'Ballyturk', 2017.

Makeup Artist/Hair

Short film based on the play 'Ballyturk' by Enda Walsh. 

Written, designed and co-directed by Paul Kerney. Co-directed by Christopher G Corcoran. Produced by Ben Rogan. Cinematography by Eilis Doherty. Makeup and hair by Aisling Kelly. Costumes by Grace Lennon.

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'Red Rock', 2017.

TV3/BBC television drama.

Makeup Assistant for Season 3.

Duties include makeup and hair on cast, dailies and extras as well as standby makeup on set. Duties have also included preparing all makeup/hair products for filming on locations as well as preparing set bags for each actor, based on scene shooting schedules and script breakdowns supervised by HOD Caroline McCurdy.

'The Professor and the Mad Man', 2016.

Feature film directed by Farhad Safinia starring Natalie Dormer, Mel Gibson and Sean Penn.

Crowd Makeup Trainee (Daily).

Duties included naturalistic period makeup and 'war scene' makeup on extras as well as standby makeup on set. Duties also included mixing, cutting, tonging and applying yak facial hair. 

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'Sister', 2016

Production, Costume and Character Design

Short Film. 'The Bear & Fox Pictures'. Funded by the Irish Arts Council.

Produced by Glenn Whelan & Rachel Traynor. Directed by Glenn Whelan. Cinematography by Penny-Merelle Gray.

Head of Art Department by Aisling Kelly. Art Department Assistants James Doyle and Paul Kerney. Makeup and Hair by Emily Smyth and Miriam McCarthy. 

Duties included script breakdown, research and concept design for all sets, costumes and characters. Duties also included hiring and managing assistants for each area of art department, sourcing and making props and costumes, set dressing, styling, continuity checks, and balancing and managing finance funds.

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'Face Lift', 2016

Writer, Designer & Director

Short Film - Major Project for final year assessment of BA Design for Stage and Screen, IADT - for which Aisling was awarded a first class honours. 

2016.

Co-Director - Dave Fox

Director of Photography - Eilis Doherty

Editor - Christopher Corcoran

Sound Design - Orlaith Darcy

Starring Saoirse Doyle, Michael O'Kelly, Geraldine McAlinden and Sharon McCoy

Set Decorator - Paul Kerney

Makeup Assistant - Emily Smyth

Hair Assistant - Miriam McCarthy

Special thanks to Peter Wilson, Laurent Murray and Danilo Zambrano

Duties included screenwriting, script breakdown, research and concept design for all sets, costumes and characters. Duties also included hiring and managing assistants for each area of art department, sourcing and making props and costumes, set dressing, styling, continuity checks, and balancing and managing finance funds, as well as directing on set. 

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'Blood Wedding', 2016.

Theatre Costume Design Project - Project Shoot

Makeup Artist/Hair Stylist - Aisling Kelly

Concept Design & Costume Construction- Grace Lennon

Photography - James Doyle

Location - Henrietta Street

 

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'Giant Blue Hand', 2015.

Theatre Costume Design Project - Project Shoot

Makeup Artist/Hair Stylist - Aisling Kelly

Concept Design & Costume Construction- Nathan Jesse

Lighting - Meg O'Kelly

Photographer - Erica Coburn

Box Maker - Emma McKeagney

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'A Midsummer Night's Dream', 2014

Play performed in the Pavilion Theatre.

Makeup Artist/Hair Stylist

Director: Alan Doyle

Set, Costume and Make-Up Design: Students from Design for Stage and Screen at IADT, Dún Laoghaire

Duties included collaborating with other members of the costume and art department to produce concept designs, liaising with the director, doing makeup and hair on cast members for dress rehearsals and two performances, as well as makeup and hair on cast members for promotional material in advance of the performance. Duties also included standby makeup for multiple makeup/hair changes during performance. 

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Additional Media Work

Music 

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'L'Ormindo', 2015.

Opera performed in the Samuel Beckett Theatre.

Makeup Artist/Hair Stylist

Conductor: David Adams

Director: Ben Barnes

Lighting Design: Kevin McFadden

Set, Costume and Make-Up Design: Students from Design for Stage and Screen at IADT, Dún Laoghaire

Duties included collaborating with other members of the costume and art department to produce concept designs, liaising with the director, doing makeup and hair on lead lady for dress rehearsals and performances on a daily basis for two weeks, as well as makeup and hair on lead lady for photocalls with press and for promotional material in advance of the performance. Duties also included makeup and hair on other members of cast and standby makeup for multiple makeup/hair changes during performance. 

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