Los Angeles, CA (October 6, 2022) – Mirada has appointed Sean Barney as executive producer to spearhead continued studio expansion into narrative and experiential commercial and branded content. Barney boasts more than two decades of experience producing for top brands and studios, including Mercedes-Benz, Peloton, Electronic Arts, Coca-Cola, Disney, Netflix, Marvel, and CNN among others. He joins Mirada from a freelance tenure at production companies including Stink, RSA, Contagious LA, and Minted Content.
Barney’s prolific portfolio includes hundreds of commercials, music videos, narrative, and documentary projects, while collaborating with industry-leading directors, including David Leitch (“John Wick,” “Hobbs & Shaw,” “Bullet Train”); Declan Lowney (“Ted Lasso”); and notable commercial directors including Daniel Gifford, Jason Farrand, and Mirada’s Mathew Cullen. Barney’s commercial work has received accolades at leading international award shows, including Mofilm’s Grand Prize at the Cannes Lions for Coke Zero “Frankencouch,” a Webby People’s Voice Award for EA’s The Sims “Play With Life,” and multiple AICP Awards. In addition to extensive advertising credits, Barney has produced award-winning documentaries, feature length films, and music videos.
“What drew us to Sean was the diversity of his producing experience. He is a problem solver, a communicator, and has already been an asset to our directors and clients. Sean is the perfect partner for us in this expansion of Mirada,” shared Anna Joseph, EVP / Executive Producer, Mirada “Mirada has a reputation for creating premium content for over a decade, combining the latest technologies, and best in class design, with their deep understanding of storytelling to produce truly unique creative experiences. I’m thrilled to join this team and look forward to collaborating with Mirada’s growing roster of A-list directors and talent,” shared Barney.