Brian is an American film director living in Berlin, Germany. Born in Boulder, Colorado in 1993, he graduated from a fine arts high school and then moved to New York, where he worked as a video artist in the independent art scene. In 2017, he moved to Berlin, Germany, where he graduated from his film directing studies at MetFilm School Berlin in 2019, under the instruction of Henner Winckler.
Since then, Brian has been working as a freelance director and cinematographer in Berlin's independent film scene. Brian’s personal work explores themes such as social pressure and shaming culture, with a particular interest in stories with young people and among the LGBT+ community.
Brian worked as video artist for a production of the Deutsche Oper (German Opera) in 2021, and his documentary work was exhibited at the Gay Museum Berlin in 2020. As a cinematographer, he won the Best Cinematography award for "The New Galileos" at the Sicily International Film Festival in 2018. Brian was a guest lecturer in 2017 at the Institute of the Arts in Philadelphia and Parsons School of Design in New York City.
Read more about Brian’s work in a 2021 interview with MetFilm School Berlin.