Director Michael McCormack’s first feature documentary, a biopic of the late musician Fergus O’Farrell called Breaking Out, won the Best Irish Documentary Award at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh. In this episode, Michael talks about his background in television, knowing when to ‘let the gold in’ and how Breaking Out isn’t a music documentary.

Other films discussed this episode:

The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2005)

Searching for Sugar Man (2012)