

Seamus McNally is a filmmaker based in New York and Berlin.


Seamus McNally

Seamus McNally is a seasoned filmmaker, working as a professional acting coach and teacher for nearly twenty years. He coaches actors privately, and consults directors internationally for a wide array of film and television productions.

Recent projects include: Roots, Vinyl (M. Scorsese), Orange is the New Black, The Night Of, Too Old To Die Young (N. W. Refn), Black Mirror. Currently working on Clarice, the CBS sequel-series to “Silence of the Lambs.”

As a filmmaker, Seamus has directed numerous narrative short films including: To Paint the Portrait of a Bird, The Hypnotist, Sketches of Honey, Good Old Days, Exchange Place, and an excerpt from Mike Leigh's Ecstasy to name a few. His films have premiered at Cannes, Montreal, Woodstock, Mill Valley, and won Best Short Film at the final NY/Avignon Film Festival. Throughout the past several years he has been developing a diverse portfolio of projects for feature film and television. Seamus and frequent collaborator Trine Piil have just co-directed the feature film Nothing, based on the classic young adult novel of the same title by Janne Teller, now in post production in Copenhagen.