Born and raised in Austin, TX, Brandon Pennick studied English with an emphasis on Creative Writing at Texas State University (San Marcos, TX), and earned certifications in Film Production Technology and Film Production Management at Austin Community College: Northridge (Austin, TX).


After interning with Emmy Award-winning documentary production company, Alpheus Media (Austin, TX), Brandon started horror production company, Tourbillion Films.


Prior to the development of Tourbillion Films, Brandon worked as a writer-director and cinematographer, writing treatments and shooting music videos for Austin's local musicians.

Brandon also worked as a digital colorist on the short comedy Braver Than You Believe (2017), which screened at The Big Easy International Film Festival, Alamo City Film Festival, Direct Short Online Film Festival (winner), Tender Heart Film Festival, and The Monthly Film Festival.


Writer-Director | Brandon Pennick

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"Your whole duty as a writer is to please and satisfy yourself, and the true writer always plays to an audience of one. Start sniffing the Trend Machine, and you are as good as dead, although you may make a nice living."

– E.B. White, The Elements of Style