Joel H. Brewster

Joel H. Brewster

Akuma Films

Screenwriter in Victoria, Canada

About Joel

Born in London, England and raised in sometimes sunny Victoria, BC. Joel H. Brewster chose to break into the screenwriting world with a goal of bringing diversity to his two favorite genres, horror and science fiction. With an insatiable thirst for learning about the business and also applicable skills to writing, Joel has taken various university level courses from a number of reputable establishments that include: Astrobiology, Elements of storytelling and Negotiating deals in Hollywood. Since childhood, another passion that he always is drawn to is larger than life stories, from mythology to superheroes. Even in Joel’s most grounded scripts he always tries to bring an element of somewhat “super” heroic nature to his characters and occasionally a “sympathy for the devil” style approach to his villains. A lover of film and TV in all forms, he is a self-proclaimed movie geek and horror enthusiast with aspirations to make people scream and imagine.


Name: Joel H. Brewster

Lives in: Victoria, Canada

Company: Akuma Films

Occupation: Screenwriter

Unique traits: Lover of Horror, Comics, Sci-Fi and all things Space. My goal in film is simple, I want to create dynamic original characters and captivating stories. I love writing badass female heroes, unlike friendships, and flips on cliches. I write dark, raw, gritty Horror I write fun, unexpected, fast Sci-Fi I write twisted, surreal, smart Thrillers

Credits

  • The Man in the Rabbit Mask

    The Man in the Rabbit Mask (2017)
    Film (Short, Fantasy and Horror) Writer In the winter of 1995, Lucy and Cara's lives were forever changed when a nursery rhyme spoken over candle light invited an unexpected visitor, offering a gift... for a price. As the allure of the ultimatum makes both girls question their better judgment, the illusion of safety begins to fade in the presence of the masked stranger. A haunting yet whimsical drama, filled with nostalgic elements that will take you back to the era of childhood sleepovers and urban legends.

  • Night Terror

    Night Terror (2017)
    Film (Short and Horror) Producer A woman desperate for a child is on her way to meet her husband at an important Adoption Agency meeting when she is met with a sinister force that keeps her trapped inside her house.

  • Midnight Lovers

    Midnight Lovers (2016)
    Film (Short, Horror and Thriller) Writer A stalking demonic force preys on a young unassuming couple who are seeking privacy on a late night rendezvous.

  • Becky

    Becky (2016)
    Film (Short, Horror and Thriller) Writer "First dates can be hell..." Steven invites a young woman named Becky over for dinner after meeting her on an online dating site. The events that follow are more than they bargained for.

  • He Sees You

    He Sees You (2016)
    Film (Short and Horror) Writer A clairvoyant man tracking down a killer, winds up on the receiving end when a demonic entity follows him back during a remote viewing mission.

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