Alan Maher is an Irish film Producer and Co-Managing Director of COWTOWN PICTURES.
Alan was Executive Producer on Sophie Fiennes' GRACE JONES: BLOODLIGHT AND BAMI, produced by Katie Holly at Blinder Films which premiered at TIFF 2017.
Prior to setting up his own company, Alan Maher was a Senior Executive/Executive Producer at Screen Ireland (formerly the Irish Film Board) for six years and was responsible for more than fifty feature films and documentaries including GOOD VIBRATIONS, GRABBERS, LAST HIJACK, KNUCKLE, MEA MAXIMA CULPA, THE SUMMIT, KELLY + VICTOR, DREAMS OF A LIFE, HIS & HERS and WAKE WOOD.
Alan also developed and co-produced the award-winning horror film CITADEL, directed by Ciarán Foy.
Alan was selected by European Film Promotion as Ireland’s Producer on the Move at Cannes 2017 and was named as one of the Hollywood Reporter’s ’10 Irish Talents to Watch’ in October 2017.
Before joining Screen Ireland, Alan was Head of Development at Element Pictures from 2002 until 2005.