MnáMná Films is a new Irish production company passionate about telling stories not often told and highlighting voices rarely heard on film and television
mná is the Irish word for women
Patricia Kelly is a writer, director, producer and actor living in Dublin and founder of MnáMná Films. Her short films (both narrative and doc) have screened at international and Irish film festivals picking up several nominations and awards. Cost You Nothing was shown on the national broadscaster RTE’s Short Screen 2021. She is currently in post-production on her fifth (doc) and sixth (narrative) short films. She has also had a comedy play broadcast on RTE Radio One in association with the BAI and Sideline Productions.
Patricia is currently developing three TV comedy series, one of which is based on the broadcast radio play. She is also developing two narrative features. She worked as a freelance script reader for Northern Ireland Screen for four years, has a MA in Screenwriting for Film & TV from the National Film School in Ireland, a BA in English Literature from the Open University and a Diploma from the Gaiety School of Acting. She has also written articles for magazines and national newspapers.
Patricia is passionate about bringing characters not often seen and voices rarely heard to the screen, often concentrating on films that explore social issues such as homelessness, autism, ageism, domestic abuse and LGBTQ+ rights. She is a member of the Writers Guild of Ireland, Screen Producers Ireland and Women in Film and Television Ireland.
Show reel: https://vimeo.com/440310891
Radio play: https://bit.ly/33h7IfT