Don Mc Camphill is a writer-director from Co. Antrim in Ireland. He holds a BA from King’s College London and an MA in Film from Goldsmith’s College.
His writing spans film, theatre, and broadcast with commissions for BBC Drama, Radio 4, BBC Films, Calipo, Make [Ireland], and others.
He was the winner of the BBC Double Exposure screenwriting competition and the BBC First Words radio drama scheme. His first radio play, Bull Epic, was nominated for the Society of Authors’ Imison Award, and his Classic Serial Barry Lyndon was nominated for a Sony.
In 2002 he was the winner of the Bill Miskelly Award from NI Screen.
Films include The Wayfarer, winner of the BBC Northern Lights competition, and Warning Signs, part of the BAFTA-nominated Citizenship series. Current projects include the NI Screen-funded shorts, Invisible and Quiet. His short film 4 Winds is currently playing festivals.
His first feature script, Bull Epic, was commissioned by BBC Films.
He was formerly a producer at the Soho Theatre in London. Theatre projects include work with companies as diverse as the National Theatre [London], 7:84 Theatre Company [Scotland], Tinderbox [Belfast], Jagriti Theatre [Bangalore], and Aisling Ghéar, the Irish language theatre company.
Don is also an occasional broadcaster, producing and presenting music and culture show, An Cumann Cultúrtha, on Irish-language station Raidió Fáilte. He is a fluent speaker of Irish and English and speaks good French, Spanish and German.