After achieving his degree in music, Naoise started his career in post production working as a Sound Editor in Number 4, Windmill Lane. He then went on to Boom on small budget Indie films and progressed as trainee onto features such as “Vita and Virginia”, “Dublin Oldschool” and “Calm With Horses”. He has also has worked on TV series such as “Red Rock”, “Bridget and Eamon”, a plethora of shorts and a handful of commercials.

Naoise Meegan

 

C.V.

 

Date of Birth - 29th April 1992

 

Apt 1. 109 Custom House, The Quay, Waterford City, Co. Waterford naoisemeegan@gmail.com

 

00 353 87 910 9158

 

Referees

Paddy Downey – Sound Mixer (087 686 7330)

Niall O’Suillivan – Sound Mixer (087 241 2160)

Mick Creedon – Head of Audio - Windmill Lane (01 671 3444)

 

Employment

 

May 2016 – Present Sound Trainee/Boom Operator – Freelance

 

(Feature) Dailies as a sound trainee on “The Maze” – Directed by Stephen Burke.

Mixed by Peter Bërgstrom

 

(Drama) Dailies as a sound trainee on “Red Rock” – TV3 Drama

Mixed by Alan Scully

 

(Short) Boom Operator on “Digs for Pennies” – Directed by Evin O’Neill

Mixed by Paddy Downey

 

(Short) Boom Operator on “Seedling” – Directed by Stevie Russell

Mixed by Paddy Downey

 

(Commercial) Boom Operator on “Lidl Homecoming” – Antidote

Mixed by Graham Newcombe

 

(Drama) Sound Trainee on “Red Rock” – TV3 Drama (Season 3)

Mixed by Niall O’Suillivan

 

(Doc) Recordist on “Bordalo - A Life of Waste” – Directed by Rua Meegan & Trevor Wheelan

 

(Short) Boom Operator on “Catcalls” – Directed by Kate Dolan

Mixed by Chris Carroll

 

(Feature) Dailies as 2nd Boom Operator on “End of Sentence”– Directed by Elfar Adalsteins

Mixed by Paddy Downey

 

(Drama) 2nd Boom Operator on “Bridget and Eamonn” – RTE Comedy (Season 2)

Mixed by Aiden Norris

 

(Feature) 2nd Boom Operator on “Dublin Oldschool” – Directed by Dave Tynan

Mixed by Paddy Downey

 

(Feature) Sound Trainee on “Vita and Virginia” – Directed by Chanya Button

Mixed by Simon Willis

 

(Drama) Sound Trainee on “Rig 45” – ITV Drama (Season 1)

Mixed by Peter Nicell

 

(Feature) Boom Operator on “Christmas Perfection” – Directed by David Jackson

Mixed by Paddy Downey

(Commercial) Boom Operator on “eir Convergence – Rally” – Gaslight & Rothco

Mixed by Simon Murphy

 

(Feature) Sound Trainee on “Royally Ever After” – Directed by Lee Friedlander

Mixed by Ray Cross

 

(Short) Boom Operator on “Day Out” – Directed by Virginia Gilbert

Mixed by Niall Suillivan

 

(Short) Boom Operator on “The Trap” – Directed by Helen Flanagan

Mixed by Chris Caroll

 

(Feature) Sound Assistant on “Calm With Horses” – Directed by Nick Rowland

Mixed by David Giles

Sept 2014 – April 2016 (FT) Runner/Audio Editor Windmill Lane

 

Started in Windmill Lane as a runner sitting in on as many aspects of Audio as possible

After 9 months of being a runner, I got Employed as an Audio Editor

Designed and edited sound on animations such as “Randy Cunningham” – Disney Production

“Henry Hugglemosters” – Disney Production “Danger Mouse” - CBBC Production

“Go Jetters” - CBBC Production

I have edited Foley as part of a team on “The Last King” directed by Nils Gaup

I have dialogue edited for animation and live action

 

Feb 2013 - Present Band Manager / Leader ‘Thank Funk’

 

‘Thank Funk’ on average play 3 fully paid live gigs a week at various venues around Ireland

The band have recorded studio material and music videos with Temple Lane

Responsible for the booking of all band members and organisation of transport / equipment

Negotiating rates and dates with venue managers

Ensuring all members get paid in full in a timely fashion by venue management

Managing all marketing and social media surrounding the band and our events

Managing all queries by phone / email.

 

June 2010 - Present Professional Musician Freelance / ‘Thank Funk’

 

Keyboard player with the aforementioned band ‘Thank Funk’

Freelance gig musician with other musicians / bands (keyboards, piano and guitar)

Freelance session musician (projects include playing lead guitar for a national Vodafone advertisement)

Writing / producing songs for theatre (projects include the Jim Nolan play ‘Blackwater Angel’)

Sound engineering trainee - sporadical work as a freelance trainee sound engineer in recording studios including ‘Meegan Advertising’ studio and with Moynihan Russell studios.

 

July 2007 - May 2013 (PT & FT) Waiter / Barman The Ballymore Inn

 

Extensive front of house experience at the renowned multi-award winning Kildare restaurant

Serving customers, often some of Ireland’s most wealthy or famous patrons

Running and stocking the restaurant bar

Completed official Bord Bia course in Food Safety

 

Education

B.A Honours Degree in Music, 2010 - 2014 Waterford Institute of Technology

Grade 6 in Piano Studies

 

Hobbies

Music, Film & Television, Cycling and Chess

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