Nicholas Brennan

Nicholas Brennan is a documentary and commercial filmmaker working in London and New York City. He is the director of the feature documentary Los Últimos Frikis (Topic, 2021) and the producer of Reflection: a walk with water (Tribeca Film Festival, 2021). He was a founding director at Courageous, CNN’s award-winning branded content studio, where he directed acclaimed series and commercials for many of the world’s biggest brands. His work has won top industry awards including Cannes Lions, One Show, Webby, and Edward R Murrow Awards. As a documentary filmmaker, Brennan has told stories in over two dozen countries and worked for major outlets including VICE, ABC News, and the New York Times. Raised on the coast of Maine, he was a Willard TC Johnson Fellow at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.


Chasing the Forbidden Truth

By Nicholas Brennan | October 4, 2021

Chasing the Forbidden Truth

Filmmaker Nicholas Brennan on the making of his new documentary, Los Últimos Frikis, a portrait of the Cuban heavy metal band Zeus.