Pierre and Francois Lamoureux - Filmmakers and Music Producers
Pierre and François Lamoureux excel in assembling the right creative and technical teams to ensure that art survives technology. Their films and recordings, which have been produced on four continents, have won a Grammy Award, two Emmy Awards, two Gemini Awards and two Juno Awards and a multitude of music and broadcast industry awards and nominations. Their productions have aired and screened all over the world and have sold multiple millions of copies on BluRay, DVD and CD. They direct and produce two series currently airing nationally on Public Television: "Speakeasy" and "Front and Center"
Pierre and François graduated from McGill University where they studied classical, jazz and electronic music. Fogo Arts is a division of FogoLabs Corp, a New York based company.
DRAFT All projects are unique. We choose each team depending on location, genre, style and timeline. We regularly work with these experienced professionals.
For 20 years, Erika Beatty managed professional orchestras in Canada. Her hallmark was integrating strategic innovation and new technology into the work of a centuries old art form. Her work created partnerships, developed audiences, brought in new revenue, and created sustainable operations. In 2012, Beatty received the Canada Council's John Hobday Award for Excellence in Arts Management. This gave her an introduction to Grammy, Emmy and Juno award winning concert filmmakers Pierre and Francois Lamoureux. Building on her experience as a live event producer, she assists and co-produces film projects and live events with a focus on digital distribution of "alternative content". Erika earned a degree in finance and economics from the University of Western Ontario and studied theatre production at The Banff Centre. She is a board member for the Greater Halifax Partnership, a founding member of the Greater Halifax Arts Coalition, and served as a trustee for Orchestras Canada and the Canadian Conference of the Arts.
Coming from a decade of news, conflict, science and human condition documentaries, Brian O'Caroll lenses with insight and honesty. A native of Ireland, he produced and shot BLUE CAPRICE, which sold to IFC after premiering at Sundance 2013, and was nominated for an independent Spirit award in 2014. ‘All the beautiful things’, a visually stunning narrative feature doc, which he photographed on 35mm, premiered at Sundance 2014. In 2012, Brian photographed THE MEN WHO BUILT AMERICA with director Ruan Magan. In 2011 Brian and Ruan made a short called ANGEL. Angel won best short film in half of the festivals in which it was accepted, including Milan. Brian has been honored by the International Cinematographers Guild, three times for CHERRY BLOOM, 8 FOR INFINITY, and ANGEL with an Emerging Cinematographer Award. Conventioneers, he shot in 2004 which premiered at Tribecca, and won a spirit award in 2005.
Eugene O'Connor began his career as a freelance news cameraman for RTE and over the following years went on to become one of Ireland’s most in demand Directors of Photography shooting commercials, dramas, documentary’s, the Irish feature film “Guiltrip” and over 100 music videos before moving to London in 1990. With the emergence of 3D Eugene has been very much involved with Cinema and DVD releases for Joe Satriani, Pat Matheny, Snoop Dog, LMFAO, and Flamenco Hoy in Spain plus the Isle of Wight Festival all in 3D. Most recent credits include David Guetta Live on Copacabana Beach New Year’s Eve 2011, Rihanna Live at the 02 London, The Red Hot Chilli Peppers Cologne (live cinema release), Usher live in London, Coldplay in Barcelona and London, Deep Purple Verona and Harry Connick Jr live on Broadway.