In 2003, Katherine Brodsky founded Random Minds PR, a boutique agency that specializes in mainly in film/TV/Theatre publicity, branding, and video production services. Katherine has handled anything from popular TV series and Hollywood films, to independent feature films, documentaries, an award-winning theatre company by the name of Mitch & Murray, and First Weekend Club, a non-profit dedicated to promoting Canadian film and talent. A member of IATSE 669, she has also worked on a number of projects as a unit publicist, including Amazon’s “Man in the High Castle,” “Jack Ryan” starring John Krasinski, Universal’s “Good Boys” produced by Seth Rogen, Apple’s “Home Before Dark,” MGM/Orion’s “Child’s Play,” NBC/Sony’s “The Good Doctor,” Hallmark’s “When Calls the Heart,” Syfy/Netflix’s, “Ghost Wars,” National Geographic’s “Valley of the Boom,” Thunderbird’s “Mr. Young,” and many other projects.
She has worked on projects with countless actors including Elijah Wood, Aubrey Plaza, Bradley Whitford, Steve Zahn, John Kransinski, Wendell Pierce, Freddie Highmore, Meat Loaf, Rufus Sewell, Alan Cumming, Sir Ian McKellen, Jim Sturgess, Brooklynn Prince, Brian Tyree Henry, Jacob Tremblay, Abbie Cornish, Richard Schiff, Hill Harper, Avan Jogia, Kim Coates, Lori Loughlin, Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, Rufus Sewell, Jason O’Mara, Alexa Davalos, Bella Heathcote, and many others. Previously, she has also handled personal publicity for both upcoming talent and industry veterans such as actor/filmmaker Charles Martin Smith and Larry Thomas, best known for his Emmy nominated performance as the Soup Nazi on Seinfeld.
Her clients have been featured in Vanity Fair, The Hollywood Reporter, The Washington Post, National Post, The Globe & Mail, Maclean’s, Elle Canada, Entertainment Weekly, Yahoo, Salon, CTV, CBC, Global, Flare, The Huffington Post, TV Guide, eTalk, ET Canada, and many others.
Katherine also has an extensive background in journalism, having served as a Canadian correspondent for Variety for some 8 years, and contributing to publications such as The Washington Post, The Guardian, Esquire, Entertainment Weekly, Playboy, Mashable, CNN, The Independent, Vulture, Elle Canada, Flare, and many other outlets. This experience gives her a unique understanding of what makes a story compelling not only for journalists, but also their editors. She has also produced and directed video content for companies such as BBC America, NBC/Universal, ABC, Disney, CW, Telefilm Canada, E! News, and many others.
Katherine studied acting with the legendary Robert X Modica at Carnegie Hall in New York.