Brian Kennington

Brian Kennington

Actor, Director and Screenwriter

Toronto, Canada

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February 2019
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About Brian

An award winning director, writer and actor, Brian has two screenplays that have been optioned for feature film production. Brian's three short films, "The Film Festival", "Give and Take" and 'That Scottish Play', have been shown at festivals around the globe. His online children's book series, "Harrison's Hat", is in the early stages of being produced as an animated television series.

Loglines

  • The Duke of Deadwood

    The Duke of Deadwood Budget: $10M - $30M | Western A pompous Austrian Duke is swept into a wild-west adventure, encountering historical characters, a murderous gang of thugs and a woman who despises his title.

  • The Retirement Plan

    The Retirement Plan Budget: $5M - $10M | Comedy In this dark comedy, a retiring couple enter into a plan that fulfills their dreams, only to be confronted by treachery, betrayal and murder.

  • Millennial Hell

    Millennial Hell Budget: $1M - $5M | Horror Stranded in an apocalyptic wilderness, an Indigenous woman fights to free her millennial friends from their captor, a brutal, boomer survivalist.

  • Double Cross

    Double Cross Budget: $5M - $10M | Thriller A widowed quantum physicist and his daughter, thrust into an altered dimension, are reunited with his wife's double, only to discover that remaining will bring certain death.

  • Drama Queen Grandma

    Drama Queen Grandma Budget: $10M - $30M | Comedy A fading bombastic Broadway actress creates havoc in her son's home and her grandchildren's high school when she takes over directing the school play.  

  • Something Wicked

    Something Wicked Budget: $30M+ | Other Comedy Four teenage actors, transported back to Shakespeare's England, must battle evil witches, the king's enforcers and eliminate the deadly 'Macbeth' curse to return home.

Credits

  • That Scottish Play

    That Scottish Play (2021 - 2022)
    by TW Features Director/Writer Two desperate filmmakers make a life or death pitch to get financing for their movie about the ‘Macbeth’ curse.

  • Give and Take

    Give and Take (2018 - 2019)
    Film (short) by Quick Jab Productions Writer/Producer A young slacker is coerced into being a caregiver to a Scottish senior and is besieged by harmful accidents. “Caring is easy, surviving is hard”.

  • The Film Festival

    The Film Festival (2017)
    Film (short) by Tinkenpooh/ BrianKennington Two desperate film makers finally get their film accepted at a festival in the town of Fucking in Austria.

Awards

  • Australian Film Festival
    (2019)

  • Chaplin Award
    (2019)

  • TIFA
    (2019)

  • Festival International Cannes
    (2019)

  • Rome Film Awards
    (2019)

  • Best Comedy and Audience Favourite at Toronto Shorts Film Festival
    (2018)

  • Best International Short at The Birmingham Film Festival
    (2018)

  • Marina Del Ray Film Festival
    (2018)

Education

  • Ryerson Theatre Program

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