BRENDAN GABRIEL MURPHY is a multi-award winning filmmaker and co-founding member of Altered State Entertainment. He’s been profiled in Rolling Stone Magazine, The Hollywood Interview, Mob Candy Magazine, Behind the Hype, HMagazine & The Top 100 Indie Filmmakers In The World: Part 1 for his achievements as a Director.
His stunning short film “SWERVE” starring actor Shiloh Fernandez (We Are Your Friends, Evil Dead, Euphoria) and Juno Temple (Black Mass, Maleficent, Vinyl) won 5 festival awards and signed 3 distribution deals. “PERCEPTIO”, his follow-up short film, won 4 festival awards and signed a Television and VOD deal with ShortsHD. Brendan’s feature film Directorial debut, “#LUCKY NUMBER” starring Wu-Tang Clan’s Cliff “Method Man” Smith (Power Book II: Ghost) and Tom Pelphrey (Ozark, Mank) signed a worldwide distribution deal with Vision Films. The film can currently be seen on Amazon Prime.
He has Produced the NBC LA SCREENINGS presentation for four consecutive years. He also Directed the After Show with the cast of NBC's hit drama "THIS IS US" at Paramount Studios. He signed a Television deal with ShortsTV for his Sci-Fi concept Short Film/MusicVideo "7TRUTHS", which has been airing on cable regularly. He has also directed the FOX & CBS Image Campaigns, working alongside numerous television stars.
He had the pleasure of directing the high-concept ad campaign for KANE Watches “This Is Your Time” in Amsterdam, Netherlands and their spring ad campaign shot entirely on location in Kyoto, Japan. He also co-directed branded content for NIKE Training alongside his brother Kieran this past year, and currently has two scripted television shows and two feature films in development; “OBSCURA”, a neo-noir thriller and “FLUXX” a psychological thriller.
KIERAN MURPHY is a Director/DP and the co-founding member of Altered State Entertainment. After graduating Syracuse University with a BFA in Film Theory and Drama, Kieran was accepted into the prestigious American Film Institute (AFI), in Los Angeles, California with a focus on Cinematography. Early on, his love for film and nature-based docu-series lead Kieran to film for international networks such as National Geographic, History Channel, and the Discovery Channel. There, Kieran helmed camera for prestigious shows such as DUCK DYNASTY, SHARK WEEK & ANCIENT ALIENS. Today, Kieran’s love for entertainment doesn’t stop with unscripted television as he continues to shoot multiple award winning commercials, music videos, short & feature length films.
Alongside his brother Brendan, their short film SWERVE starring actor Shiloh Fernandez won 5 festival awards and signed 3 distribution deals. Their feature LUCKY NUMBER, starring Wu-Tang Clan Cliff 'Method Man’ Smith signed a worldwide distribution deal with Vision Films that can be seen on all VOD platforms nationwide. Kieran also had the pleasure of filming the high-concept ad campaign for KANE Watches 'This Is Your Time’ in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Kieran’s love for cinematography eventually lead him to his passion for directing. Together, with his brother Brendan, the two co-directed branded content for NIKE Training and recently co-directed specialty content for Amazon Prime Video as well.
Kieran’s passion towards art & entertainment have lead him on an adventurous career in all visual mediums, making him a versatile asset for any project.