Ivan Kavanagh

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Ivan Kavanagh is an Irish filmmaker who has written, directed and edited five features and ten short films.

His second feature film "The Solution" toured the festival circuit worldwide and won Best Drama at the Portobello Film Festival 2007 in London. The Durban International Film Festival in South Africa called it “a gritty masterpiece”.

Ivan's third feature Tin Can Man won Boundary Breaking Best Feature at the Sydney Underground Film Festival 2007 and Best Actor for Patrick O'Donnell. It also won Best Foreign Film, Best Foreign Actor for Michael Parle and Best Foreign Director at the Melbourne Underground Film Festival 2008 and Best Cinematography at the Strasbourg International Film Festival 2008.

His 2009 feature film The Fading Light produced by Park Films and financed by the Irish Film Board, recently won Best Irish Film and Best Male Actor for Patrick O'Donnell at the Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards during the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2010. Amongst many other festivals, it also played in the World Cinema section of the prestigious Pusan International Film Festival 2010, South Korea and at the Titanic Film Festival 2011, Hungary. [1] [2]


Year Title
2021 Son
2019 Never Grow Old
2014 The Canal
2009 The Fading Light
2008 Our Wonderful Home
2007 Tin Can Man
2007 The Solution
2002 Bandage Man



  1. ^ "Irish Film Institute". Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 2 March 2010.
  2. ^ "Film Directory | Screen Ireland".
  3. ^ "Ivan Kavanagh". IMDb.

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