Speaker Brenda Gilbert
Co-Founder and President
BRON Media Corporation
Brenda Gilbert is the President of BRON Media Corp, a company she co-founded and leads with her husband, Aaron L. Gilbert. BRON Media Corp. is the parent company to operating units BRON Studios, BRON Releasing, BRON Digital, and BRON Ventures (holds an interest in a portfolio of 10 content companies). The BRON group of companies are industry leaders in production, finance and the sales and marketing of film, series television and animation. Founded in 2010, BRON has been behind more than 120 productions and is proud to have been part of 32 Academy Award nominations and 6 Academy Award wins for the films Fences, Joker, Bombshell, Roman J. Israel Esq., Judas and The Black Messiah, Greyhound, House of Gucci, Cyrano and Licorice Pizza.
Brenda has a special focus on BRON’s non-scripted arm BRON Life and is currently an Executive Producer on several projects, including the Reverend Al Sharpton documentary Loudmouth; Reggie, a documentary about Reggie Jackson, the five-time World Series champion and 14-time All Star baseball player who challenged the racial divide in baseball during the 70’s and 80’s; the docuseries Nicki, following the life of Nicki Minaj, a global music icon and influencer and many others. Over her 20+ years in the media space, Brenda has produced, or executive produced more than two-dozen projects, including the animated film The Willoughbys, which premiered on Netflix in 2020.
In addition to her role on BRON’s Board of Directors, Brenda is Vice-Chair of BANFF World Media Festival and Vice-Chair of the Board for Film Independent; she was the track chair for mentoring initiatives with Woman in Animation; currently she is a mentor for the Women of Color Unite –#STARTWITH8 Program; Consulate General of Canada (in Los Angeles) – Canada Global Program; Creative Cypher - Film XLerator Program; and is an Advisor to Vancouver Film School and La Salle College.
Speaking on: Board of Directors