Rebecca Daly studied Theatre and English Literature at Trinity College, Dublin and completed an MA in Film (DIT). Her first short, Joyriders (2006) played extensively on the international festival circuit, winning several awards. Her first feature film, The Other Side Of Sleep, was selected for the Cannes Cinéfondation Residency and premiered in Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival and in the Discovery section of Toronto International Film Festival (2011).
Rebecca was invited to participate in the first Berlinale Residency with her second feature Mammal. Starring Rachel Griffiths and Barry Keoghan, Mammal premiered at the Sundance Film Festival (2016). Her third feature, Good Favour, will have its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival (2017).
Writer & Director
Rebecca Daly's first feature film The Other Side of Sleep is the haunting journey of Arlene, a ghost in her own life who resides in a town in the Midlands surrounded by field after field, woodlands and lanes to disappear down and never come back.