Lance Daly's debut feature "Last Days in Dublin", a no budget love letter to the Irish capital, was given 36 public screenings at his local cinema in 2001. Later it was shown on TV. This was followed by "The Halo Effect", which closed the 2004 Dublin Film Festival. "Kisses", his third film, was premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh in 2008, where it was awarded Best Irish Film. Subsequently it was shown in many international festival and had also a theatrical release in Europe and the US. Lance got Best Director at the IFTAs for the film. "The Good Doctor", is the last film directed by Lance, this time in the U.S., starring Orlando Bloom, with a cast that includes Riley Keough, Michael Pena, Taraji P. Henson, Rob Morrow and J.K. Simmons.