Brian Chirls

creative technologist

Brian Chirls is a Brooklyn-based creative technologist with a broad range of experience ranging from finance and construction to documentary film. Brian achieved recognition in the film industry for his work as technical lead and distribution manager on the cult independent film, "Four Eyed Monsters," a pioneer in social media, crowd sourcing and Internet distribution. His work on the film led him to create Crowd Controls, a distribution tool used on the films "Pariah," "Girl Walk All Day," and "Iron Sky."

In the past two years, Brian has worked closely with Mozilla in developing tools and story models for interactive web video based in HTML5 technology. He is a contributor to Mozilla's Popcorn.js library and has recently released Seriously.js, a library for real-time video compositing. Brian continues to present his work at film festivals and conferences around the world.

Participates in following conferences:
DIY Days Ghent