Brett Ingram is the director of two documentary feature films, Monster Road and Rocaterrania, and twenty shorts. His award-winning work as a writer and director has screened on Sundance Channel, PBS, National Geographic, Animal Planet, and at hundreds of film festivals, museums, and cinemas around the world.
He is the author of The Secret World of Renaldo Kuhler, a critically acclaimed illustrated volume named one of the 15 most beautiful art books of 2017 by ARTNET. His articles on film, animation, and visual art have appeared in international journals.
Formerly an electrical engineer on the Space Shuttle Main Engine Program, high school physics teacher, small town photojournalist, and location sound mixer for film and television, Ingram has taught filmmaking and cinema studies at Wake Forest University, Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, and University of North Carolina Greensboro.
He is the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship (2007), and North Carolina Arts Fellowships in Visual Art (1995) and Film (2002).
Ingram lives in Greensboro, North Carolina where he is the founder of Bright Eye Pictures, director of the Renaldo Kuhler Archive, and head of Springwood Laboratories, a multidisciplinary creative enterprise specializing in writing, filmmaking, and visual art.