Brian McFarlin

Digital Media Manager

Brian McFarlin has earned a well-deserved reputation as one of the most creative and versatile production talents in Austin. A multiple Telly Award-winner, Brian has almost 20 years of experience as a producer, director, editor and videographer. He is in a league of his own in his ability to plan and manage every detail of any kind of production you can imagine, including multi-camera studio shoots, location productions and live events. He has been the lead videographer on numerous HD productions for nationally broadcast programs, including highly acclaimed documentaries, I Am Alive: Nando Parrado’s Story on the History Channel, Rising from the Rails: The Story of the Pullman Porter on the WGN Network, Verizon’s Road to the Finals on the GMC Network.


Since 2001, Brian has been the director and editor for the Texas Education Agency’s statewide GEAR UP and Own Your Own Future Projects, along with many other public interest productions for agencies such as the Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas Health and Human Services Commission, and Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities. For GEAR UP alone, he has shot more than 300 interviews with students, teachers, school administrators, counselors and parents, as well as hundreds of hours of location footage at secondary schools and colleges in every corner of the state. Brian’s directorial talents are on display in numerous videos for Own Your Own Future, and in PSAs for the Texas Department of Agriculture and the Utah Department of Health.