Brandon Pennick | Writer-Director
Born and raised in Austin, TX, Brandon Pennick studied English and Creative Writing at Texas State University (San Marcos, TX), and earned certifications in Film Production Technology and Film Business 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 and in 2019, shot his first horror film, Sedalia (in post-production), and wrote horror anthology, Fragments of Nightmares: Tales of the Supernatural, Vol. I.
Prior to the development of Tourbillion Films, Brandon wrote, directed and worked as a cinematographer on music videos and 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.
"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