Director Producer Cinematographer
Thanks for visiting the official website of film maker Malcolm Willis of Icypeaksmedia. I am a passionate Filmmaker, working in the industry for a number of years. I have a genuine love of what I do and want others to feel joy through my work. Take a look around to find out more.
AWARD WINNING FILM
Kerry based Filmmaker Malcolm Willis
Essence of Eva
Eva Cassidy Documentary
Malcolm Willis has teamed up with Alex Fegan of Atom Films to create a feature length documentary on the life, art and music of the wonderful American singer Eva Cassidy who sadly passed in 1996. For the first time Eva's family, friends and Record label have pooled together and provided us with access to previously unseen, unheard video, audio and photographic material which together with interviews of those closest to her will provide some insight into her life, personality and character. Funded by Screen Ireland and Norther Ireland Screen. Filming scheduled to begin this Autumn.
We can achieve more than we may think is possible!
Following a rare form of cancer in her hip at aged 16, Nikki Bradley underwent two failed hip replacements before surgeons dropped the bomb shell that she would eventually need a complete leg amputation. In a demonstration of resilience and optimism, she became a successful motivational speaker and representative of Triathlon Ireland. Supported by a set of crutches Nikki set out on a number of physical challenges, including Abseiling , rock climbing and scaling Irelands highest peaks,
In August 2021 Nikki intends to complete a 5 day trek to the summit of Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro, one of the seven highest peaks of the world.
This documentary will examine Nikki’s journey to that peak over this next year and accompany her on the trek.
(Trek Postponed to 2022 due to Covid)
The Magic of Dingle
A documentary capturing the thoughts and feelings of people settling into a small Irish fishing town. (Filming in progress)
What About Us The Documentary
Young people changing the world
We are delighted to have been commissioned to chronicle the journey of a group of talented young musicians from Isreal, Palestine and Ireland as they are brought together to produce a live stage musical from inception to first curtain call on the world stage.
The musical is a platform for the younger generation to speak up for change while demonstrating how they can overcome prejudices and hate, with the capacity to work and socialise with other young people from opposing cultures and religious backgrounds; challenging the status quo at this decisive moment in human history.
Supported by a professional team, this original & vibrant musical which is a fusion of different cultures & influences will be constructed and then performed Internationally by an orchestra, musicians, choir, singers and dancers; a unique entertainment experience with positive messaging that expresses the desire for a change.
The documentary will be directed by the very talented Ben kavanagh and kicks off with workshops in Dublin this July and will include filming in Isreal, Palestine and Northern Ireland.
Life on Blaskets (Working Title)
24000 Applicants for one job!
Jack and Niamh are the 2021's Blasket Island caretakers. This young couple will be living a mainly solitary existence on the Island for 5 months without hot water or electricity. We follow their journey and that of other summer visitors, workers and wildlife on these wonderful islands.
This is a co-production with Brian Hurley of Big Handsome media.
Get to Know Us
Director, Producer, Cinematographer
Filmmaker Malcolm Willis established Icypeaks Media in 2018 having Written, Directed and Produced a number of short films, commercial projects and eventually led to a passion for telling true life stories through documentary films.....
Thank you for visiting my site. As you can see we I take on varied subject projects and am always looking for the next project or collaboration. So if you have an idea and would like to discuss it, please get in touch. I'm always excited to hear new ideas.