Brenda Gilbert
Cherish Bryck
Canada
2021

Bron Studios

Brenda
Gilbert

Cofounder / President

Gilbert is cofounder, with husband Aaron Gilbert, of Vancouver-based Bron, which has executive produced and co-financed some of the most talked about films in recent years, from best picture Oscar winner “Joker” (2019) to the politically charged “Judas and the Black Messiah” (2020) to the highly anticipated sequel “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” (2021). She has served as president of Bron Animation (producer of Netflix’s “The Willoughbys”) and oversaw its unscripted division Bron Life (HBO’s upcoming Nicki Minaj docuseries) while spearheading the company’s philanthropic efforts, including the Bron Content Incubator, which engages up-and-coming creators to make poems, lyric videos, narrative shorts and docs that focus on BIPOC identity. She also sits on the Film Independent board and heads up mentoring at Women in Animation.

Career

  • THE WILLOUGHBYS
  • JOKER
  • CANDYMAN

Education

  • Simon Fraser University (Canada)

Variety Honors

  • 2020 Variety500 Honoree

Philanthropy

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Bron Names Josh Miller as Senior Vice President of Non-Scripted Film and TV (EXCLUSIVE)

Bron Names Josh Miller as Senior Vice President of Non-Scripted Film and TV (EXCLUSIVE)

Bron Media Corp. has named executive Josh Miller to a top new role in the non-scripted space.Miller will serve as a senior vice president at Bron Life, a vertical at the award-winning company dedicated to unscripted film and television. He will report to Bron president Brenda Gilbert and be responsible for growing and managing the existing slates. “With his vast expertise in non-scripted content, Josh is a tremendous addition to our team,” said Gilbert. “We are excited to have him leading...

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