Gerry Maguire has 12+ years experience developing and producing film. He has produced numerous films both through his company Pins & Needles and as a freelancer, including 6 multi festival screening shorts and numerous feature films.
His work includes long-standing relationships with regular collaborators as well as one-off projects and is often characterised by visually risky or outsider content.
As Associate Producer he delivered BAFTA and BIFA nominated I Am Nasrine (2012) from director Tina Gharavi. He helped deliver international short film projects including UK-Serbian co-production If You See Maria (2014, dir Ivana Inastasovska), is Executive Producer on micro-budget feature This Is Not Happening (2014, dir Ewan Thomas) and has delivered features such as The Have Nots (2016), Two Graves (2017) and 18% Grey (2018) – all of which have been celebrated at festivals internationally.
His work with artists moving image has been exhibited in galleries across Europe.
Gerry provides regular freelance script and project development services, has been Festival Producer at Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival and London Short Film Festival, and managed production for Sheffield Doc/Fest.
His work has been supported by Creative England, Arts Council England, Northern Film & Media, Film London, IdeasTap, and Generator.