Mayo Commercial Director shortlisted as Young Irish Director in ICAD awards

Film and Commercial director, Lorcan Hynes from Mayo, has been shortlisted as Young Irish Director of the year 2017, in the commercial category for his work on the Connacht Film - We Believe. The awards are run by ICAD (The Institute of Creative Advertising and Design) and winners will be announced on Thursday 23rd of February .  Lorcan makes carefully crafted cinematic commercials, blending authentic performance with beautiful Images and brooding sound to create powerful emotive stories. He previously won an award for Direction in film craft for Connacht Rugby at the 2016 Kinsale Shark awards. He also signed with one of Ireland's leading commercials production companies, Red Rage Productions. Lorcan's work has received widespread public and media praise. He has directed a number of spots which have gone on to become viral hits including Connacht Rugby’s “Grassroots to green shirts” and Elverys Intersport Christmas 2015 Christmas TV spot “Magic Boots” amongst others.

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