Prodigal, Inc. are the producers of Tony & Grammy-winning musical Jagged Little Pill, BBC America/Netflix’s Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, and numerous projects with Audible including forthcoming horror anthology Earworms. Prodigal is a partnership between writer/producer Arvind Ethan David (Dirk Gently, Anansi Boys) and producer Tarquin Pack (Kick-Ass 1 & 2, X-Men: First Class). Prodigal has film projects set up with Amazon and Warner Bros, and currently have TV projects in development with ITV, AMC, and Sony TV.
Arvind Ethan David
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 on tour across the United States and 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 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. He is currently in production on his most recent graphic novel Trouble is My Business, an updated take on Raymond Chandler's classic, 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 splits time between Los Angeles and the Santa Ynez Valley with his daughter Odetta.
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.
Director, Development and Production
Brittany Chapman-Holman shepherds and produces projects across Prodigal’s slate including TV, Film, Audio productions, graphic novels, tabletop games, and crowdfunding platforms.
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. Holman lives in Los Angeles with her husband Paul + doggo.
Chief Financial Officer
Scott worked for 10 years in New York and London for JPMorgan culminating in a position as the Global Head of US Dollar Interest Rate Exotics Trading. Leaving JPMorgan in 2010, Scott relocated to Los Angeles to try his hand in hospitality. He opened his first restaurant, Wood & Vine, on the corner of Hollywood and Vine in 2011. In tandem, he launched a consulting and operations business named No Roof Ventures that went on to open several more restaurants and bars. In 2015 he joined a restaurant group in Chicago as the CFO in order to implement his restaurant accounting and operations platform.
His experience with, and love for wine, led him to the Santa Ynez Valley in 2017 where he purchased a small vineyard and started production of his wine brand Watchtower. Scott joined Evolution, a bespoke Executive coaching firm in 2018 as the CFO and COO. He completed the Coach Training Program at Evolution in 2020 as a means to expand his knowledge of the industry and services and to deepen his impact as a leader. Scott is Australian by birth and has lived globally residing in Adelaide, Hong Kong, Chicago, Brussels, New York, London, Los Angeles and now Santa Ynez.