Thomas Brandon

Thomas Brandon

Thomas Brandon is an LA-based writer/director working in film, theatre, and TV. Like most writer/directors, he has made several short films, and, like most short films, they won awards at festivals no one has ever heard of. He is also a former Nicholl Fellowship Semi-Finalist and has developed pilots for The CW, Freeform and Amazon. A one-act version of his play POCKET UNIVERSE premiered at the Hollywood Fringe...
Thomas Brandon is an LA-based writer/director working in film, theatre, and TV. Like most writer/directors, he has made several short films, and, like most short films, they won awards at festivals no one has ever heard of. He is also a former Nicholl Fellowship Semi-Finalist and has developed pilots for The CW, Freeform and Amazon. A one-act version of his play POCKET UNIVERSE premiered at the Hollywood Fringe Festival and was the recipient of a Producer's Encore Award from the festival. He is represented by Paradigm Talent Agency.

Plays

  • Emergence
    A play about the first two generations of artificial consciousness and the future of humanity. The story follows the first two generations of artificial intelligences as the world changes around them, the first robot religion is created, and they face the ultimate decision of whether or not to let go of whatever part of them reflects their human creators. It's a bedtime told far in the future, looking...
    A play about the first two generations of artificial consciousness and the future of humanity. The story follows the first two generations of artificial intelligences as the world changes around them, the first robot religion is created, and they face the ultimate decision of whether or not to let go of whatever part of them reflects their human creators. It's a bedtime told far in the future, looking back at us and trying to remember what it was like to be human.
  • A Christmas Carol
    An adaptation of Charles Dicken's classic story for modern audiences. Told through the eyes of a child finding a book in her grandmother's attic, the young girl becomes our narrator, bringing the story to life through the ramshackle troupe of ghosts haunting the attic. Designed to be accompanied by Christmas carols.
  • Pocket Universe
    A husband and wife sit down for a nice picnic, but things slowly begin to unravel as it becomes clear that he's keeping a secret from her, and that she may never be able to leave this date.