Stephen Kelliher
Director

Stephen Kelliher is Director and Head of Sales & Marketing at Bankside Films, the company he co-founded in 2007. His role in the company focuses on the successful international distribution of Bankside titles. He is also closely involved in creative work with filmmakers especially at script stage and during the post production process to ensure that every film has the best possible chance of success in the international marketplace.

Stephen’s credits include BELLE by Amma Asante (Executive Producer), HECTOR & THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS by Peter Chelsom (Associate Producer) , FREEHELD by Peter Sollett (Executive Producer) and WAR ON EVERYONE by John Michael McDonagh (Executive Producer).

Kelliher has over 20 years experience in international sales and marketing at companies including Beyond Films and Vine International Pictures. 

Stephen is a former chair of Film Export UK, the trade association which represents the interests of UK based sales companies. He also offers his time to speak regularly at industry events.