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Conversations on the craft of filmmaking
Conor Horgan - The Beholder and One Hundred Mornings

Conor Horgan has worked as a fashion, advertising and editorial photographer.

He has directed over 70 award-winning TV commercials. More recently, he has concentrated on dramatic and documentary work.

His recent film projects include: The Beholder, a documentary film about portraiture, and his first feature film One Hundred Mornings, about 2 warring couples attempting to avoid the worst effects of a societal breakdown.

Conor has also finished Deep End Dance, a short film in which choreographer David Bolger performs an underwater duet with his 76-year-old mother Madge.

Direct download: ConorHorgan.mp3
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Brendt Barbur - Bicycle Film Festival (10th Anniversary)

Brendt Barbur is the founding Director of the Bicycle Film Festival.

The Bicycle Film Festival celebrates the bicycles and bicycle culture through art, film, music and performance and brings together various aspects of bicycling together to advocate its ability to transport people in many ways and to have a good time.

The Bicycle Film Festival has traveled from its home base in New York City to San Francisco, Tokyo, Melbourne and many other small and large cities worldwide with each site having thier own customized festival with a variety film shorts and features, art, and music.

The Bicycle Film Festival has been a major catalyst for the urban bike movement, one of the most powerful and culturally relevant forces of the last decade. The BFF is sure to carry this momentum into the next decade.

Direct download: BrendtBarbur-BikeFest.mp3
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Conor Barry - Irish Producer of Savage

Award winning Irish producer Conor Barry, is the co-founder of SPFilms.

SPFilms, run by Conor Barry with director and writer Brendan Muldowney. SPFilms has produced nine short films, including the multi-award winning shorts Innocence and The Ten Steps. SPFilms is developing several features and TV projects, including the feature film, Savage.

Savage is a film about Paul, a press photographer, who is robbed of masculinity after a vicious assault in a Dublin Alley.  Unable to readjust, and ridden with fear, he transforms from victim into aggressor.

Direct download: ConorBarry.mp3
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Adam Clark - NZ Cinematographer

New Zealand cinematographer Adam Clark has worked on a variety of projects, from commercial work for such clients as Kia and Subaru, to television work on the acclaimed series Insiders Guide to Happiness to a number of short and feature films.

Adam's projects have included earlier films of Peter Jackson and the film River Queen for cinematographer Alun Bollinger, but he is best known as the lensman for director Taika Waititi. His debut feature film as cinematographer was for Taika’s feature film Eagle vs Shark.

Adam has also worked on a number of shorts for Taika including the Oscar-nominated film Two Cars One Night and Tama Tu, as well as many shorts for other directors such as The Hole and A New Way Home.

Adam and Taika’s most recent collaboration is the feature film Boy, which was inspired by Two Cars One Night, and is a coming of age tale of a boy growing up in the year 1984, who idolizes Michael Jackson, and the boy’s father, who, after a seven year absence, is not quite the hero the boy had imagined him to be.

Direct download: AdamClark.mp3
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