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Since Art College I have been wholly involved in design as a means to support the storytelling process - in theatre, TV and film

BRIEF BIOGRAPHY

Ray Ball has designed countless productions for television and film -  and more than one thousand commercials throughout Europe, North Africa, the USA, Japan and China.

Ray is an alumnus of IADT and a former design employee of The National Theatre, The Abbey and of Ireland's National broadcaster RTE. 

Working freelance since 1988.



FILM + TV:

2018 “Sea Fever” Fantasy Films / Director: Neasa Hardiman (Feature Film)

2018 "Drop Dead Weird Series 2" Ambience Entertainment (TV Series)

2017 "Striking Out Series 2" Blinder Films / Directors: Lisa James Larsson + Simon Massey (TV Series 6 episodes)

2017 "End of Sentence" Berserk Films / Director: Elfar Adalsteins (Feature Film)

2016 "The Delinquent Season" Parallel Films / Director: Mark O’Rowe (Feature Film)

2016 "Drop Dead Weird" Ambience Entertainment / Director: Danny Raco (TV Series)

2016 "Striking Out" Blinder Films/ Director: Lisa James Larsson (TV Series 4 episodes)

2016 "Sky Comedy Shorts" Baby Cow / Sky TV (3 x 10 minute TV films)

2015 “Little Roy” CBBC/Jam media ( TV Series 52 episodes )

2015 “Out of Innocence” Defiant Films ( Feature Film)

2014 'Inespktor Jury Mord im Nebel', Crazy Film GmbH. Director: Florian Kern (90 minute TV film)

2014 'The Guarantee' Eustace Productions. Director: Ian Power (90 minute TV film)

2013 “Roy” series 3 and 4 (TV Series 26 episodes)

2013 “Moone Boy” series 3 Sky / Baby Cow (TV Series 6 episodes )

2012“Roy” series 2 CBBC/Jam media ( TV Series 13 episodes )

2012“Moone Boy” series 2 Sky / Baby Cow (TV Series 6 episodes )

2012“Moone Boy” series 1 Sky / Baby Cow(TV Series 6 episodes )

2012"Saving the Titanic” Tile Films ( 90 min TV drama )

2010“The Runway” Fastnet Films ( Feature Film)

2009“Stardust” Brackside( 2 x 60 min TV dramas )

 

RECENT COMMERCIALS:

2018 "You Can' / National Lottery /Assembly / Director: Mike Andrews (Commercial)

2018 "Epic Awaits' / Eir / Hot Sauce Productions / Director: Colum Maguire (Commercial)

2018 "Celebrations" / National Lottery / Radical Media / Hinterland / Director: Steve Miller (Commercial)

2018 "Magic Retouch" / L'Oréal / Wanda Productions / Director: Dean Alexander (Commercial)

2018 "Home Delivery" / Tesco / Red Rage Films / Director: Brian Durnin (Commercial)

2018 "Burger King" Special Operations / Assembly / Director: Brad Dixon (Commercial)

2017 "Project Drake"/ Guinness / Tool / Director: Phillip Montgomery (Commercial)

2016 "A Perfect Day"/ Kerrygold / Blink / Directors: Bobbsey Twins (Commercial)

2016 "Baker" / Hotpoint / Movie Magic Int Milan / Directors: Atanasio + Martinez (Commercial)

2014 "All It Takes is Everything" / Three Mobile / RSA Films / Director: Brett Foraker (Commercial)

2014 "Perfect Surprise" / Three Mobile / Knucklehead / Director: Tomas Jonsgarden (Commercial)

2014 "Christmas" / Tesco / Jumper / Director: Ben Whitehouse (Commercial)

2014 "At Home" / Vodafone / Smuggler / Director Neil Harris (Commercial)

2014 "If We Are One" / Mylan / Knucklehead / Directors: Dempsey Bros (Commercial)

 

AWARDS

IFTA 2011. Winner: Best Production Design “The Runway”

IFTA 2013. Nominee: Best Production Design “Saving The Titanic”

 

AFFILIATIONS

ADGI Art Directors Guild of Ireland

EFA European Film Academy

SIPTU