Conor McDermott-Roe

 

Website: www.benraeproductions.com 

Email: mcdermottroe@mac.com

Tel:+353 (0) 87 243 2098, +44 (0) 7951 03 1421

Film Type: Live Action

Bio

 

Conor worked as an actor for many years in Ireland, UK and Australia. In the last twelve years he has being writing, producing and directing plays, making short films and most recently completed directing his first feature film based on his play Swansong.

 

He has three screenplays in development along with a a number of theatre plays. Conor likes working with actors, loves high emotion and good storytelling. He has his own company Benrae Productions which he uses to write and develop projects.

Awards

 

A Woman’s Hair

 

Winner Best Film – Venice Film Festival 2005

 

Squaddie

 

Special Commendation – Kerry Film Festival 2006

 

Swansong: Story of Occi Byrne

 

Runner Up Best Irish Feature

 

Galway Film Fleadh 2009

 

Official selection Munich

 

Film Festival and Montreal 2010

 

German and Irish distribution confirmed Autumn 2010

 

Selected of Cameraimage Main Competition Poland 2010

 

Nominated for 6 IFTAs 2011

 

Winner, Best Actor Martin McCann

Filmography

 

SWANSONG: STORY OF OCCI BYRNE

2009

 

A WOMANS HAIR

2005 – Short

 

20 NO 22

2005 – Comedy Drama

 

SQUADDIE

2004 – Short

Showreel

 

 

2010 - present

2010 - present