Our Studio

About Bron Studios

Bron Studios Inc. (“Bron”) is focused on the development, production and exploitation of original live-action and animated motion pictures and series television. Based in beautiful British Columbia, Bron's experienced creative and production teams work in partnership with elite co-producers and directors on projects bound for the global theatrical and / or television markets. "We live local and think global".

Bron collaborates with filmmakers that understand the delicate balance between the art of filmmaking and the commercial requirements of creating a story for an audience at the right price-point. Bron has a core team of around 40 with all key departments in place to efficiently develop and execute on creative endeavors. The company’s crew expands and contracts as needed around individual productions.

Our Team

Aaron L. Gilbert

President & CEO (Bron Media Corp)


Aaron L. Gilbert is a producer and financier of live-action and animated motion pictures and series television, who has spent more than 20 years focused on the production, business affairs, financing and global licensing of content. He is the co-founder and Managing Director of Bron Studios, and has produced or executive produced more than 60 productions, in...

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Brenda Gilbert

Board Of Directors (Bron Media Corp) / President (Bron Animation)


Gilbert is the co-founder of Bron Media Corp and serves as President of Bron Animation. Intimately involved in the daily operations of the studio, Gilbert is also instrumental in facilitating team development and corporate planning for the Bron group of companies since the doors opened in 2010. Gilbert is an Executive Producer on Bron’s MIGHTY MIGHTY MONST...

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John Raymonds

Board Of Directors (Bron Media Corp)


Raymonds has a diverse background: Graduating from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a BS in Electrical Engineering he created the Shareware hit “The Dungeon of Doom” for the Macintosh platform, before switching gears into the family rigid plastic packaging business. He partnered with First Atlantic Capital in 2004 to grow it from the ...

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Jason Cloth

Board of Directors


Jason M. Cloth is the founder and Managing Partner of Creative Wealth Media Finance Corp.  Mr. Cloth is also the Director of Bron Media Corp. He began his career in the financial services industry in 1988 as a Fixed Income Economist for CIBC/Wood Gundy and holds a graduate degree in Economics. He has been offering high net worth individuals a diverse select...

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Joel Guralnick

COO & General Counsel (Bron Media Corp)


Joel Guralnick is the COO and General Counsel of Bron Media Corp., the parent company of the Bron Group of Companies which includes Bron Studios and Bron Animation.  In this role Joel is responsible for corporate operations and development of Bron's diverse entertainment businesses. Joel's background combines legal and business skills in the entertainmen...

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Steven Thibault

Executive Vice President (Bron Media Corp)


Steven is the Executive Vice President of BRON, overseeing strategic planning, and production finance for all of BRON’s divisions. He joined BRON in 2012 as Vice President of Finance & Operations and was named to his current post in 2016.  Steven has been a Co-Executive producer and/or financing executive on over 40 productions including BRON’s I SA...

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Anjay Nagpal

SVP, Production & Distribution (Bron Media Corp)


As head of the Los Angeles office of BRON Studios, Anjay works closely with CEO Aaron L. Gilbert to oversee film and television productions from the development and financing stages all the way through production and distribution. Previously, Anjay was the head of Focus World, a sub-division of Focus Features where he sourced independent narrative, docume...

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David Davoli

SVP Business Affairs (Bron Media Corp)


David Davoli is a practicing attorney who has spent the last nine years focused on film, television, publishing, and new media transactions. In addition to having worked as production or distribution counsel on over 30 independent film, television and new media programs, David has a keen knowledge of independently financed television for the international ma...

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Garrick Dion

VP Development (Bron Studios)


Garrick recently joined Bron as its VP of Development, following an 8-year run in a similar role with LA based Bold Films. During his time at Bold, Garrick was involved with such acclaimed projects as; Damien Chazelle's Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning drama WHIPLASH, Nicholas Winding Refn's DRIVE, the coming of age drama MIDDLE OF NOWHERE starring Anton Ye...

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Danielle Reardon

VP Development - TV (Bron Media Corp)


Danielle joined Bron as the VP of Development spear-heading the television division. Previously she acted as the SVP of Celestial Pictures, where she mined the Chinese language Shaw Brothers library for adaptations for the global market. Before Celestial Pictures, Danielle was an executive at Overbrook Entertainment, managing a diverse slate of films, includ...

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Kam Dhillon-Josh

VP Human Resources (Bron Studios / Bron Animation)


Kam is responsible for all of the HR needs at BRON including recruiting, retention and employee engagement and Kam obtained an undergraduate degree from the University of Victoria (UVic) in 1997, and then obtained her Master of Business Administration from UVic in 2001. Since that time, Kam has spent the majority of her career in e-commerce with Clearly Cont...

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Luke Carroll

VP Production & Development
(Bron Animation)


Carroll joined BRON in 2013 and is currently the VP Production & Development overseeing the production of the studios’ first animated feature film HENCHMEN. After producing multiple DVD’s for Mattel Inc., Carroll produced the CG animated feature film ESCAPE FROM PLANET EARTH for The Weinstein Company. Equipped with an MFA in Film Production and Creat...

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Teunis de Raat

VP Digital (Bron Animation)


As a Senior Technical Director with over 20 years production experience in high-end animated and live action VFX feature film, de Raat is experienced in most facets of digital production, specializing in character rigging and effects. His previous projects include: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, BOLT, MEET THE ROBINSONS, MIGHTY JOE YOUNG, INSPECTOR GADGET, CHRONICLES OF...

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Andria Spring

Head of Post Production
(Bron Studios)


Andria Spring is the Head of Post Production at Bron Studios where she oversees the completion and delivery of all media properties. With over ten years of experience in film & television, she has worked with dozens of buyers ranging from HBO, to Sony, to Lionsgate. She is proud to draw on her experiences as an in-house producer at Anagram Pictures, and ...

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Matthias Mellinghaus

Head of Production (Bron Studios)


Matthias Mellinghaus, Bron's Head of Production is responsible for handling the development and execution of live-action projects. Mellinghaus started his career in the film industry over 20 years ago after finishing his rowing career with an Olympic Gold medal. In 1993, Mellinghaus completed the film directing program at the Konrad Wolf Film University in P...

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Terry Bates

Director of Technology


Bates is a highly experienced veteran of the IT world. He started applying his skills to the entertainment industry in 1997 at Mainframe Entertainment where he worked on such animated series as REBOOT, BEAST WARS, BARBIE, MAX STEEL, SPIDERMAN and HOT WHEELS. In 2008, he took the position as Head of Systems at Image Engine where he grew the IT department sign...

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Larry Bodnar

Post & Technical Operations Manager


Bodnar started his career in the entertainment industry over 18 years ago at Mainframe Entertainment located in Vancouver, B.C. He started in the engineering department working with editorial edit suites and supporting desktops. Bodnar would continue to grow his career into the Post and Technical Operations Manager role where he worked on an assortment of an...

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Russ Smith

CG Supervisor (Bron Animation)


Smith’s career started in the budding CG industry in Toronto at Side Effects Software before branching out to work in London, New York and various places in California such as Walt Disney Feature Animation and DreamWorks Animation. Past projects include SPY HARD, DINOSAUR, CHICKEN LITTLE, MEET THE ROBINSONS, BOLT, SHREK FOREVER AFTER, PUSS IN BOOTS, TWILIG...

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Rob Lodermeier

Animation Supervisor (Bron Animation)


Conquering high school, Rob set out to complete a Neuroscience undergraduate degree at the University of Lethbridge. A disagreement surrounding the co­medic value of rat brains going splat on the ground prompted Rob to re-evaluate his aptitude, at which time Vancouver Film School was generous to welcome Rob into the 3D Animation and Visual Effects program. ...

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Rav Grewal

Director of Photography
(Bron Animation)


Rav Grewal started his career over 16 years ago at the ground breaking CG animation studio, Mainframe Entertainment, animating on key titles such as WAR PLANETS, ACTIONMAN, MAX STEEL ,TRANSFORMERS:BEAST MACHINES, SPIDERMAN:THE ANIMATED SERIES and THE MTV MOVIE AWARDS. He then spent 7 years at NerdCorps Entertainment in various roles including Supervising Ani...

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Mike Tate

Facilities Manager
(Bron Studios / Bron Animation)


Mike came to manage the building of our Short Street studio having successfully built three others and stayed to plan and manage further building projects as Bron developed. He also manages the facilities side of the studio operation. Once a partner in what became the largest advertising agency in Canada and coming from the creative world of writing, adverti...

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