Hey, I'm Brad!

Seattle, Washington

J. Brad Wilke (@jbwilke) is a co-founder and principal of Smarthouse Creative. Brad holds an MBA from the University of Washington's Foster School of Business, a Master of Communication in Digital Media from the University of Washington's Department of Communication, and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

Brad designs and executes digital, social media, and film distribution strategies for Smarthouse’s clients. Brad is also the founder of tech nonprofit, Flash Volunteer, an adjunct lecturer in digital marketing & film, as well as an award-winning filmmaker, produced feature-length screenwriter, and artistic director of the Portland Film Festival.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Sister/Brother

Portland, Oregon Feature
Comedy, Drama

Nora, a broke actress, and her younger brother Scotty drive from Portland to Seattle so she can attend a dinner hosted by her wealthy ex.

100%

This project got the green light!

Displaced

New York City, New York Feature
Horror

A young black man in Brooklyn must prove his new white neighbors are emissaries from the Satanic cult they both survived as children.

103%

This project got the green light!

TOPLESS

Seattle, Washington Short
Drama, LGBTQ

TOPLESS is a narrative short film that follows two strangers as they undergo breast removal operations for very different reasons.

80%

This project got the green light!

The Pet Peeve Police

Los Angeles, California Series
Adventure, Comedy

Ridding the world of inconsiderate douches one pet peeve at a time.

90%

This project got the green light!

CUDDLE

Seattle, Washington Series
Comedy

Dina wants to change the world with the power of touch - but the hardest person to hug is herself.

100%

This project got the green light!

Gleahan and the Knaves of Industry

Duluth, Minnesota Feature
Adventure, Comedy

An opportunistic asshole joins the quest of a delusional man who thinks he’s in a fantasy world.

80%

This project got the green light!

Project Gaslight

Rochester, Minnesota Feature
Horror, Thriller

New tenants harbor a secret that jeopardizes a young family as the pregnant wife descends into paranoia and delusion.

100%

This project got the green light!

The Atavist

Pittsfield, Berkshire County Feature
Adventure, Sci-Fi

A young woman travels to the past, but when the things she leaves alter history, she must get them back to save the future.

292%

This project got the green light!

Minneapolis (the movie)

Minneapolis, Minnesota Feature
Comedy, Family

A cocky news anchor team gets stuck "mentoring" an at-risk teen. Shenanigans and dastardly weather conditions ensue…

102%

This project got the green light!

The Wild

Seattle, Washington Feature
Documentary, Nature

With time running out for the wild salmon of Bristol Bay, Alaska, one filmmaker asks the question, "How do you save what you love?"

100%

This project got the green light!

Abby and Tabby Alone in the Desert

Los Angeles, California Feature
Comedy

A modern day Thelma and Louise... with aliens... and it's a comedy.

82%

This project got the green light!

Devoti Tutti

Catania, Province of Catania Feature
Documentary

Saint Agatha of Catania was killed for resisting the advances of a Roman governor. Her story has always been told by men — until now.

135%

This project got the green light!

13 Chambers

Seattle, Washington Feature
Horror, Experimental

13 Seattle-area female artists explore the uncanny, the supernatural, & the sublime within an abandonded building slated for demolition.

100%

This project got the green light!

The Light of The Moon

Brooklyn, New York Feature
Drama

After her world is irrevocably changed, a successful New York City architect struggles to regain intimacy and control in her life.

88%

This project got the green light!

COLOURING BOOK PRODUCTIONS

Rochester, New York Company
Documentary

Colouring Book Productions uses storytelling to make diversity normal. Help us "colour" outside of the lines.

80%

This project got the green light!

Assassin

Los Angeles, California Feature
LGBTQ, Thriller

The story of an assassin, a job gone wrong and the woman she never expected to fall in love with.

84%

This project got the green light!

The Videoblogs

Brooklyn, New York Feature
Drama

A feature film about a lonely young woman who reaches out through The Screen.

108%

This project got the green light!

Directed by Women

United States
Global Celebration

Inviting the world to fall madly in love with & wildly celebrate women filmmakers & their films.

88%

This project got the green light!

Section II

United States Company
Film-related Business, LGBTQ

Netflix for Lesbians.

80%

This project got the green light!

Sheila Scorned

Los Angeles, California Short
Satire, Shorts Program

A grindhouse short starring a quick-witted stripper who's out to get even with the men in her way.

98%

This project got the green light!

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