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A Director's Journey: Hurricane McLean

Canadian motorcycle daredevil turned film and TV director, Larry "Hurricane" McLean, talks about his journey from acting to stunt performing to directing A-list talent.

*** This documentary won a GOLD REMI Award for Directing at WorldFest Houston and was nominated for Best Foreign Documentary at International Family Film Festival in Los Angeles.

Film and TV director Larry McLean (Christmas With Tucker, Doc, Sue Thomas F.B.Eye, The Famous Jett Jackson, Relic Hunter) talks about his journey from acting to stunt performing to directing icons such as Val Kilmer, Walter Matthau, Britney Spears, Leslie Nielsen, Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus and many others. A must-see for any aspiring director.

  • Katarzyna Kochany
  • Larry A. McLean
    Key Cast
  • Mark Daniel Dunnett
  • Katarzyna Kochany
  • Katarzyna Kochany
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 33 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 30, 2015
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  • WorldFest Houston
    Houston, Texas
    United States
    April 17, 2016
    GOLD REMI Award for Directing
  • International Family Film Festival
    Los Angeles, California
    November 6, 2015
    USA Premiere
    Best Documentary - Foreign (nominee/top 2 finalist)
  • Miami Independent Film Festival
    Miami, Florida
    United States
    April 23, 2016
  • High Desert International Film Festival
    Pahrump, Nevada
    United States
    May 28, 2016
  • Action On Film International Film Festival
    Monrovia, California
    United States
    September 7, 2016
Director Biography - Katarzyna Kochany

Katarzyna Kochany is an adventurous filmmaker and writer specializing in family-friendly entertainment with a kick of action. Her work has been showcased on every continent except Antarctica: over 30 awards and 150 official selections from USA, Canada, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Cyprus, Denmark, Germany, Greece, India, Italy and Kingdom of Swaziland. She is the recipient of Mississauga Arts Council MARTY award.

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Director Statement

Mark began composing for television commercials, films and multimedia after graduation from the fabled Berklee College of Music. His credits include music for The Oprah Winfrey Show, C.S.I. Vegas, The Dr. Oz Show as well as additional music for The Matrix Reloaded, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Rollerball. He has composed the scores for over 45 films to date, including recent feature films The Sin Seer (starring Isaiah Washington, C. Thomas Howell, Michael Ironside and Salli Richardson-Whitfield), Halloween Hell (starring Oscar-nominated Eric Roberts) and My Funny Valentine (starring Tom Payne and Pippa Black). Other career highlights include the musical scores for Boardwalk Poets (starring Daniel Baldwin), Love’s Devotion Forever (starring Jay Thomas).