AS A PROFESSIONAL VIDEOGRAPHER/DIRECTOR
Brennan has been taking at least one photo everyday since he first had access to a camera phone at the young age of fifteen. Now twenty four, Brennan lives in Los Angeles and has accrued millions of youtube views and has shot videos for clients ranging from mainstream pop acts to underground punk bands to hip hop artists to policitians and corporate companies.
Pittsburgh based superstar, Mac Miller, helped Brennan move quickly into the music video scene after signing Chambersburg, PA native Choo Jackson whom Brennan grew up with. During his college years Brennan worked closely with partner Bradley Atom, who helped him hone his technique. Bradley and Brennan started a music video company by the name ElephantElephant which saw early success. Throughout college Brennan was involved in numerous music video projects and created many personal life montages of all that he captured. After graduating college, confident in his film ability, he moved to Los Angeles.
Brennan currently is in high demand for wedding films on the east coast and has now shot over 100 videos and been involved in even more. He currently directs and edits his own films under the artist name ForgetBrennan. He has shot videos for many big name artists such as Mod Sun, Key!, Slug Christ, Tessanne, Karizma and currently works closely with Cisco Adler based out of Malibu, California.
Besides film, Brennan is also an accomplished photographer. He has been featured in Maxim magazine for his photos of Wiz Khalifa and YesJulz and also invited to Justin Bieber's 22nd birthday party for photo coverage. Recently one of his photos of Johnny Manziel was featured on ESPN. Brennan covers the Los Angeles underground rap scene on a weekly basis and attends/shoots many different events.
AS A PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN
Brennan has been a guitarist since the age of 9 and has kept up with the study and love of music ever since. He has played and collaborated in many different projects spanning an array of genres. Surf punk, country, classic rock, bluegrass, jazz, acapella, hip hop, folk, heavy metal, avant garde, EDM, classical, modernism, romanticism, rockabilly, and music for toddlers are all a part of Brennan's arsenal of music performance and composing capabilities.
Brennan graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Music Therapy with focus on Classical guitar performance from Duquesne University in 2013. Throughout his college career he worked in many different clinical settings such as The Western PA School for the Blind, The Western Psychiatric Institute, The Children's Institute, UPMC Mercy, and The Villa St. Joseph Nursing Home. All of which involved group leading through music therapy activities such as song performance, song writing, and improvisation. Although Music Therapy is not currently the path his career seems to be traveling, a master's degree is still a very serious consideration for the future.
Brennan worked and taught professionally at Batavia studios in Cranberry, PA for 2 years. He taught around 20 students per week and they ranged from ages 5 - 50. Brennan teaches guitar, piano, percussion incorporating theoretical knowledge of music and offers compositional and songwriting guidance. Currently Brennan is living in Los Angeles working as a freelance videographer and musician.
Brennan also performs professionally at weddings, events, restaurants, banquets, galleries, etc. Most notably he has performed for State senator Rich Alloway, Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson, President of Duquesne Charles Dougherty, and at the 5 star Nemacolin Woodlands resort. In the summer of 2011 Brennan was invited to participate in the three week long SoundSCAPE composition and performance symposium in Maccagno, Italy where he met many exteremly talented and forward thinking composers and performers from around the world. Brennan was also the winner of the prestigious Woman's Advisory Board 10,000$ scholarship competition in his junior year of college.
Currently Brennan is pursuing his solo career as a singer/songwriter under the name ForgetBrennan and produces/directs/writes/edits all of his song and visual content.