Brendan began his career in advertising as an award-winning writer and creative director. Prior to that, he worked as a political writer and screenwriter. He burst onto the directing scene with campaigns for CNN and Comedy Central. He followed up with an impressive array of work, including his most recent EFFY-winning campaign “What’s in your hot dog?,” for Applegate. He’s also directed commercials for Tribeca Film Festival, ESPN, Nintendo, Mars, Denny’s and Carlton Dry, for which his highly praised “Sheep Impact” with Steven Seagal was featured as Spot of the Day on Adweek. His unique style combining striking, cinematic visuals and honest, human performance has been recognized for excellence with honors from D&AD, CLIOS, AICP and One Show.