Berlin: Firebrand Topper Brandon Burrows Uses Chess Skills in Navigating Biz
A chess champion in his youth, Brandon Burrows, principal and founder of shingle Firebrand, approaches producing like a chess game.
His love for film sparked at an early age when his father owned a video store.
He created, wrote and produced “Pups Alone” starring Jennifer Love Hewitt and Rob Schneider, and executive-produced Western “The Last Son” with a cast led by Sam Worthington, Machine Gun Kelly, Thomas Jane and Heather Graham.
He’s written the next two action thrillers he’ll be producing.How has your world class chess-playing skills informed your producing endeavors? Do you find it useful when it comes to negotiating deals with agents, talent, sales and other areas?There’s an old saying: Not all artists are chess players, but all chess players are artists.
Chess is not just a creative game,
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