Obie O'Brien

Obie O'Brien

Art director, production designer and other in Adelaide, Australia

About Obie

Obie O'Brien is a South Australian based Set Dresser and Production Designer.
He cut his teeth working as a standby on the set of Mcleod's Daughters,
a role in which he gained an intimate familiarity with on set practices and realities.
Making his mark set dressing on such films as Wolf Creek and Caterpillar Wish (IF production design award 2006). His natural resourcefulness and practicality have seen him as a key crew member on many of Adelaide's foremost art departments for the better part of a decade.
With prior experience and qualifications in management, construction and supervision, it was not long before he found himself in art director and designer roles, such as Jackie’s Spring Palace (SASA best production design award 2010), The Edge of Reality, Cropped (AACTA best short nominee 2012), and recently released television series' Prank Patrol Road Trip and Danger 5.

Name: Obie O'Brien

Lives in: Adelaide, Australia

Occupation: Art Director, Production Designer and Other


  • Prank Patrol Road Trip

    Prank Patrol Road Trip (2012)
    Television by Active TV / ABC3 Art Director

  • Coniston, Telling it True

    Coniston, Telling it True (2011)
    Television by PAW media / Rebel Films Art Director

  • Danger 5

    Danger 5 (2011)
    Film by Dinosaur Pty Ltd / SBS Production Designer

  • Surviving Georgia

    Surviving Georgia (2010)
    Documentary by McLaren House Production Designer

  • Cropped

    Cropped (2010)
    Film (short) by Black Cat White Rabbit Production Designer

  • Jackie's Spring Palace

    Jackie's Spring Palace (2009)
    Film (short) by The Cutting Room Art Director

  • Die for Real

    Die for Real (2009)
    Film by Mike Green Productions Art Director

  • The Edge of Reality

    The Edge of Reality (2009)
    Film (short) by Room 419 Production Designer

  • Love Story 2050

    Love Story 2050 (2008)
    Film by Baweja Films Art Director (australia)

  • Dead End

    Dead End (2007)
    Film (short) by Desi2thongs Productions Production Designer

  • The Seagull

    The Seagull (2007)
    Film (short) by Blimp Media Art Director

  • Angela's Decision

    Angela's Decision (2006)
    Film (short) by Fleece Films Production Designer


  • Hackney High

  • Flinders University Screen Studies Major in Screen Production

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