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Brandon Cronenberg


B: January 10, 1980 in Toronto, Ontario

The son of the renowned director David Cronenberg, Brandon Cronenberg’s first short, Broken Tulips, won Best Director through the enRoute Student Film Festival and the HSBC Filmmaker Award for Best Screenplay. Antiviral, his first feature film, was selected for competition in the Un Certain Regard category at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival and won Best Canadian First Feature at the Toronto International Film Festival that year. His 2020 film, Possessor, is about a corporate agent who uses brain-implant technology to inhabit other people’s bodies, driving them to commit assassinations. It was selected to screen in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at Sundance, where it had its World Premiere.

In March 2021, the Vancouver Film Critics Circle named Brandon Cronenberg Best Canadian Film Director for his work on Possessor.

Also see: A review of Infinity Pool.
Also see: Brandon Cronenberg at Sundance 2023