As a traditionally trained artist, BRAIN KILLER has spent much of his life studying and working in the visual arts field. After two years of studying advertising and graphic design at Chicago’s Columbia College, he made the switch to the film and video program with a concentration in cinematography. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 2002
The first two years out of school were spent freelancing as a storyboard artist, production assistant, production coordinator, lighting coordinator and grip before heading out to Los Angeles.
The next five years were spent as a producer for G4TV, a lifestyle network with a focus on video games, technology, pop culture and new media. This is where Brian was able to fine tune his skills producing and directing everything from comedy and entertainment segments to live in studio celebrity interviews. He has worked with crews in almost every major market in the U.S. and a few international markets namely, Japan, Mexico and Canada.
In 2006 he moved to Chicago to work with Dreaming Tree Films as their Supervising Producer and is currently an independent gun for hire.