conor mcbride

CONOR MCBRIDE

is an

IRISH

DOCUMENTARY

FILMMAKER

SCRIBBLER

SPECTATOR

VIDEO EDITOR

based in NEW YORK. His STORIES, often compelling CHARACTER STUDIES, explore subjects ranging from GENDER to PERFORMANCE, which he portrays through FILM, AUDIO & DIGITAL MEDIA.

His most recent work has been featured in ACCENT MAGAZINE & NARRATIVELY:

Untitled

ONEOFUS profiled artist ‘Untitled’, Matthew de Leon’s drag persona, was born less than a year ago, and was catapulted into the limelight after winning Dragnet, a drag competition in Williamsburg. Today Matthew works as a graphic designer by day and moonlights as one of the most popular queens on the vibrant Brooklyn circuit. This documentary tells UNTITLED’S story.

Read the full ACCENT MAGAZINE article here

My Own Private Rockaway

A radio documentary made for WNYC featuring stories of people’s secret sanctuaries in New York. The project, produced by narrative.ly, appeared as this multimedia piece on their website.

Read the full NARRATIVELY article here

The Rev

A multimedia magazine article incorporating text, stills and video for ACCENT MAGAZINE. The Rev Vince Anderson is not your regular pastor. He drinks. He swears. He’s a gutbucket blues singer. “People forget that gospel came out of the blues and not the other way around,” Vince explains as to why he believes blues singers were the first American preachers among other things here

www.conormcbride.com

Untitled Queen Part I

UNTITLED QUEEN

aka

MATTHEW DE LEON

is a

VISUAL ARTIST,

DRAG QUEEN

& GRAPHIC DESIGNER

who lives and works in BROOKLYN. She was born and raised on GOVERNOR’S ISLAND, NY until its shutdown in 1996. She received her BFA from the UNIVERSITY OF CONNETICUT and her MFA in visual arts from PARSONS, THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DESIGN. She is a GRAPHIC DESIGNER @ BRIC, a cultural organization in Brooklyn.

WE shot her as she got ready for BOTTOMS UP, a weekly UNDERWEAR PARTY, with her cohort LADY SIMON.

Untitled Queen Part II

TAKE A LOOK SEE and some of her fabulous work below:

The boyfriends are separated for the summer; The actor away at summerstock, and the artist at home in the apartment. In a duet apart, they search for each other in song.

Credits:
performed by Matthew de Leon and Adam Kee
edited by Matthew de Leon

Song:
“Somewhere Out There”, 1986
copyrighted and written by James Horner, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil

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Me and the Standards

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Self Portrait
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Chain Gang

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Ribs

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Millions of Crushes

She COHOSTS a monthly drag show on the 2nd thursday of every month called CALENDAR GIRLS with LUCY BALLS @ TNT in Williamsburg.

CHECK OWT

matthewdeleon.com