Ian Thuillier is a an award winning photographer and documentary maker based in Bray, Co. Wicklow.
Past documentaries include ‘Ladies and Gentlemen, Gavin Friday’ and ‘Ghost Blues – The Rory Gallagher Story’. Both documentaries include interviews by Ian with Edge and Bono of U2, Johnny Marr, Slash and Bob Geldof to name but a few.
His 2003 debut documentary ‘Darkroom’ about his late brother, the fine art photographer Harry Thuillier Jnr, won best documentary at the Boston Irish Film Festival and Ian was also nominated for an IFTA award for Best New Talent.
His recent short film called ‘DRIVEN’ was selected for the Cork Independent Film Festival, IndieLisboa 2014 and Glasgow Short Film Festival. DRIVEN also won an Honourable Mention Award at the 2014 Berlin Film Festival.
2013 saw Thuillier travel to Cambodia and Thailand where he made a photographic study of the Monks of Angkor Wat and the Sea Gypsies of southern Thailand.
2015 saw Thuillier selected from over 100,000 photographers worldwide for the finals of the Sony World Photography awards.
He also spent 7 months in Asia on a photographic journey which resulted in the highly acclaimed photographic exhibition in Dublin called VIETNAM 40, and he also released a book of the same title, which captured the people and landscape of Vietnam forty years after the war.
A selection of his photographic work can be seen at www.ianthuillierphotography.com