Brett Kerr has over 15 years experience in producing, directing, and writing for motion pictures, television, music videos and commercials.
From an early age, Brett’s family moved throughout the US living in over 10 different states. He learned how to adapt to any environment and appreciate the ‘melting pot’ of cultures making up America today. These experiences have assisted Brett in his endeavors of producing, directing, and writing for film, television, and advertisement.
Brett has a strong background in film production and worked his way up through the ranks of Indie filmmaking to much higher film budgets. Through this, he gained a unique understanding of the filmmaking process. He is well-versed in all aspects of making a film and is competent in guiding a film from inception to its completion. Some of his most recent work includes line producing Sony’s comic book film, Cross, starring Vinnie Jones, Michael Clarke Duncan and Tom Sizemore, as well as the thriller, Rites of Passage with Stephen Dorff, Christian Slater and Wes Bentley. He produced National Lampoon’s Cattle Call, Oxygen Channel’s Nadine in Date Land and the cult movie, Benny Bliss and the Disciples of Greatness, which was accepted by the Sundance Music Division.
Other producing credits include the Indie-films: The Caper, The Party, The Cross, the Russian action thriller Montana, and various Russian television shows and commercials. Also, Brett has produced many music videos seen on VH1 & MTV: Train – “If It’s Love,” Megadeth – “Headcrusher” and Airbourne – “Blonde, Bad and Beautiful” & “Bottom Of The Well.” Additionally, he worked at New Wave Entertainment for three years as an in-house studio production manager.
Brett has written a number of screenplays and television shows, ranging from inspirational comedies to psychological thrillers, as well as directed short films that were accepted to the Cannes Film Festival. He has worked as a freelance copy writer for Disney/Buena Vista Television on My Wife and Kids and The Tony Danza Show, which aired on ABC Network. He is a UCLA graduate with a degree in East Asian Studies and Japanese language.