Guiding Lights 9 mentee – Demian Fox. Photo by Zoe Manders.
Guiding Lights 9 mentee – Demian Fox. Photo by Zoe Manders.

Demian Fox – Writer

Demian began his career writing and performing live comedy as part of Dead Cat Bounce, with whom he wrote and co-starred in a broadcast TV pilot and feature film, Discoverdale (Best International Feature – Galway Film Fleadh 2013).

Since then he has written for TV comedies This is Ireland, Foul Play and Republic of Telly, for which he received two Writers Guild of Ireland nominations for Best Television Script. He has also worked extensively as story writer, story editor and scriptwriter for TV dramas Fair City and Red Rock.

His main focus is feature films and has script edited, consulted on, or done rewrites for several projects in development with the Irish Film Board, including drama The Winter Lake and comedy-horror Extra Ordinary. He also co-storied vampire horror From The Dark, now available on Netflix.

He has a number of feature films in development, including Hive Mind – a sci-fi horror about a predatory species of human evolved to hide amongst us; Tandem – a black comedy about a man faking cancer to delay a prison sentence; Down From The Mountains – a horror about ancient otherworldly creatures fighting back against encroaching modernity, and Send In The Clowns – a comedy about three terrible clowns on an an ego-driven charity mission to Africa.

Agent: Jasmine Daines Pilgrem at The Lisa Richards Agency



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