Brent Foster | Director


Brent seamlessly marries authentic performances with beautifully art-directed visual effects to create work that is radically human. 

Foster's renowned for his ability to blend moving performances with extraordinary visual storytelling to create work that is simultaneously humanistic and fantastical while extracting authentic performances from actors and everyday people. 

His most recent projects include CAMH’s ambitious brand spot ‘No One Left Behind,’ as well as work for clients as varied as SickKids Hospital, McDonald’s, Nike, Canada Life, KIA, and Huawei. His non-commercial projects include the Vimeo Staff Picked documentary ENOUGH, about women fighting back against violence in one of Nairobi’s most notorious slums which was presented on National Geographic. 

Brent's career has taken him as far afield as Los Angeles, where he was a photojournalist for the Los Angeles Times; and India, where he worked as a freelancer for media outlets including The New York Times and TIME magazine while finding his love for the moving image. 

His work has received widespread industry accolades and recognition, including young director awards and nominations at Shots and Cannes, as well as the Clios, ADCC, and Marketing Awards.