Biography

Brett Ingram is the director of two critically acclaimed documentary feature films, Monster Road and Rocaterrania, and twenty award-winning documentary and animated shorts. His work as a writer and director has screened on PBS, SundanceTV, National Geographic, Animal Planet, and at hundreds of film festivals, museums, and cinemas around the world.

Ingram's first book, The Secret World of Renaldo Kuhler, will be released October 24, 2017 (Blast Books, New York). His articles on animation, visual art, and media education have appeared in international journals, his photography in The New York TimesVancouver Observer, North Carolina Naturalist, and other publications.

The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship (2007) and North Carolina Arts Council Fellowships in Visual Art (1995) and Film (2002), Ingram has taught filmmaking and cinema studies at Wake Forest University, the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, and the University of North Carolina Greensboro.

Formerly an electrical engineer on the Space Shuttle Main Engine Program, Ingram is the proprietor of Bright Eye Pictures film distribution, director of the Renaldo Kuhler Archive, and head of Springwood Laboratories, a multidisciplinary creative enterprise.