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John McKeown, ex-CS student, has written and directed a number of short ‘viral videos’ for Amnesty International, which won the Bord Gais Social Media Award for best video campaign of the year (2012).

John has also been involved in various roles as producer/writer/first director in a range of other films:

Free House
http://www.rte.ie/storyland-2011/episodes-free-house.html (2 eps)

Hysteria
http://www.rte.ie/drama/featured/storyland/hysteria.html (3 eps)

Trouble Times Three
http://www.rte.ie/drama/featured/storyland/troubletimesthree.html (4 eps)

The Begrudgers (This show actually won the competition)
http://www.rte.ie/drama/featured/storyland/begrudgers.html (4 eps plus
another can be seen here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0BYPBQT4t8 )

John has established, and is managing director of the Sixsem production company (six semesters – named so after the number of semesters that he spent on the Communications Course in DCU).

Source: www.sixsem.ie

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