WHAT WE DO
Braintrust is a London-based independent production company focussed on developing high-end television series, features and documentary projects. With partnerships with both UK and US agencies and access to top British talent, Braintrust acts as a new breed of creative company aimed at bridging the transatlantic gap between the world's two largest entertainment industries.
Sam Bank is a film and music producer from Baltimore, Maryland. After graduating from Syracuse University, Sam moved to Los Angeles and got his start in the mailroom at UTA. Sam then worked in development and production at Discovery Networks and yU+co, a commercial VFX company, before his love of warm beer and average food drove him to London, gaining his masters degree at the National Film and Television School as a producer. In his independent work, Sam secured representation for screenwriting, including a TV pilot and feature he co-wrote and developed with two major studios in Hollywood. In his spare time, Sam DJ's and produces face-melting drum and bass for European and American record labels under the handle 'Bank.' Sam is mentored by producer Patrick Spence, Managing Director of Fifty Fathoms.