Daithi Is an award winning film editor with extensive professional experience across a broad range of documentary/drama production. He has worked in television for over thirty years. In Ireland, starting with Radharc, Eamon De Buitlear, RTE, and Windmill Lane. He emigrated to Canada in 1993, working with production companies and broadcasters there, CBC, Global, CTV, Vision, Discovery, The National Film Board of Canada. He returned to Ireland in 2007 and has worked as a freelance film editor ever since. His most recent work includes
LÓN SA SPÉIR
A feature length documentary for TG4 and BordScannánNahÉireann on the famous 1932 photograph “men on a beam”. 69 stories up on the Rockafellercentre in new york city these 11 ironworkers were the hands that built america, and it turns out that some of them were Irish.
A Sonta TV production: Dir Sean O Cualáin, Editor Daíthí Connaughton.
IFTA winner 2013, Toronto International Film Festival, Amsterdam Film Festival, New York Film Festival, Helsinki Film Festival. Screened in selected Cinemas across Ireland February 2013, Trailer: http://tiff.net.
A TERRIBLE BEAUTY
A griping documentary / drama about two linked events during the Irish Rebellion of 1916. It is an emotionally charged drama told from the perspective of the foot soldier on both sides and the innocent civilian caught in the middle.A Tile production, Produced Dave Farrell, Directed by Keith Farrell, Edited by Daíthí Connaughton. Official screening -Dublin International Film Festival 2013 .
BREITH AGUS BÁS
Breith agus Bás is an unusual documentary drama about identical twins who are cursed by a postmistress in Lettermacaward in Donegal. Was the tragedy that followed their lives a result of this curse or a postscript to the struggle for Irish Independence? Directed by Sean O'Meallagh, Edited by Daithi Connaughton
CÉ A CHÓNAIGH I MO THEACHSA?
A 18 part series on interesting houses around Ireland. Season one achieved high ratings for TG4. Tile Films/ Directed by Ruan Magan, Edited by Daíthí Connaughton,