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Hodkinson & Conroy

Writer, Children's

Agent: Jean Kitson - jean@kitsonpress.co.uk

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Mark Hodkinson and Richie Conroy have collaborated on projects for over a decade. Their animated feature film ‘Two by Two‘ was released worldwide in 2015 and a sequel is in production. They are currently writing another feature, ‘The Defects: Finding Hope‘, and have a number of other films in development with companies including the Irish Film Board, Wunderwerk and Treasure Entertainment.

Mark and Richie also work as head writers and showrunners and through their own production company, Snowluke Pictures, wrote and directed two series of the live-action comedy series ‘Fran: Assistant Manager‘ which was broadcast in Ireland, USA, Canada and Australia. They have been hired as a writing team on productions (including ‘Groove High‘, Disney UK) and to develop projects by production companies including King Bert, Boulder Media and Jam Media.

Mark and Richie were invited to attend the BBC comedy unit’s College of Comedy and were awarded development funding for their own live-action sitcom, ‘Sparks‘, which was subsequently optioned by Jellylegs.

Work

Current

The Defects
Fabrique d'Images

Animation feature film in development

Animation Feature Films

Two by Two (the sequel) (2017-2018)
Ulysses Films / Moetion Films / Grid Animation / Fabrique d'Images

Co-writers on this animation feature film, in production

Two by Two (2015)
Ulysses Films / Moetion Films / Grid Animation / Fabrique d'Images

Co-writers on this animation feature film, distributed worldwide by eOne Entertainment

Television Writing / Directing

Fran: Assistant Manager (Series 2) (2010)
Setanta, Ireland / Snowluke Pictures

Live Action Comedy Series (6 x 30’ episodes)

Fran: Assistant Manager (Series 1) (2009)
Setanta, Ireland / Snowluke Pictures

Live Action Comedy Series (10 x 10’ episodes)

Television Writing

Groove High (2009-2010)
Disney UK / Planet Nemo (France)

Animated/Live Action Series (26’ episodes)

Short Films

Up for Air (2008)
RTÉ / Galway Film Centre / Snowluke Pictures

Short Film (live action)

Festival Award Winner: Chicago Irish Film Festival 2009