Brett A. Hart

Brett A. Hart

Director, Director of Photography, Editor, Producer and Screenwriter

Los Angeles, California

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December 2011
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About Brett

Brett A. Hart is an Emmy Award-Winning Writer / Director of Commercials, Television Series and Independent Feature Films. His debut thriller BONE DRY starring Lance Henriksen, Luke Goss, Dee Wallace & Tiny Lister garnered much critical praise; including 411 Mania's honorable mention as one of the top directors to watch for.

While juggling BONE DRY, Brett also managed a video team while he was Creative Director for Skyline Media, simultaneously Directing James Garner in a series of commercials. Brett also led the marketing campaign for KWTV, News 9. Catching the attention of Jeff Kreiner, Senior VP of Marketing for CBS News. At the same time, Jon Stewart's “The Daily Show”, showcased one of his weather commercials. Brett then received his first EMMY AWARD for the work with KWTV. Other awards: THE TEXAS FILMMAKERS' SHOWCASE exhibited at the DIRECTOR'S GUILD OF AMERICA for his short, "DEAD END".

Brett wrapped 37 Episodes of the critically praised "AIN'T IT COOL WITH HARRY KNOWLES" in 2012. The show was produced with THE NERDIST CHANNEL... In conjunction with JIM HENSON PRODUCTIONS and BROADWAY VIDEO.

Austin's PBS branch, launched a second season of his show "AIN'T IT COOL WITH HARRY KNOWLES" in February of 2015, sponsored by IMAX. The longer format has resulted in a richer, more in depth and entertaining show that is more accessible to a wider audience. Critics have responded with high praise.

Upon wrapping production on "Ain't It Cool" in Austin Texas, Brett relocated to Hollywood California with his new bride, Singer, Songwriter, musician Bonnie E. Hart. Shortly thereafter they teamed up with Legendary Actor Christopher Lloyd "BACK TO THE FUTURE" and Emmy Winning Writer Rob Kutner (CONAN O'BRIEN) on a spec project. Brett would later be honored when asked to be a contributing author to the first biography of British Director, JOHN GUILLERMIN: THE MAN, THE MYTH, THE MOVIES, the Director behind "TOWERING INFERNO", "KING KONG" & "DEATH ON THE NILE" released in 2020 to Critical Praise.

Hart & his wife teamed up in 2020 to Produce & Direct "COFFEE WITH EXES" which has gone on to win 28 Awards internationally including, Best Comedy, Best Actress, Best Ensemble Cast, Best Producer, Best Editor & Best Director

Currently he's developing several feature film & television projects about the inexplicable, twists of fate and the human condition.

Unique traits: Blue Eyes. Fertile imagination.


  • Coffee with Exes

    Coffee with Exes (2020)
    Short Director

  • Ain't It Cool with Harry Knowles

    Ain't It Cool with Harry Knowles (2012 - 2016)
    Television by Ain't It Cool Productions Showrunner / Producer / Director / Co-Writer / Editor Ain't It Cool with Harry Knowles, aka AICwHK, is an inventive and visual romp through of some of the favorite films and genres loved, admired and sometimes even scorned by the iconoclastic film, television and pop culture critic. Set in his magical basement full of rare and unique movie memorabilia, Knowles is joined by Pops, his miniature projectionist, and Boiler, his alter-ego.

  • Bone Dry

    Bone Dry (2007)
    Film by Brett A. Hart (Thriller) Writer / Director / Cinematographer / Editor / Producer Eddie finds himself being forced at a gunpoint, by an unseen assailant, on a dark and brutal journey through the harsh terrain of the Mojave desert. His nemesis is Jimmy, a man with an aberrant agenda; armed with a rifle, a scope, walkie-talkies and a truck, he has organized a series of ambushes and mantraps designed to push Eddie to the limits of his humanity and beyond.

  • Dead End

    Dead End (2002)
    Short Director

  • RACE

    Film by Hart and Soul Entertainmnet Director, Writer, Producer Two childhood friends find themselves separated by race and years of gang violence. Together, they are thrust into a climactic moment with an inexplicable and miraculous destiny to shift time and the racism that has plagued their lives.

  • AD MEN

    AD MEN

  • Make it Last All Night

    Make it Last All Night


  • Multitude of Addys (Bronze, Silver, Gold

  • Emmy


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