Aaron McCann is an Irish-born (Australian-raised) filmmaker, who has worked in the Australian film industry for over a decade. He reached international success with the online series: Henry & Aaron’s 7 Steps to Superstardom (2010), Horror short film: Perished (2011), and feature films: Top Knot Detective (2017) and KOKO: A Red Dog Story (2019).
Online his videos have (collectively) gathered more than 35 million+ views.
He was a cast member on the International Emmy Award-winning ABC2 series: #7DaysLater, and contributed writing to the ABC/BBC series The Heights (2019-2020) and At Home Alone Together (2020).
In 2018, he became a semifinalist in the 2019 Academy Nicholl’s Fellowship with his sci-fi/comedy screenplay: Big Red with co-writer Dominic Pearce which they have recently adapted into their debut novel expected to be published in Q4 2022.
Aaron currently sits on the boards of the Australian Writer’s Guild (AWG) and the Professional Film Crew of Western Australia (PFCWA) and is represented by Claire Best & Associates. He continues to be a multi-hyphenate, including producing and directing the award-winning web series Hug the Sun with Melbourne-based comedy troupe, Aunty Donna, on their newly form comedy channel, GrouseHouseTV and is currently in development on a slate of projects.