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Alun Pughe

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Biography

Alun D Pughe's career began in 2005 with a fifteen minute psychological film noir entitled The Girl, the Gun and the Desert, which was repeatedly screened on Sky TV and in South Wales' cinemas. After being optioned for a European graphic novel adaptation it was nominated and later won the Swansea Bay International Film Festival in 2006.

Working under the banner of All Star Friends Productions Alun moved directly into the music promo video industry winning the Notion Magazine Best New Film Maker Award in 2007. At the end of the year Alun also won his category in the Newport International Film Festival in 2007. In 2008 Alun won an online contest judged by dignities such as Lord Richard Attenborough and Morgan Freeman (icewhole.com).

Alun now works freelance on music videos and short films whilst reading scripts for award winning production company Mastplan Films.

Project Development

I am currently directing music videos for bands and shooting short films. I have also had work as DP and editor.

Influences

The films of:

David Lynch
Sergio Leone
Quentin Tarantino
Alfred Hitchcock
Darren Aronofsky
Akira Kurusowa
Terry Gilliam
Krzysztof Kieslowski
Jim Jarmusch
Michelle Gondry
Stanley Kubrick
Peter Greenaway
Chris Cunningham
Steven Spielberg
Robert Rodriguez
Riddley Scott
Dennis Potter


The Music of:

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
PJ Harvey
The StopMotion Men
Danny Elfman
Tom Waits
Leonard Cohen
Robert Johnson
John Williams
Miles Davies
Louis Armstrong
Goldfrapp
Tori Amos
Jeff Buckley
Kate Bush

And finally:

Pirates
Graphic Novels and Comic Books
Short stories and poetry
The Mountains
Dark Forests
Deep Rivers
Wine and Spirits
The Beautiful and the Clever
Art
Computer Games
The 80s
Good friends

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