Colm Quinn

is an IFTA nominated writer/director in drama and documentary. His work has been commissioned by the Irish Film Board, Filmbase, the Berlinale Talent Campus, and RTE. His films have been screened at over 100 international festivals including Edinburgh, SXSW, AFI Docs, Tampere, Sheffield DocFest and Sao Paolo. Awards have been received from the Royal Television Society, the Cork Film Festival, the Galway Film Fleadh and Unicef, amongst others. Filming in various parts of the world, he has produced content for Women's World Banking, the Jesuit Refugee Service, Bike-2-Belarus, the Development Education Network Liberia and Connect Ethiopia. He is currently developing his first feature-length drama.


The Knife; 2009; Donald Clarke, The Irish Times Needle Exchange, 2010; Joy, 2011; Mattress Men, 2016.

Mattress Men (16+)

UK, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, 2016, colour, 84 min.
Director: Colm Quinn
Paul and Mick, creators of the eccentric online persona "Mattress Mick", have their friendship challenged as they try to earn a living against the backdrop of a struggling Irish economy.