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Dr. Justin Mac Gregor

John Sherlock Assistant Professor (Film Studies)
193 PEARSE STREET

Head of School- School of Creative Arts (School Office - Creative Arts)


  Arts Education   Arts in Education   ARTS/HUMANITIES/CULTURAL ACTIVITIES   Creative Arts   DOCUMENTARY THEATRE   Dramatic/Theatre Arts   FILM   Film Music   Film Studies   Film Theory   Film Theory and Philosophy   Filmmaking   Irish Theatre, Film and Cultural Performance   Media Arts   MULTIPLATFORM STUDIES   Performance Arts   Performing Arts   THEATRE OF THE REAL   TRANSMEDIA CREATION   Visual Arts
 Quantum Haze: The true story of a Middle Way quantum mechanic.
 When Vaclav Met Lear (and Beckett too!)

Details Date
Chair and Co-founder, Good Hero Internship @ Trinity College Dublin 01-Sep-2022
Big Foot Script Challenge @ Trinity College Dublin 01-Jul-2022
International Author and Invited Guest, Maison Des Scénaristes, Cannes Film Festival May-2016
International Author and Invited Guest, Maison Des Scénaristes, Cannes Film Festival May-2015
International Author and Invited Guest, Maison Des Scénaristes, Claremont Ferrand Film Festival Feb-2015
Advisor, First Frame, Dublin International Film Festival 05-12-2019
External Examiner, NUI Galway, MA in Production & Direction 01-Sep-2016
Juror, British Columbia Arts Council 2008
Chair, Meet the Filmmakers, Cineworks Independent Filmmakers Society 2000
Guest Speaker, Cinematic Salon, CIneworks Independent Filmmakers Society 2000
Chair, Meet the Filmmakers, Cineworks Independent Filmmakers Society 1999
Keynote Speaker, Vancouver International Film Festival Trade Forum 1998
Keynote Speaker, Vancouver International Film Festival Trade Forum 1997
Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award 1983
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
French Medium Basic Medium
Details Date From Date To
Screen Directors Guild of Ireland 1 September 2013 present
Writer's Guild of Ireland 1 September 2013 present
Higher Education Academy 14 June 2011 Ongoing
Director's Guild of Great Britain 1 June 2009 31 December 2014
Writer's Guild of Great Britain 1 June 2009 31 December 2014
Full Member, Documentary Organisation of Canada 2001 ongoing
Director's Guild of Canada 15 March 1999 present
Associate Member, Canadian Society of Cinematographers 1996 ongoing
Jonathan Keasey, 'Tow', MindRiot Entertainment, New Jersey, USA, Seattle, USA, Dublin, Ireland, 2024, -, Notes: [https://deadline.com/2024/04/octavia-spencer-rose-byrne-ariana-debose-demi-lovato-tow-movie-1235875910/], Film production, INPROGRESS
Justin MacGregor, 'When Havel Met Lear (and Beckett too)', 2024, -, Notes: [Supported by the AHSS Benefaction Fund.], Film production, INPROGRESS
Justin MacGregor, 'Vaclav's Prague Spring Blues', Prague UNESCO City of Literature, Prague and Dublin, Vaclav Havel Library / Prague City of Literature, 2024, -, Theatre Production, APPROVED
Justin MacGregor, 'Cooking on the Outer Hebrides', Ireland and Finland, 2023, -, Script, INPROGRESS
Justin MacGregor, 'Vaclav's Prague Spring Blues', Prague UNESCO City of Literature, Prague and Dublin, Prague City of Literature, 2023, -, Notes: [In progress.], Script, COMPLETED
Justin MacGregor, 'Cooking in the Outer Hebrides with Angus McTiernan - a live theatrical podcast', Prague and Dublin, Prague City of Literature, 2022, -, Script, COMPLETED
Justin MacGregor et al., 'Is There Anybody Out There? Young Voices from Inside a Pandemic', Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival, Ireland, come as you arts eire., 2021, -, Notes: [I was co-director and the lone producer of the film.], Film production, EXHIBITED
Justin MacGregor, 'A Terrible and Awful Silence', Mother Tongues Festival, 2021, Dublin, Mother Tongues Festival / Zoom, 2021, -, Theatre Production, PERFORMED  URL  URL
Justin MacGregor, 'The Tears That Fall Not', Scene + Heard Festival 2020, Rehearsed Reading Draft 1, Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, Scene + Heard Festival 2020, 2020, -, Theatre Production, PRESENTED
Justin MacGregor, 'The obituary of Robert Gabrial Mugabe - A true store', Smashing Times & Front Line Defenders Festival of Arts & Human Rights, 2020, Dublin, Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts and Equality, 2020, -, Theatre Production, PERFORMED  URL  URL
  

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Justin MacGregor, 'Irish Cities on Film', Drivetime, Dublin, RTE, 2022, -, Broadcast, PRESENTED
Justin MacGregor, 'Film Reviews of "Music," "News of the World," and "PVT Chat."', Arena, Dublin, RTE, 2021, -, Broadcast, PRESENTED
Justin MacGregor, 'Film Reviews of "He Dreams of Giants," "Minari," and "The Mauritanian."', Arena, Dublin, RTE, 2021, -, Broadcast, PRESENTED
Justin MacGregor, 'Film Reviews of "Cowboys," "Apples," and "End of Sentence."', Arena, Dublin, RTE, 2021, -, Broadcast, PRESENTED
Justin MacGregor, 'Film Reviews of "It Must be Heaven," "In the Earth," "In The Heights," and "The Reason I Jump."', Arena, Dublin, RTE, 2021, -, Broadcast, PRESENTED
Justin MacGregor, 'Film Reviews of "The Green Knight," "The Many Saints of Newark," and "The Alpinist."', Arena, Dublin, RTE, 2021, -, Broadcast, PRESENTED
Justin MacGregor, 'Film Reviews of "The Eternals," "Spencer," "The Card Counter," and "Love Yourself Today."', Arena, Dublin, RTE, 2021, -, Broadcast, PRESENTED
Justin MacGregor, 'Film Reviews of " C'Mon, C'Mon," "The Hand of God," and "Final Account."', Arena, Dublin, RTE, 2021, -, Broadcast, PRESENTED
Justin MacGregor, 'Film Reviews of "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" and "The Personal History of David Copperfield." ', Arena, Dublin, RTE, 2020, -, Broadcast, PRESENTED
Justin MacGregor, 'Film Reviews of "Once," "Garage," and "Iona."', Arena, Dublin, RTE, 2020, -, Broadcast, PRESENTED

  

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Award Date
Award of Merit, Impact Documentary Awards, Documentary Feature 2023
Award of Recognition, Impact Documentary Awards, Direction 2023
Award of Merit, IndieFEST Film Awards, USA, Editing 2022
Award of Merit, IndieFEST Film Awards, USA, Concept 2022
Award of Merit, IndieFEST Film Awards, USA, Documentary Feature 2022
Award of Excellence, Accolade Global Film Competition, USA, Editing 2022
Award of Merit, Accolade Global Film Competition, USA, Concept 2022
Award of Merit, Accolade Global Film Competition, USA, Documentary Feature 2022
Excellence in Editing Award, Documentaries Without Borders Film Festival, USA 2022
Award for Excellence in Category, Human Spirit, Documentaries Without Borders Film Festival, USA 2022
Official Selection, Documentaries Without Borders Film Festival, USA 2022
AHSS Benefaction Fund Recipiant 2022
In Consideration, Prague Film Awards 2022
In consideration, Arctic Film Festival, Norway 2022
In Consideration, Rome Independent Cinema Festival 2022
In Consideration, Stockholm Independent Film Festival 2022
Official Selection, Disappear Here Film Festival, Ireland 2021
Official Selection, Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2021
Writer in Residence, Prague UNESCO City of Literature, 2019 2019
Finalist, Best Short Film Script, "The Gyre," Waterford Film Festival December 2018
Theatre Project Award, Arts Council Ireland 2016
Peggy Ramsay Writing Award, UK 2015
Project Award, Visual and Performing Arts Fund 2015
Manchester Theatre Award Nominee January 2014
Professional Membership, Writer's Guild of Ireland 2013
Professional Membership, Screen Director's Guild of Ireland 2013
Artist Project Award, Arts Council England 2013
Peter Brooks/Mobius Award (Part of Submission), UK January 2013
Artist Project Award, Arts Council England 2012
Peggy Ramsay Writing Award, UK 2013
Peggy Ramsay Writing Award, UK 2012
Best Experimental Film Nominee, Royal Television Society, UK 2012
Manchester Theatre Award January 2012
BBC Achievement Award 2011
Artist Project Award, Arts Council England 2011
Peggy Ramsay Writing Award, UK 2011
Artist Project Award, Arts Council England 2011
Peggy Ramsay Writing Award, UK 2011
First Place, Huddersfield Literature Festival Poetry Challenge May 2011
Directing Bursary Award, Director's Guild of Great Britain 2010
Artist Project Award, Arts Council England 2010
Directing Bursary Award, Director's Guild of Great Britain 2009
Professional Membership, Writer's Guild of Great Britain 2009
Professional Membership, Director's Guild of Great Britain 2009
Audience Award, Reel Film Festival 2006
Artist Award, Ontario Arts Council 2002
Development Award, Telefilm Canada 2002
Best Ensemble Award, Reel Fast Film Festival 2001
Winner, CBC and DOC Script Competition 2001
Best Emerging Director Nominee, Shavick Awards, Canada 1999
Artist Award, British Columbia Arts Council 1998
Artist Award, British Columbia Arts Council 1997
Writing Award, Explorations, Canada Council for the Arts 1996