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Overview (2)

Nicknames Irish
Crown Vic
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born and raised in New York, Mahoney developed her debut feature film "Yelling to the Sky" through the Directors and Screenwriters Sundance Institute Labs and was named an Auerbach Fellow, Annenberg Fellow, Cinereach Fellow, Maryland Fellow, Tribeca Fellow and IFP Narrative Lab fellow. She was named one of, "25 New Faces of Independent Film" by Filmmaker Magazine, one of ShadowAndAct/IndieWire's "Filmmakers to Watch" and one of, "3 Filmmakers to Watch" in Elle Magazine's, Women In Hollywood issue.

Yelling to the Sky, World Premiered in 'Main Competition' at the Berlin Film Festival, where it was nominated for the Golden Bear.

In 2018, JJ Abrams hired Victoria to direct second unit for him on Star Wars Ep IX "The Rise of Skywalker".

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trivia (9)

Studied fine art at Southampton University.
Personally paid (on her Short films) for everything from Band aids to film stock, craft services to gaffer tape, gels, actors, sound, camera packet, gear and editing.
Mentored by Hubert Selby Jr., Janine Sherman Barrois, Christopher McQuarrie and Eriq La Salle.
Purchased a two week-round trip ticket to Los Angeles, departing Christmas day, staying instead for three years. Doing artwork at Tower Records, while informally auditing; Film studies and Poli Sci at UCLA.
Spent 3 hours counting camera moves and 164 cuts of a 9 minute sequence in Sexy Beast.
Favorite all time film; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965).
Shot her first feature, "Yelling to the sky" with two takes maximum, in a total of eighteen days.
Commissioned NY Graffiti Artist, EwokOne to transform a production still into a mural in Brooklyn, to coincide with the NY Festival Premiere of "Yelling to the Sky".
Commissioned renowned UK Graffiti Artist Robbo, to transform a production still into a mural at famed Tacheles, in Berlin to coincide with the World Premiere of "Yelling to the Sky".

Personal Quotes (2)

If a layered price is paid for every kilogram of creative consumption, what balance will come for we hogs of storytelling, with no preconditioned-factory set off button.
The greatest gift toward discovering full capability, came from being ignored. With that isolation; I actually got lucky and was forced to dig for truth -- in my offering, avoiding a lengthy courtship chasing applause -- in my accomplishment.

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