Connor O’Brien is an award-winning Director of Photography out of Southern California. As a former professional skater, he has been around cameras most of his life. While already working in the industry, he graduated Magna Cum Laude and received his BA in cinematography at Cal State Long Beach. This fall, he will be attending his second year at the American Film Institute Conservatory as a cinematography fellow. He prides himself in creating great collaborations with his fellow filmmakers. His photographic ideas are always motivated by and stem from the narrative. He has shot commercials for such clients as: Lexus, Toyota, AT&T, Cisco, Sprint, Hungry Man, Dairy Queen, UFC, and many NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL teams. He continues to shoot commercials, music videos, PSAs, and short films.
He is experienced in a wide array of formats, including both film and digital capture.
“I want to tell a story and shape it all the way through to the end.” – Conrad Hall