Blank Canvas Pictures is the umbrella name used to represent the work produced by Irish actor and director Eoin C Macken and collaborators. Blank Canvas Pictures projects aim to create visually stimulating stories that have a universal appeal, a high standard of execution and an innovative style while also placing a huge emphasis on association with music; especially original work being used or created. Music is an important compliment to the visual and working closely with talented young artists plays a large part in the creative process.
Since making his first short film ‘Dreaming For you in Los Angeles which was selected for the 2007 Los Angeles and San Francisco short film festivals, films by Eoin C Macken and Blank Canvas Pictures have been selected for festivals, screened on television and released worldwide on various platforms. Many of the collaborators, filmmakers, actors and artists involved in the various projects have gone on degrees of national and international recognition such as Emmett J Scanlan, Una Healy, Daniel Katz.
Christian Blake was released across the USA and subsequently worldwide with Celebrity Video in 2009, ‘The Fashion Of Modelling’ was picked up and screened on numerous occasions by RTE in 2009 and 2010. ‘The Inside’, a psychological horror film was picked up by Left Film Sales and will released circa Halloween 2012. Charlie Casanova is released with Optimum on May 11th 2012, and shorts such as ‘Mekali’ have been screened at the Galway and Cork film festivals.
Eoin works as a director, writer and cinematographer as well as working full time as an actor. Eoin’s cinematography credits include Terry McMahon’s internationally acclaimed and 4 times IFTA nominated feature Charlie Casanova, and Mark O Connor’s new feature Stalker. Eoin’s acting credits include BBC’s Merlin, Small Island, Mike Figgis’ Suspension of Disbelief and Andrew Hull’s Siren. As a model Eoin has worked for Ralph Lauren, Abercrombie and Fitch, GQ and Braun.
See under the various sections for more extensive biogs on each work, links to view some, trailers, screenwriting, photographs and information on upcoming work.
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