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Nicholas Connor
File:Nicholas Connor on the set of Cotton Wool.jpg
Nicholas Connor on the set of Cotton Wool
Born 9 June 1999 (1999-06-09) (age 22)
Oldham, England
Occupation Director Writer
Years active 2013–present
Notable works

Nicholas Connor (also known as Nick Connor) (born 9 June 1999) is an English filmmaker. Best known for his work on the film Cotton Wool.[1] In 2017 he was awarded the 'Ones to Watch' Award by Into Film at the Odeon Leicester Square sponsored by Barbara Broccoli's EON Productions. (Presented by actor Charles Dance) Connor presently lives in Oldham, Manchester, England.

Filmography

Year Film Role Director Notes
2017 Cotton Wool Writer/Director Nicholas Connor Starring Leanne Best | Max Vento | Kate Rutter | Katie Quinn | Crissy Rock [2]
2016 Northern Lights[3] Writer/Director/Producer Nicholas Connor Starring Rhys Cadman | Katie Quinn | Megan Grady [4][5] | Featuring music by Some Kind of Illness (band)[6][3][7]
2016 Hamlin Script Supervisor Rachel Brogan
2015 All The Ordinary Angels Script Supervisor Simon Lovell Shot on location in Liverpool for the BYFA
2015 Think Of Me Writer/Director Nicholas Connor Starring Katie Quinn | Nicholas Sheard
2015 Going out Writer/Director Nicholas Connor Starring Rebecca Eastham
2015 I am Belfast Shadow of Mr Doyle & Mr Cousins Mark Cousins Cinematography by Christopher Doyle
2015 BBC North West Tonight Shadow N/A

Awards and nominations

Year Nominated Work Awards Category Result
2017 Himself Into Film Awards Ones to Watch Award (Presented by Charles Dance)[8][9][10][11][12] Template:Won
2016 Northern Lights UK Monthly Film Festival[13] Best Feature Film Template:Won
2016 Northern Lights TMC London Film Festival Best Young Filmmaker Template:Won
2016 Northern Lights Ouchy Film Awards[14] Best Director Template:Nominated
2016 Northern Lights The Monkey Bread Tree Awards[15] Best Feature Film Template:Won
2016 Northern Lights The Monkey Bread Tree Awards[16] Best Director Template:Nominated
2016 Think Of Me Into Film Awards[17] Film of the Month Template:Won
2016 Think Of Me Leeds Young Film Festival[18][19] Independent Directions Award Template:Nominated
2016 Think Of Me Pennine Film Festival Best Short Film Template:Nominated
2016 Think Of Me HOME (Manchester) Filmed up Festival Best Film Template:Won

Festivals accolations

Film Festival Film Notes
London Film Awards[20] Northern Lights Official Selection
Ouchy Film Awards[21] Northern Lights Official Selection
The Monkey Bread Tree Awards[16] Northern Lights Official Selection
UK Monthly Film Festival[13] Northern Lights Official Selection
TMC London Film Festival Northern Lights Official Selection
Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival Northern Lights Official Selection
UK Screen One International Film Festival Northern Lights Official Selection
Leeds Young Film Festival Think Of Me Official Selection
Pennine Film Festival Think Of Me Official Selection
HOME (Manchester) Filmed up Festival Think Of Me Official Selection
Into Film of the Month Think Of Me Official Selection
Selby International Film Festival Think Of Me Official Selection

Personal life

Connor grew up in his hometown of Oldham and attended Rishworth School.

References

  1. "Cotton Wool (2017)". http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6073996/. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  2. "Nick Connor Writer/Director - COTTON WOOL". 2017-03-04. http://www.nickconnor.co.uk/cotton-wool/. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "NORTHERN LIGHTS | British Board of Film Classification". http://www.bbfc.co.uk/releases/northern-lights-film-0. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  4. "Nick Connor Writer/Director - NORTHERN LIGHTS". 2017-03-04. http://www.nickconnor.co.uk/northern-lights/. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  5. "Film Reviews and Movie Trailers". UK Film Review. http://www.ukfilmreview.co.uk/single-post/2017/02/01/Interview-with-Nicholas-Connor#!. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  6. soundmagazineblog (2017-04-04). "Film Review: Northern Lights – Written and directed by Nicholas Connor – Sound". https://soundmagazineblog.wordpress.com/2017/04/04/film-review-northern-lights-written-and-directed-by-nicholas-connor/. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  7. "Security Check Required". Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/northernlightsfilm/. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  8. "Oldham News | News Headlines | Nick proves he's 'one to watch' - Chronicle Online". http://www.oldham-chronicle.co.uk/news-features/8/news-headlines/102705/nick-proves-hes-one-to-watch. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  9. "INTO FILM AWARDS". https://www.intofilm.org/awards. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  10. "Stars come out for the Into Film Awards 2017 - Highlights!". YouTube. 2017-03-15. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZHuoey7xLM. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  11. "Charles Dance presents - Ones to Watch at the Into Film Awards 2017". YouTube. 2017-03-15. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZDN9oE8cRE. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  12. "The Ones to Watch @ Into Film Awards 2017". YouTube. 2017-03-15. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CE3_whUXKGA. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  13. 13.0 13.1 "October Winners 2016 for UK Monthly Film Fest". http://www.ukmonthlyfilmfest.co.uk/octoberwinners.html. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  14. "Official Selection – Autumn 2016 |". http://ouchyfilmawards.com/en/official-selection-autumn-2016/. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  15. "Final season of 2016 – THE MONKEY BREAD TREE FILM AWARDS". http://themonkeybreadtree.com/end-2016/. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  16. 16.0 16.1 "FIRST LOOK: ‘Northern Lights’ – Katie Quinn, Rhys Cadman, Meghan Grady & Gemma North – New Wave District". 2017-01-20. http://newwavedistrict.co.uk/northernlights-shortfilm/. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  17. "MOVING SHORT FILM THINK OF ME WINS FILM OF THE MONTH". https://www.intofilm.org/news-and-views/articles/think-of-me-film-of-the-month. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  18. "Leeds Young Film Festival". http://leedsyoungfilm.com/. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  19. "Leeds Young Film Festival – 2017 LEEDS YOUNG FILM FESTIVAL PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED!". 2017-02-13. http://leedsyoungfilm.com/news/2017-leeds-young-film-festival-programme-announced/. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  20. "2016 London Film Award Winners". https://www.londonfilmawards.com/2016-winners. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 
  21. "Official Selection – Autumn 2016 |". http://ouchyfilmawards.com/en/official-selection-autumn-2016/. Retrieved 2017-05-02. 

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