Connor McAulay

Connor McAulay

Content Creator, Director, Filmmaker, Grip, Screenwriter, Set Decorator, Story Analyst and Script Supervisor

Toronto, Canada

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June 2017
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About Connor

The Fun Stuff!

Ancient myths, tall tales and ghost stories - Lore and lies. This has been a summary of my conversations with people I used to go to school with.

Fascinated by every language in the world and endeavoring to pick at least one up before I die. My cats will tell you I sing too loudly and dance terribly, though I would advise you not to believe them as both are notorious liars. Country, hip-hop, disco, soul, grunge, pop, rock and everything in between. My favourite hobby is laughing until I cry and my goal is making others do the same. I must be very funny because people often cry after our conversations

Raised on old movies, so naturally in lieu of having a personality I quote The Simpsons and speak in references. When I’m not hunched over a computer you can find me hunched over other things, such as books, a guitar, or antlers that deer are kind enough to leave on the ground. In short I have developed a mighty hunch which I have been told is quite intimidating.

I also happen to be a die hard Toronto Maple Leafs fan which I believe is a testament to my loyalty - Help me win a bet with my brother and purchase one of my scripts before they win a cup, or we are both dead, whichever comes first! History, history, history - there’s nothing about our past that doesn’t fascinate me. Museums are my happy place and I have been known to scour the internet for antiques I do not need nor can I afford.

Road trips are the name of the game, so tell me where I should visit and the best place to eat there - I assure you I will write it down and then lose the paper. The way to my heart is a good plate of barbecue and I’m always in search of the next best cheesecake. My mom says I was raised right and I believe her. The dream one day is to buy a farm and start an animal rescue so I no longer have to be aware of my arms when talking to people. Animals don't seem to mind.

The Boring Stuff!

Connor attended the Humber College Film and Television Production program where every aspect of the production process was covered in extensive detail. After graduating with a degree and a large independent and student film resume, Connor began working for IATSE LOCAL 873 as a Grip on a number of productions including: Handmaid’s Tale, Designated Survivor, Shadowhunters, Black Mirror and more.

After three years in the Grip department, Connor transferred into Set Decoration and more recently worked as a Set Dresser on projects such as Titans, Grand Army, and Impulse. Additionally, in an effort to further his understanding of the production process, Connor attended a script supervision intensive and graduated with a diploma in 2019. Connor's experience across multiple departments cultivated a strong foundation in the script to screen process, which he seeks to continue building upon by learning more wherever he can.

Outside of film & television, Connor enjoys history, language, politics and social studies, and is fascinated with how and why our society works the way it does. Connor thrives on creating stories that touch on these themes across a variety of genres, and dedicates much of his time to writing film and television projects that seek to engage and excite. Connor’s dream is to write for film and TV, and has created a large portfolio which he is excited to share.

Connor is thrilled to share his social justice horror, OLD VIRGINIA - A relevant and biting take on the future of America. Which is available to read right here on Stage 32!

Loglines

  • The Angels

    The Angels Budget: $100K - $1M | Action Drama A fired EMT looking to atone for a fatal mistake is offered another opportunity to save lives when she joins an illegal ambulance for criminals.

  • Everett

    Everett Budget: $1M - $5M | Action Fantasy When her father's mining job forces a trendy teenage girl to an isolated mountain town, she is thrust into a war between her new classmates and a corporation hellbent on harnessing their ancient power.

  • Mother of all Evil

    Mother of all Evil Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller Drama A suburban mother fights to maintain her perfect life when a pair of true crime podcasters threaten to expose her as a prolific serial killer.

  • The Devil of Diamond City

    The Devil of Diamond City Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy A real estate agent risks hatred and excommunication from a small town when he agrees to sell God's house.

  • Old Virginia

    Old Virginia Budget: $100K - $1M | Action Horror Five black teens stumble upon a time machine and are thrust into a bloody fight for survival against America's most notorious terrorists - The KKK.

  • Fandemic

    Fandemic Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller An actress on a secluded getaway is tormented by hallucinations. Unsure who to trust, she must uncover the source of her visions or fall victim to a deadly new breed of reality entertainment.

  • Pistol Packin' Mama

    Pistol Packin' Mama Budget: $10M - $30M | Action Comedy Automated trucks have gone rogue and are running their human counterparts off the road! A boy must convince a legendary trucker to get back behind the wheel, solve his father’s murder, and save trucking forever.

  • Slipstream

    Slipstream Budget: $5M - $10M | Sci-fi Action When an airline crash leaves a young Marine trapped in an alternate dimension, he is hunted by their government and must find a way to return home or face a life of experimentation.

  • Abolition

    Abolition Budget: $5M - $10M | Historical Drama After a family of slaves are freed by a guerrilla force of abolitionists. One man exchanges his newfound freedom to join their cause and fight for those who cannot, risking his life in the process.

  • Island of the Sun and Moon

    Island of the Sun and Moon Budget: $5M - $10M | War Drama An American pilot without a confirmed kill and a dishonoured Kamikaze find themselves marooned on the same island. Abandoned, they must survive the elements and each other if they hope to make it home alive.

Education

  • Humber College
    (2011-2015)

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