Brent Morris has been a producer or production manager on over forty film and television projects. Line producer credits include Monster, featuring Charlize Theron’s Oscar-winning performance, Rob Zombie's horror film The Devil's Rejects, Sundance award-winner Smoke Signals, Friendship!, Beer for My Horses, Unknown, How to Rob a Bank, The Dog Problem, The Only Thrill and LA Without A Map.
He most recently served as the unit production manager for the Disney Channel Original Movie Lemonade Mouth and A Year In Mooring, an independent drama directed by Chris Eyre starring Josh Lucas. Other UPM feature credits include Deadly Impact, Shiloh Season, Kung Pow! Enter the Fist, The Grand and Diary of a Serial Killer.
Brent produced American Gun which featured James Coburn’s final film performance and Tony Cookson’s romantic comedy Love Happens. Short form projects produced include B-Movie and Fire for the New Mexico anti-DWI campaign, the docu-drama Myth UFO: Roswell Incident for Loopfilm and Beauty Bend, a short documentary on neon art.
After receiving a B.A. in theater arts at UCLA, Brent founded the ensemble group Rough Theater where he wrote, produced, directed and performed in a number of new plays. Simultaneously, he entered the film industry as a story analyst and associate producer, then began a freelance production career in 1993.
In 2007, after moving from Los Angeles to New Mexico, he formed Indieproduction, LLC to foster new projects with a focus on documentary. The first of these projects Flamenco School, is an inside look at Albuquerque’s National Institute of Flamenco. For 2011 he is producing and directing a documentary on the current state of the New Mexico film industry and the incentives that fueled a boom in production, as well as prepping numerous other projects.
Brent is a member of the Directors Guild of America. When not working on films, he consults with filmmakers on budgets, schedules and locations, and has taught workshops in production since 2002 at the Maine Media Workshops and elsewhere. He lives with his wife and two sons in Albuquerque.