Moira Tierney is an Irish filmmaker. Her films MATILDA TONE and DOWN CLAIBORNE received Project Awards from the Irish Arts Council; her film NOUAKCHOTT ROCKS, the first Irish-Mauritanian co-production on record, received Irish Film Board Distribution Funding for its screening at the Rotterdam Film Festival.
Moira Tierney is co-founder of the SOLUS film collective, whose mission is to distribute Irish work abroad and to bring new international work to Ireland. Her work has been screened extensively at international institutions, galleries and festivals (Fondation Cartier Paris, Rio Film Festival, London and Edinburgh Film Festivals, Reina Sofia Museum Madrid, Film Museum Moscow etc.) and is distributed by the Collectif Jeune Cinema in Paris.
Her latest film, DOWN CLAIBORNE, was listed as one of the ten best of 2018 by Nicole Brenez and screened at FID Festival Marseille, Punto de Vista Film Festival Pamplona, Anthology Film Archives and Wien Cultural Centre Vienna; other recent screenings include a career retrospective at the Film-Makers Co-op, New York and a French tour of her work as part of Culture Ireland's programme for Ireland's E.U. Presidency.