John O’Hagan is an award-winning commercial and film director.Born in Dublin, Ireland, O'Hagan received a BA cum laude from Brown University and an MFA in Film Directing from New York University Tisch School of the Arts.His first documentary film, Wonderland, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and went on to win numerous film festival awards, as well as a Best Documentary Director nomination from the Director's Guild of America. The film was distributed by HBO.O'Hagan has directed commercial campaigns for a broad range of international clients ⎻ Adidas, Coca-Cola, Budweiser, Microsoft, Samsung, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Pepsi, HP, Verizon, IBM, McDonald’s, M&M's, Toyota, Volkswagen, MTV, NFL, Taco Bell, Kellogg's, Visa, Gillette, Nivea, Dunkin' Donuts, Callaway, Honda, Range Rover.
He has been awarded the top honors in the advertising industry, including a Grand Clio, multiple Cannes Gold Lions, and an Emmy nomination. His Super Bowl commercial “Cat Herders” for EDS is consistently ranked as one of the best Super Bowl commercials ever made.
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