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Born in Dublin, Ireland

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Shimmy Marcus is a multi award winning filmmaker working across a variety of formats and genres. In 1999 he won the Miramax Script Writing Award for his feature script 'Headrush' which he also directed. The film won a variety of International awards including Best Feature at festivals in Michigan,New York, and the Braunschweig Film Festival in Germany.

His critically acclaimed feature documentary 'Aidan Walsh - Master of the Universe' became the first Irish documentary made on video to receive theatrical and video distribution. More awards followed for his short films and notably for his contribution to the feature documentary 'Imagining Ulysses'. Noted for creating many innovative music promos for bands including Fun Lovin' Criminals, Snow Patrol, Gavin Friday, Skin (Skunk Anansie), and Republic of Loose, his latest collaboration is with BP Fallon and Jack White of the White Stripes.

His sophomore feature 'Soulboy' set against the background of the Northern Soul movement in 70's Britain won the 'Enfant Terrible' section of the Gijon International film Festival. In 2010 he joined The Factory as guest Director and in 2014 established Bow Street Academy for Screen Acting with Casting Director Maureen Hughes and Acting Coach Gerry Grennell. He is also a co-founder of the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

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Son of twice Oscar-Nominated Director Louis Marcus.

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