David Lawless

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David Lawless
Born (1979-01-19) 19 January 1979 (age 38)
Paris, France
Occupation filmmaker
Spouse(s) Bonnie-Jeanne Lawless (2007–present)
Website http://www.lawlessbyname.com

David Lawless is an award-winning Irish filmmaker and Creative Director.

David attended the Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology where he received a BSc in Communications, Film & Video Production. His graduate short film If Silence Should End starring James Watson received the Kodak Script award and went on to screen on RTÉ, BBC and at several international festivals.

After working as an editor & director in London from 2001 to 2003 and directing the feature documentary Kingdom of the Asante, David returned to Dublin where he began working as a freelance director on many acclaimed television, documentary, commercial and music video productions. Also in 2003 he founded Brazen Films, an independent film production company.

In 2006, Lawless produced the short film The White Dress, which was nominated for "Best Short Film" at the 2007 Irish Film and Television Awards. It also won awards at the 2006 Foyle Film Festival, the 2006 Galway Film Fleadh, and the 2007 Belfast Film Festival and has screened at dozens of festivals across the globe.

David currently lives in San Francisco.


  • If Silence Should End 2001 - Short Film - Director
  • "Kingdom of the Asante" 2002 - Feature Documentary - Director
  • "Prodrift" 2006 - Lifestyle Series - Director
  • "Consuming Passions" 2008 - Documentary Series - Director
  • "Stumptown" 2010 - Short Film - Director



  1. ^ The White Dress. Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on 2008-07-26.
  2. ^ The White Dress - Full Cast and Crew. Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on 2008-07-26.

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