Brian Volk-Weiss is the founder of Comedy Dynamics, a Nacelle company. It is the largest independent comedy production and distribution company, producing the reboot of Mad About You featuring Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt, Netflix’s Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History, Netflix’s The Toys That Made Us, Jim Gaffigan: Noble Ape, The CW’s Discontinued, Animal Planet’s Animal Nation with Anthony Anderson, the scripted comedy on Hulu There’s… Johnny!, History’s Join Or Die with Craig Ferguson, MTV2’s Wild ’N On Tour, and Hulu’s Coming To The Stage. Comedy Dynamics also distributes original films in theaters and will release the acclaimed independent film Slut in a Good Way in Spring of 2019.
We spoke with Volk-Weiss at San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) about The Toys That Made Us and the soon to be launched The Movies That Made Us. Volk-Weiss shared his favorite toys and movies growing up, what his wife thinks about his collection and just generally having fun with he’s doing with his life.