Úna Ní Dhonghaíle graduated with an Honours Degree (Trinity) in Communications (Film and Media Studies).

Úna went on to specialise in Film Editing for three years at the National Film and Television School in Beaconsfield, England. There she worked under the guidance of Mick Audsley (Editor of ‘Twelve Monkeys’, ‘Interview with a Vampire’), Tom Priestley (Editor of ‘Deliverance’, ‘1984’) and Stephen Frears (Director of ‘The Queen’, ‘High Fidelity’), amongst others.

In 1999, three of Úna’s graduation films premiered at The Cannes Film Festival, two of them in official competition in the Cinefondation Section, one of which came first, “Second Hand”, Director Emily Young. Since then Úna has edited a number of award winning feature length documentaries and short fictions. She is currently editing a feature length drama for the BBC to be shown later this year.

2007 The Inca Revolution, 86 Min., Docuemtary., Rodrigo Vasquez
2007 La Reina del Condón, 75 Min., Documentary. Silvana Ceschi&Reto Stamm
2007 Fairytale of Kathmandu, 90 Min., Documentary., Neasa Ni Chianain
2006 Gladiator Women, 26 Min. TV-Documentary., Rodrigo Vasquez
2006 Wyuau Women, 26 Min., TV-Documentary., Rodrigo Vasquez
2005 Child Miners, 26 Min. TV-Documentary., Rodrigo Vasquez
2005 Jungle Music, 26 Min. TV-Documentary., Rodrigo Vasquez
2005 Burning of Bridget Cleary. 52 Min.,TV-Documentary., Adrian McCarthy
2005 The Poet, the Shopkeeper and Babu, 26 Min., TV-Documentary, Neasa Ni Chianain