Louis Deacy is an Irish film maker, videographer and photographer.


In 2013 he was commissioned to produce a film which documented the Irish phase of the 'Contemporary Self Portrait Project', a European partner programme between the leading art academies in Finland, Estonia, Sweden, Latvia and Ireland, which focuses on giving individuals, local communities and different European regions ways of expressing identity through self-portraits.


'I Write Soul' (2013) is his candid documentary which sheds light on the undercover world of an active Irish graffiti writer. This film lead to 'Grafféire' (2014), a culturally significant documentary which features exclusive interviews with top Irish graffiti writers; insights by respected commentators; and a soundtrack by leading Irish rappers.


'Síoraí' archives the development of Brendon Deacy's exhibition about James Fintan Lalor which was premiered at the Dunamaise Arts Centre on 17 October 2014 and will be shown at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka in July 2016.


Louis graduated from the Department of Fine Art Media at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, in 2014. He has taught camera skills and video editing at the Rialto Youth Project, Dublin. After documenting the ‘Christchurch Rebuild’ in New Zealand in 2015 he moved to New York in November 2015.


In New York Louis interned at Simba Productions, one of the top 20 video production companies in New York as well as freelanced for Beast Mode New York Rap Battle League, Comic Book Club Live and many more.


After his adventures in New York Louis moved to Vancouver, Canada to gain experience in their ever growing film and TV industry.



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photograph by Matthew Thompson

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