Jon Brennan


For over 12 years, Jon has been writing music and designing sound for film, advertising and television.


Music




Working Stiff


Director: Holly Magnani


Studio: Independent



Heart of the Matter


Director: Greg Emmerth


Studio: Resolve Productions



Drip


Director: Nick Lanzillotta


Studio: Queen City Pictures



3 for Anna


Director: Greg Emmerth


Studio: Resolve Productions



Spider Girl


Director: Cecilia Tengblad


Studio: University of Westminster



Checking Out


Director: Brian David Lazarte


Studio: Feed the Meter


Commercials


Firefly

Curiosity Advertising

Lucky Looms

Crispin Porter + Bogusky

Metamorphosis

Curiosity Advertising

Lexington Clinic

Eric Mower + Assoc

Clark Forklift

Curtis Visual Communications

AAA "Jump Start"

Sunrise Advertising / Monster Truck Ninja

 

Mobile Advertising Today

Mike Zitt Inc

Volley

Pintney Bowes

This Is Where We Live

Curiosity Advertising

 

 


Biography





Jon Brennan


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. The degree culminated in a five week work placement with Los Angeles film composer Jeff Rona. In L.A. Jon conducted his thesis film score with a Hollywood orchestra at Capitol Records.

Prior to graduate school, Jon managed all audio services at Curtis Inc., a production powerhouse in Cincinnati.

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, GE Aviation, Mentos, Airheads, ConAgra, Pitney Bowes, NCR, AON and AirIT.

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


Credits


Commercial Advertising & Industrial Video


Jump Start & Big Fun - AAA - Monster Truck Ninja - 2014 - TV Commercials

 

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

 

Firefly - Cincinnati Bell Fioptics - Curiosity Advertising - 2014 - TV Commercial, Web

 

Lucky Looms - Fruit of the Loom - Crispin Porter + Bogusky - 2013 - mini documentary

 

Cancer Centers - Lexington Clinic - Eric Mower + Associates - 2013 TV Commercial


Entertainment
 - Cincinnati Bell Fioptics - Curiosity Advertising - 2013 -TV Commercial

 

Neighborhood -  Cincinnati Bell Fioptics - Curiosity Advertising - 2013 -TV Commercial

 

Metamorphosis — Cincinnati Bell - Curiosity Advertising - 2013 - TV Commercial

Annual User Conference — AirIT - Richter Studios - 2012 - Promotional Video

Risk Management - Aon - Richter Studios - 2012 Advertising Animation

Smart Phone Advertising Mike Zitt Inc - Mike Zitt Inc - 2012 - Online Promotional Video

Hydroelectric Turbine - Walsh Construction - Richter Studios - 2012 - Advertising Video

Volly - Pitney Bowes - Gyro - 2012 — Commercial Advertising

Mentos, Airheads Candy - Perfetti Van Melle - Curtis Inc — 2010 - Tradeshow Video

Round Table Discussion - NCR - Curtis Inc - 2010 - Industrial Video

The K Team - Conagra Foods - Curtis Inc - 2010 - Industrial Video

Smart Phone Evolution - Curtis Inc - Curtis Inc - 2009 - Online Promotional Video

Built to Last Clark Forklift - Curtis Inc - 2009 - Advertising Video

The Underside Dr. Robert Osher - Curtis Inc - 2009 - Kelman Innovator's Award

The Contract Eye Dr. Robert Osher - Curtis Inc - 2008 - Kelman Innovator's Award

Mentos Slo Mo Geyser - Perfetti Van Melle - Curtis Inc - 2007 - Commercial TV, Radio, Viral

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

Alzheimer’s Association Cincinnati - Curtis Inc - 2007 - Promotional Video

Cincinnati Children’s Hospice - Curtis Inc - 2007 - Promotional Video

Music Fusion - Cincinnati USA - Fisher Design - 2005 - Commercial TV, Radio, Viral

What’s Cool at the C.A.M. - Cincinnati Art Museum - Xavier Univ - 2002 - Children’s Promotional

Television


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

 

 

 

Film and Animation


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


What it feels like - Univ. of Westminster - 2001 - Short Film - 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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