Eamon O’Rourke is an upcoming film, movie director, and philanthropist based in Brooklyn, NY. He has gained experience in the field because he previously worked as an actor, scriptwriter and production assistant for influential films such as the Wolf of Wall Street.
Eamon currently works as a producer at Me and My Friends company, which offers a new direction and a great twist to movies. Eamon O’Rourke’s career took a hit in March 2022 after the release of his debut film, Asking for it. Asking for it starred Luke Hemsworth and Vanessa Hudgens, and it focused on the prevalent male description featured in action movies.
Eamon discussed that he brings his ideas to life by sharing to get feedback to enhance the ideas and see what happens after their input. Sharing ideas enables the writer to conceptualize how it will work if incorporated. Additionally, the best way to get the correct feedback is to share ideas with people who are different from the author.
Eamon’s contribution to diversity
Eamon has put a lot of effort into battling the lack of diversity in the film industry by showcasing female characters of colour in his film. His efforts did not stop there as he filmed the LGBTQ+ actors in his film. Moreover, Eamon has advocated for the employment of a diverse cast, where he leans for support and ideas to tell a story representing the community’s lived experiences. Asking for it became most viewed and acquired a Reframe Stamp because of its diversification with the actors and its employees.
O’Rourke’s philanthropic acts
Eamon is very passionate and actively volunteers for immigrants to protect their rights. He advocates for reproductive justice, the New York drug crisis and economic equality. He mentors addicts who are recovering from behaving and improving their situation.
Eamon aids in supplying free Narcan kits to NYC camps and also volunteers to help minority populations to access legal services. He is known to be the voice of support for NoDAPL, Black Lives Matter, abortion rights groups and Occupy Wall Street.
After the death of his parents, Eamon started an organization that aids those who lose loved ones in how to deal with trauma. The death of his parents shaped Eamon and enabled him to dedicate his life to helping others through acts of service.