About Barnicle Brothers

Barnicle Brothers Inc. is an Emmy award winning documentary, short film and scripted production company with experience, track record, and industry contacts. Founded in 2010 by brothers Nick and Colin Barnicle, we have produced countless hours of content for clients including Legendary Pictures, ESPN, Major League Baseball, and MSNBC and worked with a range of talent from Academy Award winning actor/directors to Grammy winning artists.


From long form documentaries to short film essays – 60 minute features to 60 second ads – Barnicle Brothers strives to engage audiences with meaningful stories optimized for multiple devices, across all platforms. The company continues to evolve as a boutique launching pad for any number of important productions while always remaining committed to one simple mantra: good stories, told well.

Nick Barnicle


Nick is the eldest Barnicle Brother. Prior to founding the company in 2010, he worked for HBO’s David Milch and Casey Neistat. He received his B.A. in English from Georgetown University and resides in Brooklyn.

Colin Barnicle


A graduate of Georgetown University, Colin worked for the Boston Red Sox before moving on to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and later the Today show at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. He has directed two ESPN 30 For 30 shorts; “Holy Grail: The T206 Honus Wagner” and “The Deal: Alex Rodriguez To The Boston Red Sox”.

Jeff Siegel


A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Jeff has worked at Saturday Night Live, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, ABC News, NBC News, and the BBC in London. He wrote and produced his first globally distributed independent feature film before joining the Barnicle Brothers in 2010 and most recently directed “Billy Joel: New York State Of Mind” for MSG Network.

Bobby O'Brien


Bobby attended Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications where he received a B.A. in TV-Film & History. Prior to joining Barnicle Brothers, he worked for the MLB Network, ESPN, and on the HBO Documentary Rock & A Hard Place.