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Mike Heneghan

Writer, Children's, 6+ years, Animation

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

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Mike started his career as a Film/TV Editor, working on documentaries for Irish TV stations TG4 and RTÉ, award-winning short films, music videos and advertisements. He is also the writer and curator of webcomics Five Hour Breakfast and Henbra Comics, both of which are hosted on Spectrum award-winning site Comikka.net, and he is the prize-winning writer of short and flash-fictions, contributing to Specklit and Stupefying Stories.

Mike is the Writer-Creator and Associate Editor of comic-book properties with Titan 1 Studio, recent titles include Zomben (issued April 2017), alongside writing on a new animated series for Disney/Cake Entertainment. His episode ‘Alpha Chuck’ for Space Chickens in Space was just nominated for the Best Writer for an Animated Series award at the Irish Animation Awards 2019.

Work

Current

YoYo
RAI / Telegael

Currently writing on a new pre-school series for RAI

Writing Credits

Space Chickens in Space (2017)
Cake Entertainment / Disney

3 x 11′ episodes of this new animated sci-fi/comedy. Currently screening on Disney Jr.

NOMINATION: Best Writer for an Animated Series at the Irish Animation Awards 2019 for the episode ‘Alpha Chuck’

Zephra
Filmbase/RTÉ

Short film co-written with Bob Gallagher
Winner of the Filmbase/RTÉ Award
Nominated for Best Drama at IFTA & BAFTA qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival
View Trailer here

Project Literacy
Secret Location

Developed Oculus Rift VR narratives for Literacy-based art installation, in conjunction with renowned UK creative agencies IDEO and FCB

Halcyon
Secret Location / SyFy

Wrote 15 x 5′ episodes (10 Linear Narrative, 5 Virtual Reality) for sci-fi/crime drama, broadcast on-line and on the SyFy Channel in September 2016.

Dummy

Short film co-written with Bob Gallagher
Shortlisted for Galway Film Centre Award and Filmbase/RTÉ Award

Behemoth

Pilot 60′ miniseries co-written with Binne MacManamon
Long-listed for Red Planet Prize

Fighting for Peace
TG4

Co-writer and Video Editor for 52′ broadcast documentary