Brent is a filmmaker from Los Angeles that currently finds himself surrounded by Texans. He likes both places. Brent has directed over 200 productions in over 20 countries. His credits include the Showtime feature film Dear Francis, Lovin’ Lakin for Hulu (starring Kristen Bell, Seth McFarlin, Kristen Chennoweth, and Christine Lakin), and the Deidox documentary series. Gudgel is a co-founder of the production company Chronicle Project where he has partnered with causes to fight AIDS, poverty, deforestation, sex trafficking, homelessness, and persecution in closed countries. He enjoys following people around with cameras – which he acknowledges is kinda weird – and then scouring the footage to find the compelling story. The last 14 years of his career have primarily been focused on documentary storytelling. This year, look for Brent to begin branching out into the narrative film world.
Things kinda worth knowing:
- Has been held at gunpoint in Vietnam, while on assignment.
- Was a beach bum before he discovered film.
- He’s ok with you calling him “Gudge”.
- He lives in Austin for the BBQ and breakfast tacos.