|Full Name Damien O'Donnell|
Born 1967 (age 49–50)Dublin
Awards BAFTA Award for Best British Film
Nominations Goya Award for Best European Film
Movies East Is East, Rory O'Shea Was Here, Heartlands, How Was Your Day?, Check the Gate: Putting B
Similar Jordan Routledge, Ayub Khan‑Din, Linda Bassett, Steven Robertson, Emil Marwa
Damien O'Donnell (born 1967 in Dublin) is an Irish film director and writer.
He has directed East is East (1999), Heartlands (2002) and Inside I'm Dancing (2004), amongst others.
He is from Coolock, Dublin. He has also directed advertisements for Bulmers Original Dry Irish Cider, which is brewed in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.
He won the Empire Award for Best Newcomer and received a British Independent Film Awards nomination for East is East.