California native, son and nephew of Disney animators who loves film and video. Edited an Emmy-nominated documentary, shot video from sailplanes and helicopters, brought James Stewart a glass of water, had Swarzenegger blow cigar smoke in my face and used sign language with Annie Lennox.
Been lucky to have worked on the restorations of Lon Chaney's The Phantom of the Opera, Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times, Buster Keaton's The General as well as early documentary Moana of the South Seas, which played theatrically this year as well as a slew of festivals.
Co-creator/editor of Secret Paris with Juliette Sobanet, a Youtube webseries about lesser-known sights in the City of Light.
Name: Bret Hampton
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Videographer, Editor and Sound Editor
Unique traits: Film Restoration Specialist. Shot on the Red Carpet at The Oscars, edited interviews with Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg and others.
Video by 20th Century Fox/Image Entertainment Special Features editor-home video Added restored footage not seen in theatrical or television version. Edited behind the scenes footage, interviews with James Cameron, production art work, photographs, storyboards, screenplay excerpts, advertising, etc
American Film Insitute