Brandon Oldenburg

Chief Creative Officer
Flight School

Brandon Oldenburg is an award-winning filmmaker. He won an Academy Award® for his directorial work on The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.

Other accolades include 5 Emmys for his direction on The Scarecrow, a film and game experience for Chipotle, Taking Flight a short film for Radio Flyer and Silent a film collaboration with Dolby Laboratories. Brandon's latest film, Escape, premiered this year at Tribeca in partnership with Dolby. Oldenburg has also hosted TCM Movie Camp, on Turner Classic Movies.

From 1995-2017 Brandon has co-founded three companies, Reel FX, Moonbot Studios and most recently, Flight School, a story telling studio specializing in emerging technologies. The first VR story by Flight School recently won best indie narrative experience at Future of Story Telling.

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