Conor Byrne is an NYC-based filmmaker who hails from the wonderland of suburban Jersey.
His coming-of-age comedy short Four Eyes won a Cannes Young Director Award, was featured as a Vimeo Staff Pick, Short of the Week, and written about on The Huffington Post, The Dissolve, First Showing, and many others. His Skittles “Struck by A Rainbow” mockumentary won two 2015 Cannes Lions and his commercials for Pepsi, Solar City, and others have landed him on AdWeek, Creativity, Shots, Shoot, The Wall Street Journal, and Campaign. He was selected for the Shoot New Directors Showcase, is a recipient of the IFP Marcie Bloom Fellowship in Film, an ADC Young Guns awardee, and a graduate of Wesleyan University.
Conor’s cinematic ode to the New York Knicks, Porzingod, starring John Leguizamo, premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and was featured on ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Indiewire, Filmmaker Magazine, and The New York Post. His most recent short, Loudini, starring The Wolf Of Wall Street’s Henry Zebrowski and featuring indie rock darling Car Seat Headrest, was featured on Pitchfork, Indiewire, and AdWeek. He makes work with his brother and producer, Tyler. And Austin Powers is his idol.