Brett Ingram is the director of two documentary features, Monster Road and Rocaterrania, and twenty short films. His work as a writer and director has screened on Sundance Channel, PBS, National Geographic, and at hundreds of film festivals, museums, and cinemas around the world.

His first book, The Secret World of Renaldo Kuhler, was 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, his photography in the New York Times, Vancouver Observer, and other publications.

Formerly an electrical engineer on the Space Shuttle Main Engine Program, High School Physics teacher, and location sound mixer for film and television, Ingram has taught filmmaking and cinema studies at Wake Forest University and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.

He is the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship (2007), and North Carolina Arts Fellowships in Visual Art (1995) and Filmmaking (2002).