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John Carney was born in 1972 in Dublin, Ireland. He is a director and writer, known for Sing Street (2016), Once (2007) and Begin Again (2013). See full bio »

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Known For

Sing Street Director
(2016)
Once Director
(2007)
Begin Again Director
(2013)
On the Edge Director
(2001)

Filmography

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  Modern Love (TV Series) (filming)
  Modern Love (TV Series) (4 episodes) (filming)
 2016 Sing Street
 2013/II Begin Again
 2012 The Rafters
 2009 Zonad
 2007 The Modest Adventures of David O'Doherty (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Movie (2007)
- Live (2007)
- Tour (2007)
- Job (2007)
- 27 (2007)
 2007 Once
 2003 Zonad (Short)
 2001-2003 Bachelors Walk (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Episode #2.4 (2003)
- Episode #2.3 (2003)
- Episode #2.2 (2003)
- Episode #1.1 (2002)
- Episode #1.7 (2001)
 2001 On the Edge
 1999 Park
Show Show Writer (13 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
Show Show Composer (5 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
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Other Works:

Music video for 'Orange' (charted at number 30 in Irish Singles Chart) by David O'Doherty - Director

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on _Sing Street (2016) as a musical] The big thing for me is I wanted to make a musical but I didn't want anyone to know it was a musical, and I didn't want to put the word musical on the poster. So it's a stealth musical; it creeps up on you - it doesn't seem like one, but it actually is. I felt that a really necessary part of making a modern musical is that it doesn't have any of the ... See more »

Trivia:

Filmed his acclaimed Once (2007) with two digital camcorders over a period of three weeks on a budget of just 100,000 Euros. See more »

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