Jerrod D. Brito

Jerrod D. Brito

Director, Screenwriter, Story Analyst and Playwright

Denver, Colorado

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About Jerrod

Jerrod D. Brito is a screenwriter, filmmaker, and humorist from Denver, Colorado. Brito's screenplays and short films have placed in multiple competitions, including a feature that was awarded Finalist laurels in the National Lampoon/Stage 32's Search for Comedy Gold Contest.

In the past, Brito wrote for WGA Award Winner and Daytime Emmy Nominee, Meredith Post. Brito also wrote and directed media distributed by Full Moon Entertainment, and, most recently, he co-wrote an upcoming feature from Blood Moon Pictures.

Beyond writing for the screen, Brito has also served as a playwright for the Pandemic Collective theater company, as a scriptwriter for a published one-shot graphic novel, and as a creator of comedic apparel in his online t-shirt store. Brito currently works as a Programming Coordinator in the Broadcasting industry while writing and developing new projects for the future.

Unique traits: I don't get writer's block or brain freeze.


  • The Hairy Ones

    The Hairy Ones Budget: $100K - $1M | Independent Horror When a shady TV personality accepts a gig hunting for Bigfoot, the laws of nature herself threaten to prevent him and his crew from escaping the woods alive.

  • The Left-Swipes

    The Left-Swipes Independent Comedy Drama A nerd, a career girl, and a pervert reinvent themselves to overcome the pitfalls of sex and dating after their friend marries into a seemingly perfect life. Finalist: National Lampoon /Stage 32 Search For Comedy Gold Screenwriting Contest, 2018 Nominee for Best (Feature Screenplay) Writing at the Colorado Film School Spring 2016 Student Show.

  • Ken & Bobby

    Ken & Bobby Romance Comedy A modern day fairy tale comes to life when a curse causes a young billionaire to loseeverything he loves, and teaches him that reclaiming his birthright and wooing ‘Prince Charming' are not nearly as easy as the storybooks let on.

  • The Denver Zombie Massacre

    The Denver Zombie Massacre Animation Comedy Horror Other When a zombie apocalypse terrorizes Denver, two bumbling friends team up with the “bad girl next door” to find the origin of the outbreak and contain it before it spreads… That is, if they can survive each other.

  • Wasted Times

    Wasted Times Drama Comedy When a depressed musician and an arrogant teen prodigy discover the secret to time travel, the former plans to correct his past mistakes and propel his mediocre rock band to fame and fortune.  The catch: he can only do it while drunk, which is how his life ended up this way in the first place...

  • Creepers

    Creepers Independent Thriller When a Halloween prank on their tormentors goes too far, two troubled teens-turned-kidnappers document their struggle to evade suspicion and ultimately determine the fate of their captive.  Official Selection: The Mile High Horror Film Festival 2020

  • Patient

    Patient Budget: $0 - $100K | Horror Comedy When a deadly virus confines a depressed, anxiety-ridden stoner and a misanthropic receptionist to a clinic with no communication to the outside world, they must learn to work together, plan an escape, and find the will and means to survive. 2nd Place: Trapped Film Fest Exorscripts 2020 Script Competition.

  • Call Center

    Call Center Comedy When his acting career fails to launch, an under-qualified 27-year-old must move back home, accept a job in a call center, and endure demanding customers, quirky co-workers, and his high school rival in a position of power on his road to redemption.

  • Suffer The Angels

    Suffer The Angels Independent Other Thriller A sexually confused teen struggles to overcome bullies, absent parents, and a sadistic truck driver who murders male prostitutes in the South-Western United States.


  • 1x1

    1x1 (2022)
    Film (short) by Jake Byrd (Horror and Thriller) Screenwriter An early evening run turns deadly when two friends happen upon a crazed farmer and his ailing victim.

  • Adalynn

    Adalynn (2022)
    Film by Jacala Productions / Jake Byrd (Drama, Horror and Thriller) Writer In order to keep herself and her newborn baby alive, a mother must fight to overcome postpartum depression, grief, inner demons, sinister impulses, and an unseen tormentor until her husband can return home from his business trip to help her.

  • 13 Slays Till X-Mas

    13 Slays Till X-Mas (2021)
    Film by Blood Moon Pictures (Horror) Co-Executive Producer On December 24th, five seemingly random men are invited to a dive bar by a mysterious e-mail. They decide to pass the time by resurrecting the old tradition of telling scary stories on Christmas Eve.

  • Slices

    Slices (2019)
    Film (short) by Sharpspoon Pictures / Pink Studio Productions (Comedy, Horror and Short) Writer/Director/Producer A "hangry" woman struggles to survive sickness, hunger pangs, and a dangerous intruder while awaiting her late pizza delivery.

  • Wrapped Up

    Wrapped Up (2019)
    Film (short) by Pink Studio Productions (Drama, Thriller and Short) Script Supervisor An ambitious doctor helps her lover, a driven but struggling actor, to play the role of his life.

  • Sleep Tight

    Sleep Tight (2019)
    Short by Sharpspoon Pictures (Horror and Short) Writer/Director/Producer Finalist: Horror Hound Weekend Film Festival 2020; Screenplay was nominated for “Best Villain” category of the Frights! Camera! Action! festival in 2016. Ten-year-old Andy isn't adjusting to his new home very well -- and the silver-tongued demon living under his bed isn't helping matters.

  • Drain Babies

    Drain Babies (2016)
    Film (Short and Horror) Art department Britney Little spends an intimate night with her boyfriend until the sperm monster her brother unwittingly created comes to life to terrorize them.

  • Placebo

    Placebo (2015)
    Film (short) by Campbell Films (Drama and Short) Co-writer After Daniel self-diagnoses himself with depression, he decides to participate in a clinical study that eventually spirals out of control - all the while being followed by a documentary crew. Written by Alex Campbell and Jerrod Brito Directed by Alex Campbell

  • Spoiler Alert!

    Spoiler Alert! (2015)
    Film (short) by Sharpspoon Pictures (Comedy and Short) Writer/Director The day before the new Star Wars movie premiers, an old friend goes to extremes to reveal a plethora of spoilers to his friend who has avoided them for two years.

  • One New Message

    One New Message (2014)
    Film (short) by Sharpspoon Pictures (Comedy and Drama) Writer/Director/Producer When a hopeful cynic wakes up to a voicemail from his ex-girlfriend, he spends his day enduring extreme fantasies while trying to predict the message's contents. Awards: “One New Message” — Short film, winner of Best Writing (Jerrod D. Brito) and Best Actress (Shannon Overcash) awards, and nominated for Best Director (Jerrod D. Brito) and Best Picture at the Colorado Film School Fall 2014 Student Show. Written and Directed by Jerrod D. Brito Executive Produced by Dixon White

  • License To Fail

    License To Fail (2013)
    Film (short) by Train Wreck Productions (Comedy and Short) Co-writer/Director/Editor/Co-producer In order to go on his first deadly mission, Agent 009 must take on his greatest adversary: His ex-girlfriend. Top 20 selection in the 100 Hour Film Race (2013) with only a three-person Team!

  • The Face on the Barroom Floor: The Poem, the Place, the Opera

    The Face on the Barroom Floor: The Poem, the Place, the Opera (2013)
    Documentary by Lawrence Kraman (Documentary and Music) Cinematographer Interview with Classical music legends, Julius Rudel, Gunther Schuller, Sheldon Harnick and Frederica von Stade along with glimpses into the workings of one of the oldest Opera festivals in the USA, along with an insight into the history of Central City, once the center of the gold rush in Colorado and now a gambling mecca and the largest historical restoration in Colorado all lead to the full performance of a compact gem of a perfect American Chamber Opera... The Face On The Barroom Floor, composed by Henry Mollicone with a libretto by John Bowman. Written by Lawrence Kraman

  • Hormonal Activity

    Hormonal Activity (2011)
    Film (short) by Jerrod D. Brito (Comedy, Horror and Short) Writer/Director/Editor/Producer * 2014 My Bloody Violent-Tine Film Festival Cut * WINNER: 3rd Place -'s Halloween Video Contest 2011! INSPIRED BY ACTUAL EVENTS! Micah and his friends try to prove that Katie turns "evil" once a month in this spoof of Paranormal Activity, The Ring, The Grudge and The Exorcist. Featuring Nina Flowers (RuPaul's Drag Race Season 1), J. Edward Nelson & Tammy Quon (My Super Ex-Grudge) and introducing Sean Bobby Bryant and Jesse Sunshine. Official prequel to "My Super Ex-Grudge" Written and Directed by J. Brito

  • My Super Ex-Grudge

    My Super Ex-Grudge (2007)
    Film (short) by Jerrod D. Brito (Comedy, Horror and Short) Writer/Director/Editor/Producer After a specter with a heart of gold is dumped by a womanizing necrophiliac, she unleashes her grudge in the form of emotional pranks and good, old fashioned unpleasantness.


  • Finalist: Horror Hound Weekend Film Festival – "Sleep Tight"

  • Official Selection: Mile High Horror Film Festival - "Sleep Tight"

  • Official Selection: Mile High Horror Film Festival - Short Screenplay Category - "Bee Eff Eff"

  • Official Selection: Mile High Horror Film Festival - Feature Screenplay Category - "Creepers"

  • Winner: Mile High Horror Film Festival - Creative Colorado Short Film Competition - "Slices"

  • Finalist: National Lampoon/Stage 32 Search for Comedy Writing Gold – "The Left-Swipes" (Screenplay)

  • Official Selection: Frights! Camera! Action! Screenplay Contest – "Sleep Tight" (Short Script)

  • Nominee for Best Feature Writing: Colorado Film School Spring 2016 Student Show –– "The Left-Swipes"

  • Official Selection: Colorado Film School Spring 2015 Student Show -- "Placebo" (Co-writer)

  • 1st Place: Colorado Film School Fade In Short Script Competition -- "Shoe Polish" (Co-writer)

  • 1st Place Winner: MSNT Comedy Film Fest, Denver, CO -- "Spoiler Alert!" (Writer/Director)

  • Official Selection for Best Short Screenplay: Mile High Horror Film Festival, Denver, CO - "Weeping"

  • 1st Place: Colorado Film School Fade In Short Script Competition -- "Weeping" (Screenwriter)

  • 2nd Place: My Bloody Violent-Tine Film Festival -- "Hormonal Activity" (Writer/Director)

  • Best Writing: Colorado Film School Fall 2014 Student Show -- "One New Message" (Writer/Director/Producer)

  • Nominee for Best Director and Best Picture: Colorado Film School Fall 2014 Student Show -- "One New Message" (Writer/Director/Producer)

  • Official Top 20 Selection: 100 Hour Film Race -- "License To Fail" (Director/Co-writer)

  • 3rd Place: Halloween Video Contest -- "Hormonal Activity" (Writer/Director)


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