Conor Armstrong Sanfey ALCM, BA Hons
Conor is an experienced teacher who has taught in a number of theatre schools and schools for the past seven years before setting up his own courses. Conor trained in film at the National Film School at IADT completing his BA in Film and Television Production, whilst also studying for and obtaining his ALCM Teaching Diploma from London College of Music and Drama.
Conor is a multi-award winning film and theatre director/producer. Conor has directed numerous successful shorts including 'Miracles or Manipulations' and 'Horror School Reunion' and has recently completed production on his latest feature film 'LIFT' starring Gerard McSorley (Veronica Guerin) and Hannah Crowley (Damo And Ivor). LIFT has won numerous awards in film festivals around the word screening in Dun Laoighaire, Cork, Limerick, Donegal, Crystal Palace, Hastings, Maryland and Chicago, and was released in America and Canada in October 2018 and Ireland and the UK in 2019 through Screen Media Ventures and is available on iTunes, Google Play, YouTube, Xbox, Microsoft Store and Hulu.
LIFT was also recently acquired worldwide for streaming on Amazon Prime.
Conor has also directed and produced a string of hit shows in various theatres around Ireland including The Mill Theatre Dundrum, Draiocht Blanchardstown, Sean O'Casey Theatre East Wall, The Axis Ballymun, The Moat Theatre Naas and Dungarvan Town Hall Theatre. Conor directed a national tour of 'Stones In His Pockets' by Marie Jones in 2011 and the Irish premiere's of 'A Wasteland Harvest' by Miriam Gallagher in 2016 and 'The Great Gatsby' by Simon Levy in 2013.
Conor also co-founded and co-runs one of Ireland's leading independent film festivals 'Elevation Indie Film Awards'.
Conor's passion in life is entertaining people, and loves passing on his love for theatre and film to his students.