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Úna Ní Dhonghaíle - editor

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Multi-award winning film editor, Úna Ní Dhonghaíle ACE, BFE is best known for her work on the Oscar winning film 'Belfast', Bafta winning series 'The Crown' Series 1 and 2 and 'Three Girls', 'Stan and Ollie', 'Wallander', 'The Missing' Series 1, 'Dr Who', Roddy Doyle's 'Rosie', amongst many others. She has worked on the leading lights of British drama in what some are calling "The Golden Age of Television". Having completed a four year degree in Film and Media Studies in her native Dublin, Úna specialised in film editing at the prestigious National Film and Television School (NFTS), UK.

Úna has since gone from strength to strength, earning her first of five BAFTA nominations in film editing in 2009 for her work on the Abi Morgan's feature 'White Girl' and in 2020 for her editing of Sir Kenneth Branagh's 'Belfast'. Over a five year period, she co-directed and edited a documentary about her father entitled 'Invisible Man', for which she won the 2016 IFTA for Best Editing in Television. Úna has also received much recognition for her editing of the highly acclaimed BBC drama 'Three Girls' (currently shown on Netflix), winning the BAFTA award for Best Fiction Editing, the Technicolor Craft Award from Women In Film UK, the IFTA for Best Editing, the RTS Award for Best Editing of Fiction, the RTS West of England Award for Editing and the Televisual British Bulldog Award for Editing.

In 2018, Úna worked hard, editing three feature films, Roddy Doyle's independent film 'Rosie', Pathé's 'Misbehaviour', directed by Philippa Lowthorpe and 'All Is True' by Kenneth Branagh, as well as editing episodes 1 and 2 of BBC's acclaimed drama Andrew Davies' Les Misérables. In 2020, Úna had the privilege of editing Stephen Daldry's Bafta winning film, 'Together', written by Dennis Kelly and starring Sharon Horgan and James McAvoy. Úna has just finished editing a Disney/Bruckheimer film 'Young Woman and The Sea', starring Daisy Ridley, Stephen Graham and Christopher Eccleston, directed by Joachim Ronning, written by Jeff Nathanson and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. This film is due for release late 2023.