About us

Copper Alley Productions is a Dublin based film and television production company established in 2016 by Lara Hickey and Jack Hickey. We develop and produce short, feature length and television drama with an Irish focus. We are interested in making character driven, intellectually rigorous, philosophically curious, bold, brave, bracing and emotionally engaged art. Our latest short film, Cynthia will have it’s world premiere at the 31st Galway Film Fleadh on Saturday 13th July 2019.


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Lara Hickey

Lara Hickey is a Dublin based Producer working in film, television, theatre and the arts in Ireland for over 10 years. She is currently Co-Director of Copper Alley Productions and Producer with THISISPOPBABY and Anabasis Films. Her film & television credits include the BBC, Element Pictures, RTÉ, Vico Films, Zodiak Media, EON and NBC Universal.

Lara holds an MA in Creative Production & Screen Finance from the National Film School, IADT, a degree in Political Science from Trinity College Dublin and is a graduate of Rough Magic SEEDS.

Her background is in theatre and arts for over 10 years, including as Associate Producer at the Abbey Theatre for four years and as an independent producer and programmer with Rough Magic, THEATREclub, THISISPOPBABY, Talking Shop Ensemble & Shaun Dunne, Project Arts Centre and Body & Soul Festival. Lara is a member of the Board of Directors of Dublin Fringe Festival and The Corn Exchange.


Jack Hickey

Jack is an actor, writer and director based between London and Dublin. He is currently director of Copper Alley Productions.

His credits as an actor for screen include the forthcoming Irish Feature Sea Fever (Fantastic Films), Penny Dreadful (Showtime), Vikings (History Channel/Take 5), Jericho (ITV), Rebellion (RTÉ), Emmerdale (ITV), Game of Thrones (HBO) and feature films Mary Shelley and The Light of Day.

Jack has recently made Cynthia, his first short film as a writer/director which will premiere at the 31st Galway Film Fleadh in July 2019, produced by Copper Alley.

He is represented by Samira Higham at Independent Talent Group in the UK and by Maureen McGlynn at First Call Management in Ireland. full credits can be viewed on IMDb.