Brian is an Annie nominated screenwriter and an award-winning director of both commercials and animated features.
Most recently, he’s directed a teaser for the action/comedy Mission: Monsters, a feature that’s in development with Shanghai studio Joyspoon. Based on Brian’s story, the film is co-written with frequent partner Jim Kammerud (Head of Story The Peanuts Movie.) Brian is attached to direct the picture.
Recently, Brian co-wrote the Chinese/Canadian feature Heroes of the Golden Mask, which is currently in production in Vancover and set to star the voices of Patton Oswalt, Byron Mann, Osric Chau, Ron Perlman, and the legendary Christopher Plummer.
Brian co-wrote and directed the Annie nominated sequel Tarzan 2 for Disney, which featured the voices of Glenn Close, George Carlin, Brad Garrett, Ron Perlman, and Lance Henriksen.
Brian also conceived the story, co-wrote, and co-directed the sequel to Disney’s 101 Dalmatians, which featured the voices of Jason Alexander, Barry Bostwick, and the amazing Martin Short. Brian and partner Jim Kammerud received an Annie nomination for Best Feature Screenplay.
Among the many commercials Brian directed over the years for clients ranging from Marsh Supermarkets to White Castle, a favorite is this satirical “Disney” spot done for Moviefone.com and designed to show exclusively in theaters.