About Brenden

Short Version

Brenden has won awards for writing and directing comedy, drama and documentary films. He has lots of experience, having worked at SBS-TV for 14 years, and small production house Classroom Video for 6 years before that. He has a BA (Mass Comm.) from Macquarie University. He has several feature film scripts currently in development.

Long Version

Working as a subtitle editor for over a decade at Australia’s national multicultural television station SBS has given Brenden Dannaher a great opportunity to watch and study films and TV shows from all over the world. He has worked on hard-hitting documentaries, some of the best Scandi Noir such as The Killing and The Eagle and over 200 episodes of the Chinese dating show If You Are the One (非诚勿扰).

His latest film, A Quick Love Story, is a short rom-com starring Andy Ryan (Love Child, INXS: Never Tear Us Apart) and Nicole Shostak (Diary of an Uber Driver, Home and Away).

Brenden completed a BA (Mass Communication – Film) at Macquarie University, where he directed Under the Glass, which was awarded Best Documentary at the National Student Film and Video Festival. Eloise, a low-budget feature film that he wrote and directed was awarded the Jury Prize at AusFest.

Brenden has also written, produced and directed 35 educational videos for Classroom Video. He lives in Sydney with his wife and son.

You can contact him at bdannaher01@gmail.com .

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