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Joe Connor

If you like to imagine the projectionist at your local cinema is a romantic cinephile dreaming that his name will one day appear on the screen in front of him, then you'll be thrilled to meet Joe Connor.

This is because the formative experience which persuaded him to pursue his current vocation was watching Coen Brothers films four times a day and deciding he'd like to do what they do.

It was an ambitious target but he's taken major strides in the right direction and picked up a lot of plaudits along the way, including nominations at a variety of awards and festivals.

Plus because he's also worked as a theatre director and a mime artist, we'd imagine he's extremely good at giving very quiet notes to his actors.

http://www.youarehereuk.com/directors/joe-connor
WORK:
Volvo
"Human Made"
This cultured Volvo commercial is touchy-feely in the best possible way. The carmaker claims it’s the human touch that inspires them. Instead of a portentous VO describing myriad design features, the ad favours a more tactile approach. Subtle gestures make a big impression - for Volvo, this is the ideal starting point when designing their interiors.
Creative Agency: Grey London Ⓦ
Creative Director: Matt Doman
Creative: Erik Uvhagen
Account Team: Tim Rogowski / Cristyn Bevan / Alex Nixon / Dominic Kolodziejski
Strategy Director: Wiktor Skoog
TV Producer: Greg Hemes
Ass't Prod (Agency): Georgia Tomi
Film Production: You Are Here Ⓟ Ⓦ
Director: Joe Connor Ⓟ Ⓦ
Executive Producer: Jeremy Goold
Cinematography: John Strandh
Editor: Ellie Johnson @ Speade Ⓦ
Post Production: Gramercy Park Studios
Colourist: George Kyriacou @ MPC Ⓦ
Sound Designer: Jack Sedgwick @ Wave Ⓦ
Composer: Goldstein
Voiceover: Lisa Ambjorn @ Another Tongue
You Are Here
Unit 12
Archer St Studios
10/11 Archer Street
London
W1D 7AZ
020 3735 6699
Jeremy Goold
(Managing Director / EP)
jeremy@youarehereuk.com
Luca Antoniazzi
07847 899041
luca@youarehereuk.com
http://www.youarehereuk.com
Directors
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Cris Mudge
Daniel Cohen
Frank & Sebastian
Helvetica
Jeroen Houben
Joe Connor
Meghann Artes
Pianina & Papace
Rupert Murray
Shan Phearon
Tom Connolly
Food Directors
Andrew Gooi
Daniel Cohen
Kevin Antoine
Marc Ingham
Moe Kafer
Managing Director
Jeremy Goold

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