Brandi Bradburn Holland teaches film editing at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. She is a director and editor with a background in one-hour episodic television and commercials as well as feature and corporate film. She most recently directed and edited episodes of the CW series Hart of Dixie created by Leila Gerstein and produced by Fake Empire (The O.C., Chuck, Gossip Girl). She also collaborated with Fake Empire on the web series Rockville CA created by Josh Schwartz (The O.C., Chuck, Gossip Girl). Other credits include two independent feature films and the television series Studio 60, The O.C. and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. She also co-produced and edited the documentary The Soul of Ashanti for the Africa Channel.
Holland began her career directing and editing national and regional commercial spots, but quickly transitioned into a narrative film and television career in Los Angeles in the late ’90s. She is a member of the Directors Guild, the Motion Picture Editors Guild, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and is also a member of America Cinema Editors where she earned an A.C.E. Internship following her completion of a master of fine arts at the College of Motion Picture Arts at Florida State University. Bradburn also holds a B.A. in film and television from University of West Florida where she studied with the Documentary Institute, which now resides at Wake Forest University.
Holland has also taught at the College of Motion Picture and Arts at Florida State University, and at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts. She has instructed classes on narrative editing, documentary film, directing and screenwriting. She steeps her curriculum in the art and theory of editing in addition to current technology and film industry standards, with the goal of fully preparing her students to seamlessly enter into the business.