About



Gar is an award-winning Irish director currently based in Dublin. His work spans across documentary, commercials, music videos & art films. He has directed projects for clients such as Netflix, Visa, Patagonia, Sony, Everlast, Dyson, CBS' Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Irish Museum of Modern Art.

His debut film - Kachalka  - was selected to compete in over 20 Oscar-qualifying film festivals internationally including Hot Docs, Clermont-Ferrand, Palm Springs, and Aspen Shortsfest.  It was acquired by the highly acclaimed Oscar & Emmy award winning US documentary TV program 'POV' (PBS), executive producers of this show include Werner Herzog, Errol Morris & Brad Pitt. Alongside this, the film was acquired by MUBI,  several international airlines and national TV broadcasters. The film received a Vimeo Staff Pick and has been nominated for a Vimeo Staff Pick Best of the Year.

Gar is currently in development on his first feature documentary, a tragicomedy that takes place in a Soviet-era sanatorium in southern Ukraine. He is represented for commercials in Ireland by Pull The Trigger.



CONTACT

gar@garorourke.com