Gar O’Rourke is an award-winning Irish director currently based in Dublin.
His work spans across commercials, documentaries, music videos & art films. He has directed projects for clients such as Netflix, Visa, Patagonia, Sony, Everlast, KFC, Dyson, Paddy Power, CBS’ Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Irish Museum of Modern Art.
His debut film – Kachalka – was selected to compete in over 20 Oscar-qualifying film festivals internationally including Hot Docs, Clermont-Ferrand, Palm Springs, and Aspen Shortsfest. It was acquired by the highly acclaimed Oscar & Emmy award winning US documentary TV program ‘POV’ (PBS), executive producers of this show include Werner Herzog, Errol Morris & Brad Pitt. Alongside this, the film was acquired by MUBI, Air Canada, Aer Lingus, Aeon and several major European TV networks.
Gar is currently in development on his first feature documentary which is a tragicomedy that takes place in a Soviet sanatorium in southern Ukraine.Book to work with Gar