Prior to doing a degree as a mature student – writer/producer/director Brendan O’Neill was a carpenter and builder. He has also worked variously as a roofer, concreter, tar sprayer, factory labourer, barman, kitchen porter and mobile bookseller. Since doing his degree he has worked as a teacher, university lecturer, software engineer, technical author, music video producer and filmmaker-in-residence.
Since making his first film in 2008 he has been selected for 2 regional, 2 national and 2 international talent schemes. His £900 war film Around Again won the UK parliamentary Film The House award in 2015. He has a range of projects in development.