Brian O’Carroll

Producer, Blue Caprice
Nominated for: Best First Feature

A native of Dublin, Ireland, BRIAN O’CARROLL has been working in the documentary and commercial film world in New York City for over twenty years. After studying Engineering at Trinity College Dublin, he moved to New York in 1985. Over the last 5 years Brian has completed about fifteen short films and five feature films. Conventioneers, a film about a doomed love affair between a republican and a democrat shot with the RNC New York backdrop, won the IFC 2006 John Cassavetes Award, and was an official selection at the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival.

2007 saw the completion of films Winter of Frozen Dreams, an indie feature with Thora Birch and Keith Carradine, and No Money with director Rania Ajami. Brian accepted the prestigious Emerging Cinematographer Award in 2007 from the ICG for his work on Alexandre Moors short film Cherry Bloom. In 2009 Brian shot a short art film with David Carradine and director Michael Maxxis titled 8 for Infinity, which was entered in Cannes 2010.