A graduate of Capilano University’s Bachelor of Motion Picture Arts degree program, Brodi has since garnered a wealth of experience in both corporate entertainment and physical production settings in the Vancouver area. Most recently he performed as Production Executive for the prolific Vancouver-based BRON Studios where he worked alongside their VP Production throughout productions such as BOMBSHELL and the Angelina Jolie thriller THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD. Prior to that, Brodi spent a number of years in the production office space working as a production coordinator & assistant production coordinator on notable shows such as DEADPOOL 2, in addition to productions for various studios like DISNEY, UNIVERSAL STUDIOS & NETFLIX. He is currently focused on continuing to make genre content in his free time with the hopes of affecting the Canadian entertainment landscape.
Q & A
Name a Horror character you relate to on a spiritual/personal level?
Maud from Saint Maud. I have a dangerous obsessive streak.
You’ve gotta go through some bad ideas to get to the good ones. Tell us one of your bad ideas. How do you get past the bad ones to find your spark?
Good ideas can be unearthed through the painful process of revision, but it’s also good to know when to move on – which is an instinctual skill to be developed over time.
Do you consider yourself part of a horror community?
Not yet! But I’ll keep trying!
When you’re building the world of your film, where do you look for inspiration?
An easy shorthand with crew is to provide reference images from films/artwork across all genres.
What would you do if you woke up inside of your film?
I would run out of the apartment ASAP
Who would be on your ultimate horror villain squad?
The cult from Hårga in Midsommar. Power in numbers!
Lightning round: Freddy or Jason? Stephen King or H.P. Lovecraft? Practical or CGI? Post Apocalypse or Pre Apocalypse?
Freddy Stephen King Practical Pre-Apocalypse
What scares you, and does it inspire your storytelling?
My fears are usually my first place of inspiration
And finally, Ghostface would like to know ‘What’s your favourite scary movie?’
The House of the Devil, The Ring (’02)