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, was released in October 2017 (Blast Books, New York) to considerable critical acclaim. His articles on animation, visual art, and media education have appeared in international journals, his photography in The New York Times, Vancouver 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, Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, and University of North Carolina Greensboro.
Formerly an electrical engineer on the Space Shuttle Main Engine Program, Ingram is the founder of Bright Eye Pictures film distribution, director of the Renaldo Kuhler Archive, and head of Springwood Laboratories, a multidisciplinary creative enterprise.