Kevin Breslin

"I care about the person on the other side of the lens and never underestimate their importance."
- Kevin Breslin, Director, #whilewewatch

Director Kevin Breslin's recent documentary "Living for 32" is the inspirational story of Colin Goddard, a survivor of the tragic gun shooting massacre which occurred on the Virginia Tech campus, April 16th, 2007. "Living for 32", Colin shares with Mr. Breslin his intimate account of terror he and his classmates endured and the courageous journey of renewal and hope he chose to pursue. The film was shortlisted for an academy award in 2011. It is a Showtime film and BBC film internationally.

Kevin's first short film, "A Smile Gone, but Where?" was shown at film festivals throughout the world. It premiered on the Oxygen Network along with Breslin's second short film, "Women of Rockaway", which won the 2003 Gracie Allen Award for best TV documentary. Other television credits include Heartbreakers, an Oxygen exclusive television show. Kevin co-created as well as directed and produced a series of PSA's for the "Made in New York" campaign, for which he won a New York City Film and Television Award in 2007. The PSA's featured Will Smith, Debra Messing, Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito, Ed Burns, and Rachel Ray.

Other recent works include an "Exclusive XMen3 Confessional" with director Brett Ratner for Mercedes, a featurette for The Boys' and Girls' Club of America featuring President Bill Clinton.

Current commercials Kevin has directed include the Chevy Silverado "This is Our Country" campaign, PGA, IBM, The Seminole Hard Rock brand, Guinness and the Brady Anti-Gun Campaign. Kevin also directed and co-directed the Sprint campaign featuring Sprint CEO Dan Hesse that was shot throughout New York City, presenting the city in stunning black-and-white cinematography.

Current documentaries include "The Other Side of the Street", a story about the life of Jimmy Breslin and newspapers in New York City. "New York Vertical" with award acclaimed German photographer Horst Hamann, based on his book of the same title. Kevin just completed " Always The Children." An educational film highlighting the skills of a great educator and humanitarian, Richard Soghoian at Columbia Grammar School. in New York.

Kevin's work as a director has proven that he is as comfortable shooting real people as he is actors. He is currently in pre-production on a feature film, "The Teddy Bear Habit", based on the award-winning children's book

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