Meet Brett Culp


Award-winning filmmaker Brett Culp creates touching and emotionally-gripping documentary stories.  From tales of everyday superheroes to the stories of children in the villages of Haiti to the daring exploits of military legends, he uncovers powerful human experiences through inspiring, engaging filmmaking.

Brett has been the personal cinematographer for movie stars, music icons, best-selling authors, hall of fame athletes, and royalty.  He has been featured in USA Today, WIRED, The LA Times, Entertainment Tonight, The Hollywood Reporter, Fast Company, and WEtv.  The newest edition of the college textbook “Documentary Storytelling” devotes an entire chapter to Brett’s unique, organic production style, which focuses on authentic storytelling.

He is the co-founder of The Rising Heroes Project, a not-for-profit organization that creates uplifting movies for charitable and educational purposes.

Brett’s latest feature-length film “Legends of the Knight” is an exploration of the potential all of us have to become heroes.  The movie has screened theatrically in 90 cities around the world with proceeds from each screening benefiting local charities.  The film is now available on Netflix, iTunes, and Amazon.

His next film “Look to the Sky” will continue his filmmaking journey to inspire the ‘Superhero Spirit’ and support local charities.

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Legends of the Knight weaves together the uplifting true stories of individuals who have overcome devastating obstacles, unselfishly given to the community, and embraced their inner superhero because of their love of Batman.

Through the deeply personal tales of Batman fans, writers, and filmmakers, this feature-length documentary explores the power of heroic stories and encourages viewers to find the own unique path to heroism.

Funded by over 1,100 people from around the world, Legends of the Knight is a return to our childhood dreams of being a hero.
Put on your cape, and be inspired!

 What others are saying about Brett:

“As a filmmaker, Brett Culp has a lightning rod.  He has the vein of the emotion of the job.”

– legendary filmmaker Kevin Smith


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