Creative Director / Senior Producer
Brent is a creative director and senior producer at Cortina Productions. He brings to the leadership team a strong historical research background, specializing in the depiction of historical events on film. He works closely with other production staff, art departments, historic sites, and remote locations to plan original shoots and conduct detailed research for re-creations of material culture, costuming, and sets. Once on set, Brent utilizes skill and professionalism to direct and manage the production and schedule. In post-production, he works with editors, compositors, and CGI artists to build the aspects of a historical world that go beyond what can be created on camera. Using this unique skill set, Brent excels at historical storytelling with a level of nuance that curators expect. His experience in historical research and practical implementation encompasses many time periods, subjects, and formats. Brent graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts in History.