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Triona Campbell

BeActive

Producer

Triona Campbell is a founder and director of beActive, a transmedia company with office in London, Dublin, Lisbon and Sao Paulo, Brazil. She is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, and also studied at the 2006 EAVE programme for European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs and at the Australian Film and Television School in Melbourne. Her break in media came working for legendary US horror film producer Roger Corman’s film studio, Concorde Anois Teo, in Galway after which she went on to producer her first feature (The Crooked Mile 2001) which made her the first producer outside North America to win the prestigious Tribeca First Look Award presented by Robert de Niro. Triona was a nominee for the Image Magazine / DAVY / Sunday Times Young Irish Business Woman of the Year (2008) and the 2009 nominee for the Ernst & Young Emerging Entrepreneur of the year (2009). In 2009 the EU made her a EU Ambassador for Female Entrepreneurs in Europe. Triona is the series producer of Aisling’s Diary for RTE (winner of back to back awards for Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie Category at the 2010 and 2011 KidScreen Awards, NY) and Sofia’s Diary UK for Sony Pictures and Television International as well as a series producer for Beat Generation (Ireland’s first on-line youth magazine series). She has just wrapped as a co-producer on UK feature indie the Knot (written by Noel Clark and starring Noel Clark and Mena Suvari, shot on location in London) and is shooting two cross platform sports series for the Setanta Sports channel, The Club (GAA meets The Hills) and Yes I Can which features blind adventurer Mark Pollock both of which will screen early 2012. beActive is also in production on two transmedia series for the UK market, Collider and Beat Girl.

    AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

  • Sofia’s Diary UK nominated for Broadcast Digital Channel Awards 2008.
  • Aisling’s Diary, nominated for the Best Multi-screen format, C21 Format Awards 2008.
  • Aisling’s Diary, nominated for Best Children’s Programme (TV category), IFTA Awards 2009.
  • Final Punishment, nominated for International Digital Emmy Awards 2010.
  • Final Punishment nominated for Rose d’Or Awards 2010.
  • Final Punishment, winner of the Tela Viva Awards 2010.
  • Final Punishment, winner of Best Multi-platform format, C21/Frapa International Format Awards 2010.
  • Aisling’s Diary, nominated for Best Children’s / Youth Programme (TV category), IFTA Awards 2010.
  • Aisling’s Diary (Christmas special), winner of Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie in the Teen/Tween Category, Kidscreen Awards 2010.
  • Beat Generation Ireland/UK nominated for Best Multi-screen format, C21 International Format Awards 2010,
  • Aisling’s Summer Diary, winner of Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie in the Teen/Tween Category, Kidscreen Awards 2011

For more information see: www.beactivemedia.com

Triona will be a speaker in the session “New Frontiers in Storytelling”