Tom Burke has been making film and video projects of varying scales and styles for over a decade. Working primarily in the documentary form, he frequently assumes a shooting director role, and will often also contribute to the editing process of his own films. He has been able to mix factual television projects with more aesthetically driven Screen IrelandFís Éireann/Screen Ireland (FÉ/SI) is the national development agency for Irish filmmaking and the Irish film, television and animation industry. funded short form docs in recent years. Regardless of format or output medium, the goal is always the same; telling great stories to the highest narrative and visual standards, and always with respect for those in front of the lens.
His projects often mix local and global concerns – large stories told in microcosm.This has given him the experience of shooting in over thirty countries in a variety of conditions. He brings an array of skills to bear on working within small communities, collaborating with his subjects to ensure that the lms which emerge portray a reality that they can recognise.
Tom is a member of Screen Producers IrelandScreen Producers Ireland (SPI) is a members organisation that promotes the growth and sustainability of the Irish audiovisual production sector. More and the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland.