Jon Brennan


Jon is a music composer and sound designer with over 15 years experience working in film and advertising.


Music




Dusk


Director: Michael Maney


Studio: Dog Day Films



Jacob's Paradox


Director: Michael Peake


Studio: Plum Street Productions



Hate Crimes in the Heartland


Director: Rachel Lyon


Studio: Lyoness Productions



Cliff Young and Great Race


Director: Iris Ichishita


Studio: Feeln by Hallmark



What I Love about this City: L.A.


Director: Mariana Flores


Studio: Feeln by Hallmark



Camp Harmony


Director: Iris Ichishita


Studio: Feeln by Hallmark


Commercials


Firefly

Curiosity Advertising

Lucky Looms

Crispin Porter + Bogusky

Metamorphosis

Curiosity Advertising

Lexington Clinic

Eric Mower + Assoc

Stephen King “Revival”

Simon & Schuster - Sound Mix

AAA "Jump Start"

Sunrise Advertising / Monster Truck Ninja

 

Dinosaurs of the Deep

Adventure Aquarium - New Jersey

Volley

Pintney Bowes

This Is Where We Live

Curiosity Advertising

 

 


Biography





Jon Brennan


Jon is a music composer and sound designer for film and advertising. As a composer he is most known for his work combining symphonic and electronic scores for the films, Dusk, Jacob's Paradox and Hate Crimes in the Heartland (featuring Jesse Jackson). Jon's music has been featured in award winning independent films and animations at film festivals from Los Angeles to Zlin, Czech Republic. He has written music for national brands including, Southwest Airlines, GE Aviation, P&G's Downy Brand, Mentos, Pitney Bowes and NCR.

 

Jon has an MFA in Music Composition for the Screen from Columbia College in Chicago. At Columbia Jon studied with Disney Music Production Vice President Andy Hill, and veteran film composers, Gary Chang, Hummie Mann and David McHugh. Jon interned with Los Angeles film composer Jeff Rona and conducted his thesis film score at Capitol Records in Hollywood.

Prior to graduate school, Jon managed all audio services at Curtis Inc., a production powerhouse in Cincinnati. He produced the album, Hearts and Minds by Josh Hisle released on Vapor / Warner Brother Records and published four songs in the CSNY film Déjà Vu. Jon started his career working in public radio at WVXU and WGUC.

 

Jon resides in Cincinnati Ohio with his wife Katy and two children. As an Adjunct Professor Jon enjoys sharing his passion for audio and music with his students at Northern Kentucky University.


Credits


Commercial Advertising - Original Music


Cats vs Dogs - Southwest Airlines - Entertainment Video 2015

 

Downy Fresh Protect - Procter and Gamble - Advertising Video 2015

 

Dinosaurs of the Deep - Adventure Aquarium, New Jersey - TV Commercial 2015

 

This Is Where We Live - Cincinnati Bell - TV Commercial 2014

Firefly - Cincinnati Bell Fioptics - TV Commercial 2014

 

Cancer Centers - Lexington Clinic -TV Commercial 2013

Metamorphosis — Cincinnati Bell - TV Commercial 2013

 

Volly - Pitney Bowes - Gyro - Advertising Video 2012

 

Mentos Slo Mo Geyser - Perfetti Van Melle -TV Commercial / Web Video 2007

 

PMA VS GE - G.E. Aviation - Industrial Video - 2007

 

Music Fusion - Cincinnati USA - TV Commercial, Radio, Web 2005

 


Commercial Advertising - Sound Design & Audio Mix


Luckiest Girl Alive - Simon & Schuster - Network TV Commercial 2015

 

Tide Pods + Febreze - Procter and Gamble - Web Advertising 2015

 

Tide He Turbo - Procter and Gamble - Web Advertising 2015

 

Pepto Bismol - Procter and Gamble - Advertising Video 2015

 

Performance Spotlight - TruMoo Hight Protein - Advertising Video 2015

 

Club Level Restaurant - Buffalo Wings & Rings - Advertising Video 2015

 

Brand Experience Design - LPK - Advertising Video 2014

 

Stephen King "Revival" - Simon & Schuster - TV Commercial 2014

 

Oral B vs Sonicare - Procter and Gamble - Web Advertising 2014


Jump Start, Big Fun & Happy Family
- AAA - TV Commercials 2014

Lucky Looms - Fruit of the Loom - Crispin Porter + Bogusky - Web Advertising 2013



Television


Stable Wars - Additional Music - Aardvark Productions - Fox Sports Network

 

 

 

Film and Animation


Thanatophobia Directed by Peter Dimako - Synchronicity Pictures - 2015 Post Production 

 

Jacob's Paradox - Directed by Michael Peake - Plum Street Productions - 2015 - Short Film 

 

Dusk Directed by Michael Maney - Dog Day Films - 2014 - Feature Film 

 

Hate Crimes in the Heartland - Directed by Rachel Lyon - Lioness Media Arts Inc - 2014 - Feature Documentary

 

Cliff Young and the Great Race - Directed by Iris Ichishita - Hallmark Spirit Clips - 2013 - Short Documentary

 

What I Love About This City: L.A. - Hallmark Spirit Clips - 2013 - Documentary - Los Angeles California

 

Camp Harmony - Hallmark Spirit Clips - 2013 - Documentary - Los Angeles California 

 

Menace - Gustavo Martin - 2012 - Short Film - Chicago Illinois

3 a.m. - Sahil Sharma - 2011 - Short Film - Cincinnati Ohio

Checking Out - Brian Lazarte - 2009 - Short Film - Los Angeles California

3 for Anna - Greg Emmerth - 2008 - Short Film - Los Angeles California

Heart of the Matter - Greg Emmerth - 2007 - Short Film - Los Angeles California


Working Stiff - Holly Magnani - 2006 - Short Film - Dayton Ohio


Drip - Nick Lanzillota - 2005 - Feature Film - Cincinnati Ohio


Why - Cecilia Tangblad - 2001 - Animation - London England


Spider Girl - Cecilia Tangblad - 2001 - Animation - London England

 

 

 

Theater


Born to the Sea - Musical ScoreAnimal Instinct Advertising - Newport Aquarium 2013

 

Changes - Additional Music - Chicago Tap Theatre - 2011 - Chicago Illinois

The Full Monty - Opening Music - New Stage Collective - 2006 - Cincinnati Ohio

Ho Ho Ho - Music Score - Know Theater Company - 2005 - Cincinnati Ohio



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