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Gregory Breen is an award-winning filmmaker, writer and podcaster originally from Dublin, Ireland and now based in Toronto, Canada.

A student of motion pictures all his life, Gregory married a sweet girl from the Niagara region and moved to Canada in 2008 where his love of film pushed him to try a new career. He studied film at Ryerson University and Humber College.

Gregory’s first feature length film, The Long Night, is currently in post-production and will be touring festivals in 2017.  His first short film For God and Ulster was named BEST DRAMA at the Canada International Film Festival 2012 in Vancouver, BC. For God and Ulster has also screened at many other festivals in Europe and North America and was nominated for BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM at the Underground Cinema Film Festival in Dublin, Ireland. Steven Myerschmidt Bites the Big One, Gregory’s second short film won the ROYAL REEL FILM AWARD at the Canada International Film Festival, BEST THESIS FILM at the RealheART Film Festival in Toronto and also BEST STUDENT FILM at the Hamilton Film Festival and played at other festivals is Canada. Gregory is also the director of the short films Clara and Journeys and also works as an assistant director, script supervisor, producer and editor.

 

Greg is also the co-creator/co-host of the Podcast Explicit Nonsense available on Podomatic and iTunes and also writes a blog on film and pop culture at The Breen Screen. 

He lives in Toronto with his lovely wife Jennifer Marotta, a professor of Humanities at Humber College.

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