Top VG Casting Director Brigitte Burdine Killed In Wednesday Morning Hit-and-Run

The video game industry lost one of its own yesterday.


Brigitte Burdine, one of the most powerful and respected women in the vg industry, was senselessly killed by a Hit-and-Run driver early Wednesday morning in Playa del Rey.

Police say that at 1:45 a.m., Burdine was on way home from The Shack (a popular late night hangout in Playa del Rey) when she was was struck by a "dark-colored sedan with possible front end damage" while crossing the street at Culver Boulevard and Pershing Drive. Paramedics transported Burdine to a hospital, where she subsequently died soon after.

Involved in the industry for over a decade, Burdine, 48, acquired a MASSIVE list of 38 game titles to her IMDB casting resume (which included the upcoming Mortal Kombat reboot).

Titles Burdine casted for include:

- WoW: Wrath of The Lich King

- ModNation Racers

- Killzone I & II


- SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs: Fireteam Bravo 3

- Guitar Hero on Tour

- Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly

- Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe

Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator Martha Dominguez at (213) 473-0234 or call (877) LAPD-247 during non-business hours or on weekends.

In a male dominated industry, Brigitte Burdine was an inspiration to every female who wanted to make a living playing and/or making video games.

She will be missed.

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