Brien Goodrich_ Terra Firma Pictures

Brien Goodrich

Cinematics + Performance Capture


Brien is an award-winning director from Los Angeles best known for his visionary cinematic work on the HALO franchise.Inspired by contrasts, Brien juxtaposes human-driven stories against expansive worlds – exploring both the personal and the epic. Whether directing Nathan Fillion and Mike Colter as Spartan super-soldiers for Microsoft, or Samuel L. Jackson as a foul-mouthed, A.I. for The Video Game Awards, Brien balances the incredible amount of pre-vis and planning that accompany VFX, CG and Virtual Productions with spontaneous, on-set, actor-performances.Outside of commercial and cinematic work, Brien is currently in development and attached to Direct the recently announced, GROUNDED Animated Series, based on the popular video game from Microsoft and Obsidian Entertainment.