Creed’s experience of film and television production spans feature films, factual documentaries on the arts, history, social justice and the environment. Since 2006 she has directed over 50 hours of primetime documentary/factual television. Her most recent documentary Mercury 13 was commissioned by Netflix in 2018. The promo for the film won the
Creed’s experience of film and television production spans feature films, factual documentaries on the arts, history, social justice and the environment. Since 2006 she has directed over 50 hours of primetime documentary/factual television. Her most recent documentary Mercury 13 was commissioned by Netflix in 2018. The promo for the film won the “Cuban Hat for Best Pitch” at the Hot Docs International Documentary Festival, Canada in 2015. Geraldine is currently developing a feature film script based on the documentary called Mercury Rising. In 2020, she participated in the WomenXBorders readathon at the Irish Writer’s Centre reading an extract from her first novel The Lie of the Lake. The project was selected for the Curtis Brown CBC Breakthrough Mentoring Programme in 2022. The Lie of the Lake was selected as one of the winners at the Irish Writer’s Centre Novel Fair 2023.
Script Awards – Film & Television
Thousand Films/Sid Gentle Films, UK. Want & Swimmers long listed for the 2019 screenplay competition.
Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland – Screenplay Development Mercury Rising 2017
Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland – Screenplay Development Want 2016
Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland – Documentary Development Mercury 13 2013
Radharc nomination – Living on the Edge RTE Factual, 2011
Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland – Screenplay Development 1243 (The God Squad) 2010
Arts Council – Film Award – Taken 2007
Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland – Documentary Award The Exile Files 2006
Irish Film Board – Screenplay Development Award Mercury 13 2003
Luxembourg Fantasy Festival Audience Award Chaos 2001
Bronze Award Worldfest Charleston, Best Comedy Film The Sun, Moon & Stars 1997
Echo published in ‘A page from my life’ by Harper Collins, October 2020.
The More Things Change longlisted for the Primadonna Prize, 2020
Case File No. 1 shortlisted for Fish Flash Fiction competition 2019
Fuel for the Fire winner of Red line literary magazine Short Story Award First Ed. March 2013.
An t-Aiseiri (The Resurrection) published in Arena’s ‘New Planet Cabaret Anthology’, New Island, 2013.
The Sheriff of Sunday third place in the Trevor/Bowen International Short Story competition 2012.
Out of Sight runner up in Francis McManus short story award and broadcast on RTE Radio 1 2009.
Jesus on the Dash published in ‘New Writing from UCD’ 2008.
Academics & Craft Qualifications
Master of Arts by Research in Creative Arts, IADT. Master of Arts in Creative Writing UCD.
FAS/Screen Training Ireland Multi-Skilling for Producer/Directors.
European Media Screenwriting Programmes EQUINOX, ARISTA and EAVE.
BA Communications & Media Production Dublin Institute of Technology DIT.
Professional Guilds/Bodies: Directors UK, European Women’s Audiovisual Network, Screen Director’s
Guild Ireland, Writers Guild Ireland, Women in Film and Television Ireland, Irish Writers Centre.