Brian Carmody is an award-winning and prolific commercial, theater, film, immersive media, and television producer. He is the Co-Founder/Managing Partner of international production company SMUGGLER, Ad Age’s 2017 Production Company of the Year, and a Co-Founder of leading virtual reality experience studio Here Be Dragons. Brian is also a partner of Cove Pictures, an international television production company he helped launch. Regardless of medium or platform, Brian is well known throughout the community and the world for his clear focus on storytelling and for collaborating with first-class talent to create impactful and acclaimed work. He has received many of the most coveted awards and honors in his many fields, including the Tony Award, the Grammy, the Cannes Lions, the Grand Prix, the Palme d’Or, and the Emmy.
Recent notable projects include the Emmy-awarded best commercial for Squarespace featuring John Malkovich, the international hit and eight-time Tony Award-winning musical Once, feature films Greetings From Tim Buckley and Weightless, and the Broadway hit Seminar starring first Alan Rickman and then Jeff Goldblum. His stage adaptation of Robert Evans’ memoir The Kid Stays in the Picture, written and directed by Simon McBurney, had a sold-out limited engagement this March 2017 in London at the Royal Court Theatre to critical acclaim, and will come to Broadway for a limited run in September 2018. His upcoming film projects include Wild Geese and Becket, adapted by Academy Award Winner William Monahan (The Departed, Kingdom of Heaven).
Brian served as show chairman of the Association of Independent Commercial Producers in 2011.