An Animated Adult-Comedy Pilot By JoJo Scanlon

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Vegas Movie Award Laurel
South Carolina Underground Film Festival Laurel
Atlanta Comedy Film Festival Laurel
Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival Laurel
DaVinci International Film Festival Laurel
Another Hole In The Head Laurel
Dam Short Film Festival Laurel

BRUTUS: An Award-Winning Animated Adult-Comedy Pilot by JoJo Scanlon

AWARDS WON

FESTIVALAWARDDATELOCATION
DaVinci International Film Festival (DIFF)Official Selection02/23/2024Los Angeles, CA
Dam Short Film FestivalOfficial Selection02/16/2024BOULDER CITY, NV
FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (FLIFF)OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT: ANIMATION11/15/2023FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
ATLANTA COMEDY FILM FESTIVALBEST ANIMATION11/12/2023ATLANTA, GA
ANOTHER HOLE IN THE HEAD FILM FESTIVALOFFICIAL SELECTION11/06/2023SAN FRANCISCO, CA
SOUTH CAROLINA UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL (SCUFF)BEST ANIMATION11/05/2023COLUMBIA, SC
VEGAS MOVIE AWARDSBEST ANIMATION08/13/2023LAS VEGAS, NV

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Production Crew

JoJo Scanlon Headshot

JoJo Scanlon:
Writer/Director/Producer/Editor

is a Writer/Director based out of Las Vegas, Nevada. He graduated from Columbia College Chicago in 2022 and received his BA in Filmmaking cum laude with a focus on Writing and Directing. JoJo has previously worked with Starburns Industries as a Development Intern, where he came up with the idea for “BRUTUS” and set out to independently produce it. JoJo’s work has been shown in festivals in India, Italy, and the United States and has garnered awards like the Neo Futurist Theater’s “Lisa Buscani Award” and “Top 25 Most-Voted Podcast” in the MyRodeCast competition. JoJo aims to inspire creativity with his work and remind viewers that, no matter how tough it gets, there will always be better days ahead.
jojoscanlon.com

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Michael Szalkiewicz:
Animator

has a passion for telling stories in the medium of animation. He’s been making cartoons since he was young and has continued to fine-tune his craft. Michael specializes in a traditional style of 2D hand-drawn animation while using modern digital tools. Michael’s goal is to tell stories that will resonate with the audience, whether that's making them laugh, cry, or think. Michael has experience handling all parts of the creative process. From outlining to storyboarding to animating to editing, he’d like to do it all if he could!
thefakery.net

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Priski Martino:
Background Artist

is an illustrator and artist based out of Bogor, Indonesia. His work ranges from dramatic still-lifes to recreations of scenes with an anime style. Priski mainly works by commission through Fiverr, creating illustrations for people all over the world. Priski created over 45 unique backgrounds for “BRUTUS” over the span of 12 weeks. This is Priski’s first short film and first venture into making backgrounds for animation. His goals are to open his own comic studio and to travel the world. instagram.com/priskimartino_

CAST

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Will Brady:
Brutus Clancy

is an Actor, Writer, and Comedian born, raised, and based in Chicagoland. With experience in sketch, stage, and screen, his two goals as a performer are to make the world a better place with his art and to make the first goal somehow sound inspiring and not just obnoxious and pretentious. Will made his Amazon Prime debut in Spring 2023 in the live-action dramedy pilot “Millennial Impossible”, and will make his television debut later this year - all the while working on writing the Great American Novel.
thisiswillbrady.com

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John A. Bryant:
Nicky G

is an Actor originally from Salem, Oregon, with a BFA in Theater. He’s performed in multiple stage productions including “Much Ado About Nothing”, ”The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas”, and “The Misanthrope”. Over the last few years John has transitioned to film, starring in multiple productions including “Not All the Star-Crossed are Lovers” and “It’s Your Lucky Day”. John aspires to express himself through Writing/Directing in the near future, having completed his directorial debut with a folk musical called “At Death’s Door”. Currently, John is writing his first feature-length film. instagram.com/johnbrayantieft

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Alexsia Tarquinii:
Violet Fernando

is an Actress, Writer and Singer based in Washington DC. She began her acting journey during the Covid-19 pandemic and has gotten herself roles in projects like “Tsar and Tsaritsa” as well as being considered for a role in A24’s “Lifted” Pilot. Alexsia was previously nominated for Best Leading Actress in a Short Film at the WMIFF Film Festival. Alexsia will be attending Pace University starting Fall 2023 to pursue a BFA in Acting and Directing. instagram.com/alexsiatarquinii

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My Linh Tinnirella:
Lily Willow

is an Actress and Musician based out of Navarre, Florida. She graduated from Florida State University in 2023 and received her BA in the Performing Arts. From an early age, My Linh has been passionate about artistic expression through dance, singing, and instruments. She has starred in musicial theatre shows and films, both through her school and independently. My Linh’s song “Stay With Me”, a collaboration between herself and Universal Music Vietnam, has been played in over 42 countries and has received notable promotion from Spotify’s editorial playlists. My Linh continues to pursue her acting career as a screen Actress and wants to inspire others through her music. instagram.com/myylinhy/

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Hayden Loudenback:
Nelson Hughes

is an Entrepreneur and Creator from St. Louis, Missouri. He is the Founder and Creative Director of HaydenWorks.us, a Digital Agency that focuses on social media and digital marketing. “BRUTUS” is Hayden’s first venture into the realm of acting, which has been a long-time dream of his to pursue. When he’s not working, Hayden loves bodybuilding and producing inspirational videos on Instagram. Hayden aspires to create a better life for his son and his family and aims to further his acting career in 2023.
instagram.com/haydenl.loudenback

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Catalina Qualantone:
Rianne Lyle

is an Actress best known for “The Woods”, “Quarantwinned”, and “Video Journals”. She has been acting since she was four years old and is currently represented by Patio Management Company. Catalina has won awards from the Los Angeles Film Awards, New York International Film Awards, Florence Film Awards, and the Oniros Film Awards (just to name a few). Catalina has worked on multiple films, voice-over commercials, and a comedy webseries. Catalina is currently working on a live-action Pilot and is currently applying to colleges where she hopes to study acting. instagram.com/catalinaqualantone

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Mark Stubblefield:
Frog Guy

is a classically-trained Musician and Teacher based out of Las Vegas, Nevada. He previously attended Tennesee Tech University where he received a BA in K-12 Music Education. When he’s not teaching Band and Choir for a Charter School in Las Vegas, he’s playing Dungeons & Dragons with his friends where he plays the role of Dungeon Master. “BRUTUS” is Mark’s first venture into professional voice-acting, which has been a dream of his to pursue. He aims to continue his voice-acting career while working towards becoming a college professor and teaching music on a higher level. instagram.com/markthemusician

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