Conor Byrne Would Like to Help Plan Your Vacation

With summer in full swing we imagine many of you parents out there are in the midsts of planning vacations for your family. Well JetBlue and Conor Byrne have a different suggestion. Instead of planning a trip for your kids, have your kids plan one for you. In their latest spot “Little Tickets” JetBlue gathers…

Conor Byrne presents “Loudini”

Conor Byrne’s new short Loudini is making the rounds this week. Already receiving write-ups in Paste Magazine, StereoGum, and Pitchfork, the short was written and directed by Conor Byrne, produced by Tyler Byrne, and presented by Ray-Ban Films. Loudini stars Henry Zebrowski (Wolf of Wall Street) as Lou, a magician at the end of his…

Hungry Man Kills at Cannes

The jury is in, literally, and Hungry Man has walked away from Cannes with 4 Lions for 10 spots. As reported last week, Ric Cantor took home a Gold Lion for his spot Hello with the New Zealand Transport Agency, and then this weekend Nanette brought home a Silver Lion for her Microsoft spot Make…

Conor & Wayne Bring Home Effies

We realize you guys are probably getting tired of hearing about all the awards Hungry Man has been pulling in this awards season and, frankly, we’re getting tired of putting up new shelving to hold them all but, alas, Hungry Man has brought home several new prizes, this time from The Effie Awards. Effie’s objective…

Conor’s Tribeca Film Makes Shoot

Conor Byrne’s ode to The Knicks has made Shoot Online this week! Fresh off his run at the Tribeca Film Festival Conor’s short film Porzingod is making its rounds on the internet, and this week it’s Shoot showing Mr. Byrne some love. If you haven’t seen it yet check out the video above. The film…

Conor Byrne Kills at Tribeca

Conor Byrne had an excellent showing at the Tribeca Film Festival this past week. His latest short film is a three minute ode to New York Knicks power forward Kristaps Porziņģis, and stars John Leguizamo and Adam Mucci. It’s a ridiculous, passionate, earnest look into Conor’s basketball loving soul and has received an astounding amount…

The New York Post Loves Conor’s New Film

Conor Byrne’s latest short film premieres at The Tribecca Film Festival tomorrow and it is so sensational that both the New York Post, IndieWire, and Filmmaker Magazine had write-ups about it. The title of the picture is “Porzingod,” a word that will immediately see the ears of a select portion of our audience perk up…

Conor’s New Film Gets Into Tribeca

Hungry Man’s favorite sons, Misters Conor and Tyler Byrne, have just had their newest short film, Porzingod, accepted into the Tribeca Film Festival. Their film will be shown in the ESPN Sports Shorts section of the festival and has been described as a prayer for the New York Knicks and their rookie Kristaps Porzingis, and…

London International Awards Practically Knighted Conor

The annual London International Awards were held yesterday… in Nevada. That’s right, the 30th LIA judging was held at the SLS Hotel in Las Vegas. The judges convened over a ten day period (really taking advantage of that poolside bar and room service) and the winners were announced yesterday. And guess what? Conor Byrne KILLED…

Conor and JC are up for Ciclopes!

Ciclope, the only international event fully dedicated to the “craft” in moving image as they put it, has announced their shortlist for for this year’s International Festival of Craft and Hungry Man has made the list a couple of times. In the categories of “New Talent” and “Low Budget” Mr. Conor Byrne is nominated for…

ADC Names Conor Byrne Among Its Young Guns 13 Winners

ADC’s Young Guns competition is one of the toughest, most elite competitions there is for young creatives. Indeed, to hear them tell it, ADC began as a means to “ensure that advertising was judged by the same stringent standards as fine art.” Every year ADC lists their top professionals under the age of 30 and…

Conor Byrne Has Made Source E Creative’s Newsletter!

Yes, with the pride akin to getting a sweet-ass mention in Mom’s annual Christmas card, Source E has given us the validation that it’s not just us who find a bird’s head on the sculpted body of a male model hilarious. Indeed, others find it hilarious as well. If you don’t believe us ask Source…

Conor’s New Solar City Spot is Literally Holier Than Thou

Solar City has a new mascot and, spoiler alert, it’s a scantily clad muscleman with the face of an eagle. That’s right, America’s number one full-service solar provider has teamed up with Arnold Worldwide and the Egyptian Sun God, Ra, to re-brand the company as a team with serious clean energy goals backed up by…

Conor Byrne Makes Triumphant Return to Cannes

Last year Conor Byrne won the Young Director Award at Cannes, an award that “has become a pioneer breaking ground for directors using new technologies and progressive techniques.” Given that that’s their goal it’s no surprise that just one year later Conor is back at Cannes accepting not one but TWO gold lions for his…

Hungry Man Makes Cannes Short List Kind of a Lot

The Cannes Short List is out and like a group of hipsters at a Mumford and Sons concert, we are all over it. In the category of branded content we have: Wayne’s EA Sports Madden Season Ricardo’s Pedigree First Days Out Chris Woods’ Canadian Safe School Network Kids Read Mean Tweets and Conor Byrne’s Skittles…

Conor Byrne: Finalist at New York Festivals

Conor Byrne is a finalist in five categories at New York Festivals, an award show that’s been around since 1957. This is a major honor for Conor, who is being nominated for his Skittles spot, “Struck by a Rainbow.” At the end of the day, though, we’re not surprised that this film is getting so…

Conor’s Skittles Tops AdWeek and We’re Sorry

You know how we’ve been talking about Conor Byrne’s Skittles spot so much? Like, how it was Creativity Online’s “Pick of the Day” and it was on Campaign and the front page of Shots and also on Shoot? Well, there’s something else we didn’t tell you. You might want to sit down for this… AdWeek…

Conor Makes Front Page of Shots

Well, yesterday Conor’s Skittles spot “Struck by a Rainbow” was on the front page of Creativity Online. Today it’s the front page of Shots. This would normally be a feat in and of itself but the cherry on top of this glorious praise-filled sundae is they refer to Conor as “Hungry Man’s rising star.” We…

Conor Byrne’s Skittles Spot Makes Creativity Online Front Page

Conor’s Skittles spot “Struck By A Rainbow” is CreativityOnline’s Pick of the Day today and their praise couldn’t be higher. “…the film — and its trailer — are brilliantly acted, posing as the kind of serious documentary that would win a prize at Sundance or Cannes.” Having already won a prize at Cannes this year…

Conor Byrne Makes Shots Magazine

Right around the time he was accepting the Young Director’s Award at Cannes a lot of people found themselves wondering, “Who is this Conor Byrne kid?” Well, Shots Magazine has got it covered. They did a full spread Q&A with Conor for its latest edition in which they talk about Conor’s roots, where he comes…

Conor Byrne Takes First Prize in Cannes

I know we’ve been talking big news out of Cannes every day this week, but today we have REALLY big news out of Cannes. Hungry Man progeny Conor Byrne has officially won FIRST PRIZE in the Young Director’s Awards, under the category of North American Short Film. Above is a picture of Conor and his…

Shoot Showcases Conor Byrne

Big news out of New York: Hungry Man progeny and director-extraordinaire, Conor Byrne, has made Shoot Magazine’s 2014 New Director’s Showcase. As Shoot puts it, “The work entered in the 2014 New Directors Showcase search spanned documentaries, features, commercials, shorts, alternative media content, TV programs, music videos, spec and student fare. The body of selected…

AdWeek Loves Conor Byrne’s First Commercial With Hungry Man

Conor Byrne’s first commercial with Hungry Man Productions is an instant success. AdLand and AdWeek have highlighted it as an ad to watch. Agency Spy calls it, “…the cutest advertisement you see today.” Though very funny, AdWeek also says it “…tugs at heartstrings with grade-schoolers.” Don’t worry, though, we won’t get too emotional for ya….