Denis O'Brien



Denis O’Brien is an Emmy award winning executive producer of TV, Film and Commercial content. A multi Telly, multi-ADDY, Communicator and VAB award winner. A litany of blue chip clients, led by Procter and Gamble, trust Denis to deliver on time and on budget. Produced for Ad Council, AT&T, Doner Company, ESPN, FoxSports, FCB, GSD&M, Grey, HP, Kinney Drugs, MSG Networks, Metro Channel, Procter and Gamble, RAPP,, Starz!, The Family Channel, Time Warner, Universal Records, WAM/Encore and many, many more.

ALAIR HOMES Branded Content (In-House)

All Creative, Executive Producer-Director, Line Producer and all Post. Created online content film for multinational home builder websites. After creative approval, created budgets, hired crew, casted all talent. Produced and Directed on location in Florida. Edited and supervised custom music track, voiceover, color correction and animation. Completed award winning Branded Content Film: “Living Better Starts Here” featured on 111 Websites across the brand. Created multiple versions for use across the brand in multiple applications on and offline,

KINNEY DRUGS Ad Campaign(Palio, AdWorkshop, In-House)

Executive Producer-Director. Featuring Sam Elliot on voice over. “Slice of life, feel good campaign” drives the ‘flavor’ of the family owned brand, resulting in a 7 year relationship.Interpreted storyboards, budgeted, then production. Casting, talent contracts. all production including Directing. Created by legendary CD Bob Rath, the campaign won multiple GOLD & SILVER ADDY’s as well as VAB, Communicator and DAVEY awards.

Real People – Healthcare

Executive Producer – Spots involved real people interviews in their home or business. Effective and strong, multi camera, small crew shoots with incredible lighting and a very light footprint and budget. Jim Smith-Producer.

GOUVERNEUR HOSPITAL – Ad Campaign (AdWorkshop)

Executive Producer – (Agency) Producer – Director. Working without an Agency Producer, accommodated agency with storyboard development, final script, casting, all contracts, production, Directing and supervised Post. SILVER ADDY and VAB (1st) awards. Spots highlight feel good style of Denis O’Brien is known for. Anne Rast- Creative Supervisor.

ZODIAC – TV Pilot (Investors)

Executive Producer – Producer. TV Pilot starring Corbin Bernsen, Allison Dean, Brock O’Hurn. Shot on location in Vermont. Responsible for Casting, SAG contracts, all crew, logistics, permission from State for Train Station use. (Contacted the Governor for this.) Small crew of 16 with a cast of over 50 people. Multi Camera with Drone, custom music and is being looked at by Majors.