Direction · Screenwriting
Director of Development

Conor Forrest


Conor Forrest is a Canadian, Chinese, and British writer/director in Toronto with a passion for both fiction and documentary filmmaking. He got his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film Production at York University, class of 2021. His recent achievements include having his short film Used Furniture (2022) acquired by CBC Gem and released on their Canadian Reflections Platform in April 2023. His feature-length documentary Unravelling The Ravelled Mind (2022) was picked up by Amazon Prime Video. Conor's mission is to raise awareness of the challenges and discrimination faced by children with ADHD through his work. He has particular expertise in crafting character-driven dramas and comedies that explore coming-of-age themes and dysfunctional family dynamics. Conor's films have been screened at various festivals, including the LA Shorts International Film Festival, Catalina Film Festival, Forest City Film Festival and Yorkton Film Festival. In March 2023 he was selected into the Sundance Collab: Preparing To Direct Your First Feature Film Course taught by Fire Island (2022) director Andrew Ahn. In May 2023 he was selected as one of only three filmmakers for the RBC Yorkton Film Festival Mentorship Program.