Brian Kirk, born 1968 in Armagh, Island, is a motion picture director. He is an episodic director for Luck and helmed "Episode 1.5" and "Episode 1.7". He has also directed episodes of the HBO series Boardwalk Empire and Game of Thrones. He has also worked on The Riches, The Tudors, Brotherhood, Dexter, and Luther. He also directed the British miniseries Father & Son and Great Expectations.
Kirk began his directing career with a quartet of short films. He directed Baby Doll (1998), Billy and Zorba (1999), Gutwallops (1999), and Do Armed Robbers Have Love Affairs? (2000). He helmed four episodes of the comedy series Pulling Moves in 2004. He then directed two episodes for the second season of Murphy's Law in 2004. He returned to direct a further two episodes for the third season in 2005. Also in 2005 he directed four episodes of Funland and episodes of Donovan.
He made his feature film debut with Middletown in 2006. Also in 2006 he made his American directorial debut with a first season episode of the crime drama Brotherhood entitled "Vivekchaudamani: 51".
He returned to Brotherhood in 2007 to direct the second season episode "Down in the Flood 3:5-6". He also directed the television film My Boy Jack (2007) starring David Haig and Daniel Radcliffe and based on the play of the same name. He directed two episodes of The Riches and two episodes of The Tudors in 2007.
He directed all four episodes of the miniseries Fathers and Sons in 2009. He also directed "Remains to Be Seen", a fourth season episode of the Showtime crime drama Dexter.
In 2010 he directed the first two episodes of British crime drama Luther. He also helmed the episode "Hold Me in Paradise" for the new HBO historical drama Boardwalk Empire.
In 2011 he was a regular director for new HBO fantasy drama Game of Thrones. He helmed the third episode "Lord Snow", the fourth episode "Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things", and the fifth episode "The Wolf and the Lion". He also directed all three parts of the BBC miniseries Great Expectations, an adaptation of the Charles Dickens book of the same name.
|Season one credits|
|"Luck"||"Ace Meets with a Potential Investor"||"Ace Meets with a Talented Whiz Kid"|
|"Ace Meets with a Colleague"||"Ace Forces Escalante to Swap Jockeys"||"Ace Pitches a Deal"|
|"Ace and Claire Tour a Horse Farm"||"Ace Counters Smythe's Move with His Own"||"Two Prized Colts Go Head-to-Head"|
- Brian Kirk at IMDb
- Brian Kirk at Wikipedia
- Brian Kirk at Game of Thrones wiki
- Brian Kirk at Boardwalk Empire wiki
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