John Hayes is a Film, TV and Commercials Director based in Dublin, Ireland. His most recent project was directing 4 episodes of the upcoming BBC/Starz crime drama Dublin Murders. He also directed the entire first season of ITV’s hit drama Bancroft as well as 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 projects with The Irish Film Board.
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.