Paul Burroughs

Co-Director – Producer

Paul Burroughs recently featured in the 9/11 film directed by Martin Guigui has been acting in productions in Vermont and elsewhere for many years.  He appeared in A Christmas Carol, Our Town, The Foreigner, Rocky Horror Picture Show and has worked in many other theater productions.  Theater groups he has acted with include Marble Valley Players, Vermont Actors Repertory, Dorset Players, and Rutland Youth Theater.  He has enjoyed living in Vermont for the past 25 years with his three daughters and his girlfriend Darcy.   Paul is the owner of two businesses in Vermont in transportation, works with the Youth Safety Counsel of Vermont, and enjoys helping young drivers in Vermont high schools learn about distracted driving.

Denis O’Brien

Co-Director – Producer

Denis O’Brien has directed or produced over 500 national and international TV spots, documentaries and films. Denis’ energetic style of producing motivates the vast array of professional artists, craftsmen and editors needed for completing today’s complex imagery assignments. Denis’ work twice earned him EMMY honors for producing Fox Sports/NY Mets TV Campaigns. He recently received Gold and Silver ADDY, Communicator (Gold) and VAB(1st) awards for his work directing the highly acclaimed 12 spot Kinney Drugs TV Campaign, paired with legendary voiceover actor Sam Elliot. Denis has produced or directed Meryl Streep, Corbin Bernsen, Nathan Lane, Sophia Vargara, Wayne Gretzky, Senator Bill Bradley, Priscilla Presley and many other notables. Denis has won the prestigious V.A.B. “Best TV Spot” three times, 2008, 2009 & 2019. He has won 6 Tellys, 9 Addys and numerous other awards. He is married to Isela O’Brien his active business partner.

Tom Kibby, Paul Burroughs, Nikki Dimasi & Denis O’Brien
Filming at Camden Snow Bowl 4/23/19
“Yes, I am going to ask that question….”
A rare peek at Jack Skyyler

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Economist expert John Summa added to the film!