Brian O'Glanby


Address: 61 Rushbrooke Manor, Cobh, Co. Cork

Telephone: +353 (0) 86 2058819


Film Type: Live Action



Brian began his Film & TV career in Hilversum Netherlands back in 1998 working in the Production Design Dept and spent a fantastic 6 years expanding on his creativity scope and vision. He took a break from the industry as his passion for music reared it’s wonderful head once again and lead him onto an unforgettable  8 year tour.

Brian then returned to the Film & TV world in 2009 combining filmmaking and music although with an inquisitive urge to expand on the more technical aspects of Film making. As a fledgling Director he attended the Irish Film Academy to explore the methods and visions of acting for film to enhance on the more performance driven Directors vista.  


Brian studied at St. Johns Central Collage Cork for two years graduating with  distinction. He then went on to The University of Sunderland UK to study in the prestigious ‘David Puttnam’ Faculty of Film and Digital Media, graduating with a First Class Honours Degree and accolade of University Director of the Year Award. 


Brian began writing and directing short films and documentaries in 2009 where as in, he discovered a creative voice of expression, akin to the sonic lament, however in the more visual form.  A successful TV screening of the short drama ‘Gently Down The Stream’  combined with several prominent Film Festival screenings with ‘Outside The Box’  secured Brian a confident entry into the SDGI  ‘Screen Directors Guild Ireland’ . Brian is currently engrossed in a unique opus…          




Crossing Equilibrium

2009 ( Short) Ireland .  Writer /Director

The Digital Era’

2009 (Documentary) Ireland.   Writer /Director

Playing God-Father

2010 (Documentary) Ireland.  Writer /Director


2012 (Documentary)  UK . Writer /Director

Gently Down The Stream

2012 (Short Drama/ Fiction) UK.  Writer / Director/ Producer

Outside The Box

2013 (Irish Short Comedy)  Director

Last Battle For Adelaide

2013 (Documentary) UK, Australia, In Production



Gently Down The Stream


2012 Royal Television Society  UK  Nominated Best Drama Royal Television Society UK


Royal Television Society  UK Commendation


Sparky Awards UK Best Director


Sparky Awards  UK Best  Screenplay


Sparky Awards  UK Best Drama




Nominated Best Documentary


Sparky Awards  UK Best Research


Outside The Box



2013 Fastnet Film Festival, Ireland Best Irish Short Film