Biography Brett Wagner is a filmmaker based in Honolulu and Los Angeles. His short film CHIEF was named "one of the ten must-see shorts of the 2008 SundanceFilm Festival" by IndieWIRE and won the Los Angeles International Shortsfest. His first feature film, FIVE YEARS, won "Best Feature" atthe Victoria Independent Film Festival and "Best Screenplay" at the Avignon Film Festival. <br><Br>
In the commercial arena, Brett has directed spots for a wide variety of clients, including Road Runner, McDonalds, Starwood Resorts, Hawaiian Airlines, KFC, Hyatt and others. SHOOT Magazine named him one of their "Up and Coming Directors" for 2009.
Brett grew up in Cleveland and holds an MFA from NYU's graduate school of film and television.