Brierly Broad is a Brisbane-based filmmaker and entertainment obsessive, working across acting, film production and intellectual property law.
Her most recent credits include presenting for Orrcon Steel on a Virtual Reality tour of their Salisbury Steel Mill, co-producing romantic Sci-Fi short ‘Broken Sleep’, and production managing Ovid Award winning short ‘Passage of Flick’ (Gen Con Film Festival 2017).
She was selected as an AIDC ACCESS 2018 Mentee where she was fortunate to receive individual mentorship from Academy-Award winning mentor Robert Fernandez. She is currently co-producing documentary Control, which explores anxiety disorders within high functioning professions; a docuseries on Shakespeare in prisons; and is writing on a Sci-Fi TV series exploring the consequences of the AI revolution whilst partaking in this virtual world, working online for virtual law firm Peer Legal.
Brierly loves to wear many hats, and is a versatile, eclectic actress with a diverse age and character range, from playing a Spanish speaking, prosthetic wearing turtle creature in US-Oz short Borders of the Imagination (in post-production) to a hard hat wearing steel manufacturing expert (Orrcon Steel) to a track-line riddled drug addict (The Priest – part of Deadhouse Films A Night of Horror Anthology, Vol. 1).
Brierly’s interest in legal work informs her creative interests: specifically how new technologies are impacting our lives; making intellectual property more compatible with modern artistic creations; changing workplace mental health culture; and broader social activism. She sees film as the most effective medium for cultural change and impact.