Zu Quirke is a British-Irish writer/director. Her short films have played in festivals up and down the UK as well as internationally, including the BAFTA-qualifying Aesthetica Film Festival and London Independent Film Festival.

Zu spent her teen years scrounging for unpaid work on film sets before studying Classics at Oxford University. While still a student, she directed four critically successful, sell-out theatre shows and was featured on numerous 'Ones to Watch' lists. Graduating with a First in 2014, Zu soon moved into film. In November 2016, she won the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Film competition. As of June 2018, she is a BFI NETWORK x BAFTA Crew participant.

Directorial credits: ZUGZWANG [short, 2019], GHOSTING [short, 2016], TINY BIBLE [short, 2015], WIGHT [short, 2014], Jez Butterworth's THE WINTERLING [2013, Keble O'Reilly Theatre], Patrick Hamilton's ROPE [2013, Oxford Union], David Auburn's PROOF [2012, Keble O'Reilly] and Laura Wade's POSH [2011, Oxford Union].




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