USC Cinematic Arts

Award winning filmmaker Brandon Cahoon is currently pursuing an MFA in Film & Television Production at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. A production designer while at USC, Cahoon has designed a variety of short genre pictures; These Bones (2014), Warm Smooth Mean (2014), The Deadlight (2015), Fanny Pack (2015), The First Dance (2016) and Dustland Fairytale (2016)

Presently, he is a researcher, concept artist and web developer at the World Building Media Lab at the University of Southern California. He’s a founding member of Project Tesseract (2016), Dry City-2036 (2016), The Leviathan Project (2016) Official Selection Sundance - New Frontiers, and The Rilao Project (2014), a member of the Production Design Studio at Berlinale Talents (2016)

Cahoon’s independent work as writer, director and designer include two features; Intro (2011), an Official Selection and Best International Documentary Nominee of the 29th Torino Film Festival, Official Selection of Bradford (UK) International Film Festival, Official Selection of Salt Lake City Film Festival, and Parade (2008), an Official Selection of the 26th Torino Film Festival, Official Selection Bradford (UK) International Film Festival, Official Selection of Washougal International Film Festival, Audience Choice Award, and a short, Fits (2004), Official Selection Los Angeles Shorts Fest, Best Director Award

His current partnership, Venturer, are presently developing a wide range of projects, including: Frontera, based on an original story by Cahoon, and a children’s series, Little Joy.