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William T. O'Brien

Professor of Film, Television, and Media Arts
Chair of Film, Television and Media Arts

BA, Fairfield University; MA, University of Rhode Island; MFA, School of the Art Institute Chicago


FTM 245

Intermediate Production - Fall 2019


Film Television and Media Arts

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Center for Comm.&Engineer #265


Liam O'Brien is Chair of the Department of Film, Television and Media Arts and is an Emmy and other award winning professor of Communications at Quinnipiac. His 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 capacities on over a dozen feature films.