Vincent Hyland is a Designer, creator, author photographer/videographer and UI design of the newly launched Derrynane Seashore Nature Trail walking route, booklet and App.
Owner and operator of Coastology.Center specialising in virtual and coastal outdoor educational field trips based at Derrynane, Kerry, Ireland.
‘Call of the Wild’ environmental TV series. Completed filming 1st season and now in edit for broadcast in October 2016.
Owner of Wild Derrynane Art, Digital Art, Wildlife Film and Photographic Gallery based in Rath, Caherdaniel.
B.Sc in Geology NUI Galway - 1983
Programmer at Geological Survey Ireland (Temporary Field Assistant position) - 1986 Founder and co-managing director of Ireland’s 1st digital DTP publishing house 1985-1989
Winner of MacUser Electronic Design Award - 1987
10 years (1989 to 2000) at Microsoft World Product Group in various roles including:
Head of Publishing technical Support,
International Multimedia technical support Western Europe, Localisation business development manager Eastern Europe, Microsoft.com Business Development and Localisation manager worldwide.
Founder, publisher and managing director of Wild Ireland online and print magazine
(2000 to 2004)
Multi Award winning natural history personality with awards for wildlife including Prix
D’Europa for cross platform Web, TV and Radio broadcast of nesting bird life (2000), best online website (2000) and best PPI consumer specialist magazine (2001) of the year awards for Wild Ireland.
Expedition leader and ship charterer to the first all Irish Expedition to the Antarctic continent (2002)
Documentary films and credits (2000 to present) include the Jackdaw Story (2000 and 2001 for RTE), Whale Sharks of Galapagos (DVD release 2001), The Ice Pack Antarc-tica Expedition (TV3), Living the the Wildlife (RTE), Search for Ireland’s Giant Turtles (BBC), Ireland’s Seabirds and Marine Life (DVD release), The Bay (BluRay release 2008) and Puffins of Skellig Michael (Digital release 2015).
Officially selected screenings including North Sea Underwater Film Festival and the Seat-tle and San Francisco Irish Reels Film Festivals for three short films - Trapped, Iveragh Sea and Aon Oiche.