- NEW YORK & LOS ANGELES
Conor Byrne has joined the directorial roster of bicoastal m ss ng p eces.
Byrne has directed international campaigns and branded films for clients like Skittles, Kit Kat, Microsoft, Ikea, Pepsi, McDonald’s and JetBlue. His work has won Cannes Lions, ADC honors, and Effies, among many other honors. Byrne was previously represented by Hungry Man. He’s an alum of SHOOT’s 2014 New Directors Showcase. Byrne's comedic work is marked by a cinematic style with equal parts with, heart and meticulous visual detail.
Byrne’s short films have played all over the world and online, garnering widespread acclaim. Porzingod, his cinematic ode to the New York Knicks, starring John Leguizamo, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, was selected by Vimeo Staff Picks, and featured on ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Filmmaker Magazine, and on the jumbotron at Madison Square Garden. His short Loudini, starring Henry Zebrowski and featuring indie rocker Car Seat Headrest, was featured on Pitchfork and Indiewire. His coming-of-age comedy Foureyes, starring Jake Ryan, won a Cannes Young Director Award, was featured by Short of The Week and Vimeo Staff Picks, and profiled on The Huffington Post.
“The hilarity and humanity in Conor’s comedy is what stood out most to me. He combines impeccable timing and casting with great visual style. He’s a rare talent,” said Brian Latt, managing partner at m ss ng p eces.