Brandon is a writer/director/producer who created WHAT WOULD DIPLO DO? with James Van Der Beek at Viceland. The show sold to Spike Jonze and Brandon directed and executive produced the entire first season. Brandon recently directed the first three episodes of seasons 2 of FLATBUSH MISDEMEANORS for Showtime. His feature film debut I’M TOTALLY FINE was released theatrically on November 4th, 2022 and now is streaming exclusively on Hulu. The film, written by American Dad!‘s Alisha Ketry and produced by Kyle Newacheck (Murder Mystery, What We Do In The Shadows, Workaholics), stars Jillian Bell (Brittany Runs a Marathon, GodMothered), Natalie Morales (No Hard Feelings, Parks & Rec) Harvey Guillén (What We Do in the Shadows), Blake Anderson (Workaholics) and Karen Maruyama (The Binge 2: It’s A Wonderful Binge). Brandon has directed for Showtime, Viceland, MTV, Comedy Central, Adult Swim and others. From late 2014-2016 Brandon was the head writer/director for Comedy Central digital. His music videos and commercials have been featured at SXSW Film Festival, MTV's VMAs, Vimeo Staff Pick, Huffington Post, Rolling Stone, Adweek, The Front Page of Reddit, AV Club, Vulture and many more capturing hundreds of millions of views online. He's directed music videos for Diplo, Dillon Francis, Panic! At The Disco, The Jonas Brothers, Trippie Redd, Thomas Rhett, Young Thugg, Julia Michaels, Noah Cyrus, and many more. In the commercial space, Brandon has made spots for Intel, LG, Bose, Rocket Mortgage, Lenovo, P&G, EA, T-Mobile, Deathwish Coffee, OleHenriksen, Stagecoach Music Festival, Hard Summer Festival, YouTube and more. Brandon currently has active development at CBS Studios and American High. Brandon also recently expanded into non scripted directing the series STUPID F*CKING COOKING SHOW starring Benny Blanco (Dave) & Matty Matheson (The Bear). Also, Brandon wrote and directed Blink-182's tour announcement video "They're Coming" which garnered over 100 million views across the web, along with last weeks Blink-182 Denny’s stunt.
His work will make you cry. In a good way! From laughing too hard, feeling all the feels, seeing yourself in a character on screen (whether that character is a human or some sort of otherworldly creature) - Dermer has mastered the art of creating relatable and hilarious characters.
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