JP O’Brien

Director | Producer




JP O’Brien is Director and Producer working in Melbourne, Australia. He has an Advanced Diploma of SCREEN from RMIT University and has completed numerous studies at Sydney’s AFTRS.

JP is passionate about film and the power of great stories.

His 2017 film, ‘Ghost’, had it’s World Premiere at the Academy and BAFTA Accredited Flickerfest International Short Film Festival. It screened at a swag of prestigious Festival’s both locally and abroad and was nominated for Best International Narrative at the Kerry Film Festival (Ireland).

“I love what I do. I love the challenges, the creativity, the hustle and the result. I’m adaptable and regularly wear multiple hats. I thrive on stories, ideas, creation, people, angles, priorities, cuts. I have an instinct for what matters most. I lead by example and get things done.”

JP has collaborated with some of Australia’s leading production companies, agencies and brands, including Cricket Australia, BMW Australia, Carat Australia, Fox Sports, GPY&R, McCann and ABC Splash.