Raw Nerve Productions is the professional film production company of the Nerve Centre. The Nerve Centre is Northern Ireland' s interactive multi-media arts centre.

The company has produced a number short films and animations including the award winning DANCE LEXIE DANCE and MIDNIGHT DANCE. Recent production include the directorial debut of Colin Bateman, THE DEVIL YOU KNOW and DO ARMED ROBBERS HAVE LOVE AFFAIRS? - written by Ronan Bennett and Seamus Keenan and directed by Brian Kirk.


Raw Nerve has recently completed an animated feature, THE KINGS WAKE. THE KINGS WAKE won BEST ANIMATION at the 2001 Celtic and Film TV Festival held in Truro, Cornwall.

Contact Us at:
Raw Nerve Productions, C/o The Nerve Centre

7/8 Magazine Street, Derry, BT48 6HJ
Tel: 028 71260562 Fax: 028 71371738
E-mail: p.moore@nerve-centre.org.uk


Cu Chulainn

CU CHULAINN was the first Raw Nerve Production, a 6X5 minute animated series, that was produced for BBC Education. Written by Dave Duggan and animated by John McCloskey.


DANCE LEXIE DANCE was the first drama production by Raw Nerve, the film was produced as part of the Northern Lights scheme for new film-makers.

The film was also written by Dave Duggan and directed by Tim Loane, Lexie has won awards in Aspen, Colorado, Cork, Cornwall, Chicago, and Galway.

Dance Lexie Dance
Midnight Dance

Raw Nerve has produced two short animations for the Irish Film Board's FRAMEWORKS initiative.

MIDNIGHT DANCE (6 mins) is a personal project by John McCloskey which has taken over 16 months to make.

Also completed as part of FRAMEWORKS was Michael Goldie's THE BEAUTIFUL ONES, an experimental film about love and the blindness we suffer.

There are a number of projects in production including THE KINGS WAKE (an animated feature) a murder mystery set in ancient Ireland, FLIP SIDES (6 x 5 min animated series) a humorous look at cultural stereotypes.
The Kings Wake
Symbols Interactive Experience
Interactive Multimedia CD Roms in production include the Virtual Museum of Colm Cille which illustrates the story of the Columban Monasteries and their cultural legacy and the Symbols Interactive Experience, commissioned by the Cultural Traditions Group, on the subject of political and religious symbolism in Ireland