Brent Forrest

Brent Forrest

Technical Director at Marza Animation Planet
Filmmaker and Special Effects Technician

Tokyo, Japan

Member Since:
November 2020
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About Brent

I am a Technical & Creative Director with a passion for storytelling. I have expertise in concept development and execution as a film director, combined with a deep understanding of all aspects of animation and the ability to deliver high-quality productions even under tight deadlines. I am approachable and down-to-earth, with a love for collaborating with others and finding innovative ways to bring stories to life.

Unique traits: Foosball expert



  • The Heterodox

    The Heterodox Budget: $30M+ | Horror In a world ravaged by a mysterious space virus that has transformed the entire population gay, a lone heterosexual man embarks on a treacherous journey to locate the last straight woman, believed to be the key to humanity's survival.

  • Igor and Emily

    Igor and Emily Budget: $10M - $30M | Fantasy Comedy Faithful hunchback Igor tries to balance his work life with the challenge of raising his foster daughter in a world of monsters, madness and weird science.

  • Like and Follow

    Like and Follow Budget: $1M - $5M | Comedy Adventure When a 6-foot tall talking smartphone gets infected with a virus, he, his owner and a friend from school journey across the country to find the source and possibly the cure. Through their adventures in the real and digital world they learn you can't rely on smartphones to solve all your problems.

  • Sarah's Christmas

    Sarah's Christmas Budget: $1M - $5M | Comedy Animation In this follow-up to the acclaimed short films "The Peak" and "The Gift", viewers take control of Sarah in an interactive Christmas-themed adventure as she delves into a world of imagination with two new larger than life animal friends

  • The Last Laugh

    The Last Laugh Budget: $5M - $10M | Drama Comedy In a world ruled by North Korea, a group of animators at the last remaining cartoon studio on earth use humor and creative expression to survive and resist the oppressive regime.

  • Humphrey the Boxing Bay Bargain Bear

    Humphrey the Boxing Bay Bargain Bear Budget: $100K - $1M | Animation In a world consumed by exorbitant prices, Humphrey, a charming bear with a knack for bargains, teams up with his unlikely companion, the enigmatic Gronk, to save Boxing Day and restore hope to Bargain Valley.


  • Samurai Frog Golf

    Samurai Frog Golf (2021 - 2022)
    Film (short) by Marza Animation Planet (Adventure and Animation) Director A retired frog samurai wants to spend his remaining years in peace on the golf course. But when he becomes the protector of a baby turtle he must draw his club for one more round. An animated amphibious adventure for golfers of all ages.

  • Oni: Thunder God's Tale

    Oni: Thunder God's Tale (2022)
    Series by Marza Animation Planet, Tonko House Technical director In a world filled with the oddball gods and monsters of Japanese mythology, one of the creature's free-spirited daughters, Onari, is determined to follow in the footsteps of the mighty heroes of lore.


    CRACK (2021)
    Film (short) by Forrest/Schlage Director Crack is a 3d animated short film created by Brent Forrest and Tobias Schlage featuring the music of David Arcus

  • Xpice

    Xpice (2020)
    Film (Action) Special effects When robo-beasts and cyber-dudes collide it's up to the Xpice team to punch evil in its butt.

  • Sonic the Hedgehog

    Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)
    Film by Marza Animation Planet (Adventure and Comedy) Assistant Technical Director Sonic goes on a journey of self discovery to uncover the secret of the magic rings. Ben Schwartz and Jim Carrey face off in the only video game-based movie worth the price of admission since James Cameron's Pong

  • The Peak

    The Peak (2019)
    Film (Adventure and Horror) Editor, Story Artist, Special Effects, Character Rigger A young girl takes a trip into the heart of darkness in this accident-avoiding animated adventure. The pressure is on in this toilet based odyssey, streaming now on Youtube.

  • Like and Follow

    Like and Follow (2019)
    Film by Forrest-Schlage (Comedy and Horror) Director, Animator, Editor, Effects When a young boy starts spending too much time in the real world - his eight foot tall talking smart phone helps him focus on what's really important.

  • Idol × Warrior: Miracle Tunes!

    Idol × Warrior: Miracle Tunes! (2017)
    TV Series Special effects Magical girls transform and blast villains with musical magic. Believe it or not, from the director of Ichi the Killer

  • Cyborg 009: Call of Justice I

    Cyborg 009: Call of Justice I (2016)
    Film Special effects Cyborgs who have machine guns for fingers discuss international politics and then eventually beat the living hell out of each other.

  • Kong: King of the Apes

    Kong: King of the Apes (2016)
    TV Series Special effects

  • Rudolf the Black Cat

    Rudolf the Black Cat (2016)
    Film (Adventure, Comedy and Drama) Rigger Rudolph the Black Cat must travel across Japan alone, and learn Kanji. I can't tell which is more horrifying.

  • Dirty Pool

    Dirty Pool (2016)
    Film (Comedy) Director A timeless tale of good versus not-so-good. A one man project with the help of one other man.

  • Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures

    Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures (2015)
    TV Series (Comedy) Animator

  • Cluck Yegger in Escape from the Planet of the Poultroid

    Cluck Yegger in Escape from the Planet of the Poultroid (2015)
    Video Game Art department

  • Grojband

    Grojband (2013 - 2014)
    TV Series Visual effects

  • Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie

    Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie (2014)
    Film Visual effects

  • Jack the Giant Slayer

    Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
    Film Special effects

  • Total Drama All Stars

    Total Drama All Stars (2013)
    TV Series Visual effects The longest running flash show ever created.

  • Astérix and Obélix: God Save Britannia

    Astérix and Obélix: God Save Britannia (2012)
    Film Special effects

  • Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

    Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
    Film Special effects

  • Crash Canyon

    Crash Canyon (2011 - 2012)
    TV Series (Horror and Animation) Special effects The Canadian Family Guy, but without humor, heart or likable characters.

  • Stoked

    Stoked (2009)
    TV Series by Elliott Animation (Comedy) Visual effects It's "6teen" but on the beach, and with longer necks.

  • RollBots

    RollBots (2009)
    TV Series by Elliott Animation Modeller, Rigger, Title Credits Designer Sphere is not an option in this balls to the wall adventure following the exploits of the unfortunately named Spin as he battles both Robo-Globes and Cyber-Balls in this well-rounded family series.

  • Grossology

    Grossology (2006 - 2007)
    TV Series (Comedy) Effects Supervisor

  • Get Ed

    Get Ed (2005)
    TV Series (Adventure) Special effects, Animator, Board Artist Ed is an "Electro-Genetically Engineered Cyber-Slueth" Or some such nonsense. It's by the numbers adventure in this wholly Canadian made CG adventure.

  • JoJo's Circus

    JoJo's Circus (2003 - 2004)
    TV Series (Horror) Special effects Jojo the stop-motion clown helps children learn the importance of rig removal in this harmless Canadian series

  • Sincere Slugs

    Sincere Slugs (2003)
    Film (short) by Brent Forrest Director My second ever short film. If you like barbershop quartet music and garden snails (and who doesn't) Then this one's for you.

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