The Lion and The Thorn

Written and Directed by:  Aaron Connor

Director of Photography:  Lauren Brooks

Camera Operator:  Izzy Kipling

Starring: Nick Fazekas and Logan Willis

A wounded American soldier becomes trapped in a deep crevasse and must rely on none other than the enemy to help him escape.

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Justin Pomietlarz Nomination Video

Director:  Aaron Connor and Kiana Duggan-Haas

 Genre:   Documentary

"The Excellence in Theatre Education Award, sponsored by Carnegie Mellon University, is presented each year by the Tony Awards. This honor recognizes a K-12 theatre educator in the U.S. who has demonstrated monumental impact on the lives of students and who embodies the highest standards of the profession."

Mr. Pomietlarz is well deserving of a nomination of this caliber for the hard work he puts forward every year with his students. These students came forward to give their appreciation, and to provide footage for this video in his honor.

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Theatre Education Award
One Day at a Time
The Starlight Studio Facility
One Day at a Time

Director:  Aaron Connor

Screenwriter:  Squeaky Wheel

Genre:  Documentary

Starlight Studios supports adults with disabilities and their creative interests. The studio and art gallery operates out of downtown Buffalo at 340 Delaware Avenue. 

This documentary shows the perspectives of two artists involved in the Starlight program. 

Special thanks to the staff and students at Squeaky Wheel for making this possible. 

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