Brandon Soderberg

Brandon Soderberg

Writer/Film Columnist

Brandon Soderberg is a reporter from Baltimore. He is the former editor-in-chief of Baltimore City Paper, the cofounder of Baltimore Beat, and is currently co-writing a book about the Gun Trace Task Force for St. Martin’s Press.

Stories by Brandon Soderberg
What industry disruptions mean for independent filmmakers in Baltimore

COVID cancellations don’t just deprive filmmakers of a chance to show their movies to audiences, but it’s at festivals where movies end up being purchased for distribution.

Programmed like a TV channel, Cinephobe is guided by a passionate, discerning, and decidedly inclusive approach to movies

“We’re a small group of film enthusiasts with a sense of humor and a low tolerance for stupidity,” The Cinephobe told BmoreArt.

Not journalistic filmmaking exactly, but it isn’t hagiography either

This meandering documentary uses the 1997-1998 Chicago Bulls season (the last one with Jordan and, therefore, the last time the Jordan-led team won big) as scaffolding for a larger story about Michael Jordan and basketball.

Curated and programmed like a TV channel, QuaranTV showcases arthouse features, YouTube compilations, cartoons and more

With set times for morning cartoons and kid stuff, lots of movies, live musical performances, and original programming, there’s a mixtape quality to QuaranTV.