The Collective

 
 

The Mission

As an evolving media collective, our goal is to create new work and experiences to reflect on our contemporary world, where we move people at the least, and make people want to change or take action at the most. 


Tomas Clawson
Adam Clayton
Ryan Coney
Amanda Doherty
Sarah Duke
Aaron Guthrie
Michael Hyland
Gareth Myles Greenfield
Chris McCarroll
Paul Moran
Conor Neil
Catriona Porter
Chelsea-Leigh Purdy

 

 

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Adam Clayton

What’s your favourite part of New Notions?
How it brings people together to learn, observe, share opinions and facilitate conversation around the stories that we showcase.

What do you like to do when you’re not working? 
When I am not working I like watch movies, television, take photographs, play video games and go for long drives in the car. 

What’s something about you that not many people know? 
I have the same name as U2’s bass guitarist.

Sarah Duke

What’s your favourite part of New Notions?
How I get to work with a diverse group of people who are highly skilled in a range of different film making areas. Also, how friendly and encouraging the group are. 

What do you like to do when you’re not working? 
I like watching films, travelling to new places and reading books. 

What’s something about you that not many people know? 
I have my motorbike licence. I don’t have a bike at the moment but did own a beautiful Triumph Bonneville and maybe will again one day.

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Ryan Coney

What’s your favourite part of New Notions?
Working with a young dynamic group of people who are motivated and enthusiastic for documentary film, is my favourite aspect of New Notions. 

What do you like to do when you’re not working?
I enjoy traveling and hiking, exploring new locations and cultures when not engulfed in film.  

What’s something about you that not many people know?
I lost a toe nail in Nicaragua (playing football with kids, not drink related. It also had to be painfully removed with no sedative)

Conor Neil

What’s your favourite part of New Notions?
I am keen to always be experiencing new things, scary and exciting things that I will remember and not forgot anytime soon. New Notions was a place for me to learn, not just with what I'm comfortable in but to step out of my comfort zone.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?
Playing video games has been an important aspect of my life, from a young age, I have always been fascinated by jumping into new worlds and being absorbed in great stories.

What’s something about you that not many people know?
I used to be ambidextrous, as a child, but now I'm just boring and left handed.

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Catriona Porter

What’s your favourite part of New Notions?
The fact that everyone here is so welcoming and keen for anybody to get involved with the projects. Has a real community vibe to it

What do you like to do when you’re not working?
Mostly I'm outdoors - nature hikes and running

What’s something about you that not many people know?
I'm a pretty decent cook- my speciality being espresso banana bread!

 

 

 

Paul Moran

What’s your favourite part of New Notions?
I love being a part of a group of people who love documentary film and who are all working towards the goal of getting more people to watch important documentaries. 

What do you like to do when you’re not working?
I'm usually watching films and trying to create short films and documentaries.

What’s something about you that not many people know?
I sometimes do woodwork in my spare time.