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Mike Heneghan

Writer, Children's, 6+ years, Animation

Agent: Jean Kitson -

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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, 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.



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’


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

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.


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


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

Fighting for Peace

Co-writer and Video Editor for 52′ broadcast documentary