Graham Cantwell

2022 Iris Prize Jury

Multi award-winning and IFTA nominated independent filmmaker Graham Cantwell crafts vibrant, hard hitting dramas laced with irreverent humour centred on self belief and finding your place in the world. Graham was recognised with a Courage in Cinema award at the Santa Fe Film Festival for his work highlighting the issue of bullying of LGBT teens. His short film LILY won the Iris Prize Youth Award at the 2017 Festival.