Brant Backlund, Producer/Director

Brant Backlund

Producer/Director (2012-2016)

Colorado-born Brant Backlund is a multiple award-winning director and producer of factual television and films. Whether releasing a Siberian Tiger in Russia or documenting one of the rarest birds on earth, Brant enjoys a filming challenge. With degrees in Biology and Natural History Filmmaking, he has a passion for presenting fascinating stories in new and interesting ways. His first film, Exhuming Adams, won several international awards including the prestigious Wildscreen Panda Award.

Since then, he has worked in Europe, the United States, Africa, Asia and New Zealand for companies including History Channel, National Geographic, The Science Channel, Animal Planet, IFAW, and NHNZ. His latest film, Huntwatch, is a feature length documentary narrated by Ryan Reynolds. It was selected to premiere at DOC NYC.