Dugan O'Neal


Dugan O’Neal is an award-winning commercial, music video and television director/writer based in Los Angeles. His work combines bold, quirky comedy with a deft touch of cinema. Born on the Monterey Peninsula on the central coast of California, Dugan is the son of rock-and-roll photographer Tom Gundelfinger and modern dancer Mollie O’Neal, and the grandson of famed cartoonist Frank O’Neal.

He got his start directing music videos for Ducksauce, HAIM, The Temper Trap, Chromeo, and The Glitch Mob, among many others. He has since helmed campaigns for the likes of Trojan, Belvedere, Bravo, Phillips, Jack Links, McDonalds, KFC and Enterprise.

In the narrative space, Dugan is a writer on the Adult Swim show "Dream Corp LLC"; executive produced by John Krasinski and Stephen Merchant. He is also currently developing an original pilot executive produced by Hiro Murai/Super Frog and is attached to direct a film chronicling the life of Vanilla Ice starring Dave Franco.

Dugan is also currently on the Board of Directors for the non-profit group OMG Cameras Everywhere, started by a group of music video directors focused on teaching children the language of film, and how to make short films.