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About Us

Prodigal is an entertainment company based in Los Angeles, California that tells stories across television, film, comics, audio, and theatre. The company has a first look deal for TV and film with Warner Media & J.J.Abrams' Bad Robot.

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Arvind Ethan David

Principal

Arvind Ethan David is a writer, producer, and the Principal of Prodigal. 


In theater, David is the lead producer of the Grammy and Tony award-winning musical Jagged Little Pill, currently in performance on Broadway and on tour in Australia.   

 

David has produced 8 feature films including The Garden of Evening Mists, which won the Asian Academy Award for best feature in 2021. In the television space, David is writing on Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys, now in production for Amazon, and previously produced 2 seasons of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency for Netflix and BBC America. 

 

David is also a graphic novelist and an Audible best-selling author. His most recent graphic novel Gray, inspired by Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray, is in bookshops everywhere, and he is the showrunner of Earworms, an anthology Sci-Fi series in production for Audible. 

 

David’s career began in high school, when he adapted the cult Douglas Adams novel Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency as his school play -- and the legendary author endorsed it as the official adaptation. He lives in California with his wife Janine N’jie David and their daughter Odetta.

Tarquin Pack

Producer

 

Tarquin Pack is a Producer as well as the Head of Film and European Development at Prodigal. 

 

Pack has two decades of experience producing films in a variety of genres. Prior to joining Prodigal in 2021, Pack produced The Big Ugly, winner of several awards at London’s Lonely Wolf International Film Festival and the UK Film Festival. He has also produced major action features like X-Men: First Class, Kick-Ass, and Kick-Ass 2. His career has also ventured into the video game sphere with Kick Ass: The Game for Playstation. Other titles include The Debt, starring Helen Mirren, and Stardust.

 

Pack lives in Bristol with his wife and children.

Brittany Chapman

Director, Development and Production

 

Brittany Chapman shepherds and produces projects across Prodigal’s slate including TV, Film, Audio productions, graphic novels, tabletop games, and crowdfunding campaigns such as Kickstarter.

Prior to Prodigal, Brittany worked as a writer and Creative Producer in the digital space, specializing in branded content and UGC strategies for comedy and horror projects. She's worked with celebrities, influencers, and brands such as Diddy, Barbie, Matthew Espinosa, Tana Mongeau, FaZe Clan, Hayes Grier, and Jody Steel among others. Brittany's first experience in Development was for companies including Focus Features, Berlanti Productions, Mad Chance Productions, Four by Two Films, and Fullscreen. She also spent two years as an AmeriCorps VISTA, acting as Director for a community-owned radio station and building infrastructure to combat rural homelessness.

 

Brittany has a Bachelor of Arts in Film-Video Production from Pennsylvania State University - University Park campus and a Masters in Entertainment Industry Management from Carnegie Mellon University. Chapman was born and raised in Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania.