Professor of Film, Television, and Media Arts
Co-Chair of Film, Television and Media Arts
Grad Program Director of Cinematic Production Management
Professor O'Brien's research interests include theatrical feature film, television and media production in Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States; propaganda and disinformation during wartime and natural history and adventure documentary filmmaking.
He has worked as a director and/or producer for Discovery Communications, Turner Broadcasting, National Wildlife Productions, Audubon Productions and CBS News and has served in a variety of production management capacities on over a dozen theatrical feature films.
- BA, Fairfield University
- MA, University of Rhode Island
- MFA, School of the Art Institute Chicago
- Film Television and Media Arts
- Center for Comm.&Engineer 265