Brian McGinn is an Emmy-nominated Director, Producer and Goldendoodle Enthusiast based in Los Angeles, CA
His directorial debut, Netflix’s AMANDA KNOX, premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival to acclaim. It was named a New York Times Critic’s Pick, an LA Times Critic’s Choice, and nominated for 2 Emmy awards (Best Documentary, Best Writing for Non-Fiction).
McGinn also directs and executive produces the 4-time Emmy-nominated, IDA award-winning Netflix show CHEF’S TABLE, which he developed with David Gelb. A third season of the show premiered in Spring 2017 and a spinoff of the show, CHEF’S TABLE: FRANCE, was released in September 2016. CHEF’S TABLE: PASTRY will be released on April 13th, 2018.
Previously McGinn directed the HBO Comedy Special FERRELL TAKES THE FIELD starring Will Ferrell, the award-winning comedic documentary THE RECORD BREAKER (“one of the best things anywhere” — The New York Times), and a series of multi-million hit viral comedy videos starring Dave Franco, Chris Mintz-Plasse, Alison Brie, Kenny G and Jon Daly.
Most recently, McGinn directed an episode of the acclaimed 2018 Netflix Original Documentary Series DIRTY MONEY, executive produced by Alex Gibney.
He has also been a contributor to McSweeney’s and The New Yorker.