Conor Deedigan - WRITER, DIRECTOR, Camera Op, Editor, Actor
Conor is a filmmaker living in London. He specialises in writing and directing whilst keeping his passion for ethical causes – and projects with a positive message, close to heart. His training as a Director, Facilitator and collaborator enables everyone who is involved in the project to voice their ideas.
Conor's experience with theatre, as well as his training as an actor ensures he gets the best out of people. His knowledge of literature allows for a detailed exploration into storytelling; helping him to sculpt the journey of a character or subject. His insight into film, and other forms of artwork, help him to visually express the atmosphere, mood and themes of the story.
He has an amiable demeanour, keen focus and is a positive and enthusiastic driving force, that allows everyone involved in the project to feel a sense of ownership in the piece they help to create.
TOBY LLOYD - CINEMATOGRAPHER, EDITOR
Toby is a BAFTA-Winning Cinematographer & Editor (BAFTA Children’s Awards 2017, Drama – Like Me). His work spans Documentary – shooting the prime-time BBC2 show Pilgrimage: The Road to Santiago in Spain for three weeks in early 2017, and Drama – working as the Cinematographer & Colourist for Screwball! a sex-education comedy short which was selected to play at the BFI London Film Festival 2017, London Short Film Festival 2018, and recipient of two awards at the BAFTA Children’s Awards 2017 (Best Writer & Performer).
Highlights of 2016 saw him direct, shoot and co-produce a short documentary about homelessness with ITN’s Julie Etchingham, and edit the BAFTA-winning short Refugee, as well as receive a nomination in Writing at the Broadcast Digital Awards for the short film Like Me.
Toby is also an experienced film tutor having taught filmmaking to a variety of people for the British Film Institute, Kandu Arts for Sustainable Development, British Heart Foundation and Prince’s Trust.