Formerly an electrical engineer on the Space Shuttle Main Engine program, physics teacher, and location sound mixer, Brett Ingram is the director of two documentary features, Monster Road and Rocaterrania, and a dozen short films.
His work as a writer and director has screened on Sundance Channel, PBS, Animal Planet, National Geographic Channel, and at hundreds of film festivals, museums, and cinemas around the world.
Ingram’s articles on animation, visual art, and media education have appeared in international journals, and his photography has appeared in The New York Times and other publications. His first book, Renaldo Kuhler’s Rocaterrania, is forthcoming October 2017 from Blast Books in New York.
The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship (2007) and North Carolina Arts Council Fellowships in Visual Art (1996) and Filmmaking (2002), Ingram has taught filmmaking and cinema studies at Wake Forest University and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.
He currently teaches at the University of North Carolina Greensboro and serves as director of the Renaldo Kuhler Archive.