Brent Bonacorso’s work is full of discoveries, his films transporting audiences into new conceptual experiences and beautiful, stylish worlds. He’s drawn to character-driven stories with a unique twist, stories that resonate and provoke interesting debate. There’s always something distinctive in his films, be it genre pieces, thrillers, cinematic commercials, or stylish music videos.
His recent feature thriller ‘You Get Me’, starring Bella Thorne, became one of the most-watched Netflix Original films of all time, finding a truly worldwide audience. His short films ’The Narrow World’, produced by Papaya Films, and ‘West of the Moon’ have won much acclaim and many awards on the festival circuit, the latter of which was described by Clint Eastwood as ’the perfect short film.’
As a self-made director, he’s skilled in all aspects of filmmaking, from directing to writing to visual effects, creating grand conceptual ideas and cleverly bringing them to life.
Brent has created scores of award-winning commercial campaigns for many global brands including Audi, Ford, Citroen and Mercedes, along with celebrated music videos for the likes of Katy Perry, Grimes, and Elton John.
In addition to his directing work, Brent has been commissioned to write screenplays and story treatments for Netflix, Lakeshore, Lionsgate, Gold Circle, Miramax and Vertigo Films.
Brent currently splits his time between Los Angeles and Madrid.