John Hayes is an IFTA nominated director based in Dublin, Ireland. His most recent project was directing all 6 episodes of ITV/Virgin Media’s new drama Redemption, which is due to air in 2022. He has previously directed multiple episodes of the successful BBC/Starz crime drama Dublin Murders as well as the entire first season of ITV’s hit drama Bancroft and episodes of the popular series Vera and Home Fires, mini-episodes of Doctor Who, and has been the 2nd Unit Director on Game of Thrones, Strike Back, Vikings and Camelot.
He is also the award-winning director of the short films Two Fat Ladies, Venom, The Girl, and Anywhere But Here, and is currently developing various film and TV projects.
John is also a leading commercials director, and his work for major brands including Guinness, Heineken, Coca-Cola, Aviva and SEAT, has won numerous international awards.