About Peter Kilmartin
Roscommon native Peter Kilmartin is a recent graduate of the National Film School, IADT, where he majored in Documentary Direction. His graduate documentary 'The Sunny Side Up', went on to receive worldwide acclaim and was featured in some of the hottest festivals around the world, including - DOC NYC, Galway International, Cork International, Toronto, Chicago and IFI Doc Fest. The film was the winner of the SMEDIA’S Best Short, chosen by Lenny Abrahamson. Having come runner up in the Emerging Director awards 2020 - Peter is an aspiring documentary director, with a unique voice in the West of Ireland.
Peter has successfully managed to turn his passion for film into a business. In 2018 Peter founded Spicy Dog Media, a digital video production agency after attending the IADT Student Enterprise Bootcamp. Spicy Dog Media has gone on to work with some of the biggest brands in the country, won several national entrepreneurial awards and has produced and directed several highly successful video campaigns.
"Attending the 2017 IADT Student Enterprise Bootcamp at the Media Cube was a great decision. I built some great relationships and I am still in touch with the Media Cube team and several of the companies. I recently completed the New Frontiers Phase One programme and I am now applying for Phase Two. I am always on the lookout for new, exciting projects – don’t hesitate to get in touch if you would like to discuss some ideas for your business!"