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Mission Statement

The aim of OC Productions’ is to create professional and artistic feature films, shorts, advertisements, trailers, corporate content and music videos. We thrive to produce entertaining, provoking and moving film from script to screen that inspire audiences around the world.

What is OC Productions

OC Productions is a full-service independent film Production Company focussing on creating, developing and producing high quality film that delivers entertaining, provoking and emotive stories to global audiences.

OC Productions comprises of a compliment of enthusiastic and vigilant film-makers and crew who proudly provide top-quality entertainment through unique cinematic experiences.


Damian O’Callaghan | Director

Originally from Cork, Damian O’Callaghan has lived in Killarney for the past 21 years. He worked as a Jarvey in The Killarney National Park for most of that time.

Damian trained as a actor at The Bricriú Theatre Company alongside Donal Courtney, Martin O Brien and Michael Fassbender. In 1991, he wrote his first play ”Tradition” for The Bricriú, which he directed and starred in.

Damian took some time out of acting and directing in 2002 to complete a Business Degree at The Shannon College of Hotel Management. After graduating with honours, he set up OC Productions and wrote and directed the play ‘Let’s be Frank’, which was shown in Tralee’s Síamsa Tíre National Theatre.

Making the move from stage to screen, he then produced the short film ‘Bouncers’, which was in the official selection of The Cork and Kerry film festivals.

‘The Gift’ is Damian’s debut feature film and it has been screened at the Kerry Film Festival and the World of Film Festival.


Paul FitzSimons | Writer

Kildare writer Paul FitzSimons has written scripts for features, short films and TV, including The Gift for OC Productions.

Paul has worked as a story-writer on the RTE TV drama Fair City.

Paul’s debut novel Burning Matches is represented by literary agency The Book Bureau and is being considered for publication.

Paul is also a script consultant and provides script-editing consultation to film and TV writers.



Claire Corrigan | Assistant Director

Tyrone based filmmaker Claire Corrigan has completed many courses in filmmaking and received awards for her pictorial and film work in her first year of college. Claire has recently graduated from Filmbase, in conjunction with Staffordshire University, with her Masters of Science in Digital Feature Film Production.

Claire has carried out many roles on various sets ranging from Boom operator, Production Designer and Location Manager, to name a few. Having spent years building up her knowledge of the various roles that bring together a crew and create a film from scratch, she has fallen into her main roles as Producer and 1st AD for OC Productions. Bringing with her, her passion and enthusiasm to get the job done the simplest, cheapest and most fun way possible.



“I had the great pleasure of working with OC productions on their latest film The Gift.
Beautiful locations, hard work and great hospitality made working on this project a thoroughly enjoyable experience.
OC Productions are a professional ambitious outfit who I would be delighted to work with again in the future.”
Alan Devine, Actor
” It is always very exciting to me when new artists emerge full of passion,
commitment & vision. I had the pleasure of working with one such new voice
in independent cinema on his second feature film ” The Gift”. After filming
with Damian I can genuinely say that he is a committed , passionate, risk
taking new writer & director . I would very much like to wish this kind and
thoughtful artist Damian O’ Callaghan every success in the future.”
Una Kavanagh, Actress
“Working with OC Productions was a pleasure from beginning to end. I was bewitched by the beautiful locations for The Gift and beguiled by Damian O Callaghan’s talent and vision. He is definitely one to watch for the future.”
Dawn Bradfield, Actress