Shane Perez is a born and bred New Yorker now living in Ireland. He has worked as a screenwriter, journalist, script editor and reader on both sides of the Atlantic. To date he has had one feature film produced and numerous others sold or optioned.
For the last six years Shane has been a screenwriting lecturer at NUIG, both on the BA Connect programme as well as the MA in Screenwriting at the Huston School. Recently, Shane has veered into animation and written numerous episodes for several forthcoming international children’s cartoons. Shane is partnered with Alan Keane in Hot Drop Films, and they are currently writing a $50 million animated feature for Dubai based Barajoun Entertainment. Shane and Alan are also in the process of launching the Green List, an Irish version of Hollywood’s Black List designed to bring more foreign film investment to Ireland via Section 481’s tax incentives.