Brandi Self

Brandi Self

Los Angeles, California

Member Since:
March 2012
Last online:
> 2 weeks ago
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About Brandi

I create surreal, carefully constructed stories that dissect love, morality, oppression, identity crises, alienation and stagnation by catapulting characters into absurd, almost comically juxtaposed worlds where they must use self-examination as a tool for escape and redemption.

Unique traits: I can eat a sandwich right side up or upside down and get a different taste each time.


  • Swell (Feature)

    Swell (Feature) Drama Fantasy A dejected teenager struggles to escape her off-kilter family whose lives are filled with atomic bomb drills, oppressive rules, and addiction in 1950s suburbia.

  • The Bargain Store (Short)

    The Bargain Store (Short) Budget: $0 - $100K | Drama Fantasy A disgruntled small-town bargain store worker meets a soldier who encourages her to stand up to her perverted boss.

  • Mabel (Short)

    Mabel (Short) Drama Fantasy A depressed young man struggles to keep up with his girlfriend who keeps disappearing at the most inopportune times.

  • Cul-de-sac (Short)

    Cul-de-sac (Short) Horror Fantasy A couple of city dwellers move to the suburbs and are bombarded by their hyperactive neighbors who aggressively try to get them to try a strange, new health product.

  • Sinkhole (Feature)

    Sinkhole (Feature) Comedy Fantasy When a hapless, well-meaning buffoon begins to question his small-town life, he makes the decision to get a pool over fixing the house, resulting in him falling through a sinkhole into another dimension where things are deceivingly better.

  • The Descending Dichotomy of Stephen Peters (Feature)

    The Descending Dichotomy of Stephen Peters (Feature) Adventure Drama Fantasy In a small town where romance is forbidden, a lonely bookworm and a strangely intrepid woman find sanctuary in a cave; but when a man all the way in New York has a breakdown, the couple is forced to make a decision between love and their own existence.

  • The Apartment (Short)

    The Apartment (Short) Mystery Fantasy A technology obsessed couple show up to their sublet in a new city, but soon notice that something about the apartment is terribly off - putting.

  • Quandary (Short)

    Quandary (Short) Thriller Fantasy A thirty year old slacker wakes up in an unfamiliar house and assumes it’s another drunken one-night stand, until he discovers that the others trapped in the house don’t know how they got there either.

  • A Happy Lie (Short)

    A Happy Lie (Short) Comedy Fantasy A homophobic man arrives home to find himself in a gay marriage.

  • Day Care (Short)

    Day Care (Short) Fantasy Animation A cantankerous toddler learns about love, death and loss when he visits day care for the first time.

  • Strayed (Short)

    Strayed (Short) Drama A sullen little girl spots her mother stuffing a suspicious bag into a trash bin soon after her dog goes missing.

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