BRENT HUFF

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Brent Huff

BRENT HUFF

Height: 6' 1"

Filmography

  • 2019A Genie's Tail
  • 2019Purpose Found (Documentary)
  • 2017Welcome to the Beyond (Documentary)
  • 2016It's a Rockabilly World! (Documentary)
  • 2013Chasing Beauty (Documentary)
  • 2012Behind the Orange Curtain (Documentary)
  • 2011Last Will
  • 2010Hero (Short)
  • 2010Helpless (Short)
  • 2009Serbian Scars
  • 2008Cat City
  • 2007Welcome to Paradise
  • 2007Treasure Raiders
  • 2003Lap Dancing (Short)
  • 2002100 Mile Rule
  • 1997The Bad Pack
  • 1994We The People

Biography

This looks to be a very busy year for Brent Huff. He just wrapped principal photography on the family film, A Genie’s Tail. The film features Youtube superstar, Jake Paul, along with some of the finest young actors in Hollywood. The film is set to be released this fall.

As an actor, Brent currently has the recurring role of Officer Smitty on the hit television show, The Rookie. Additionally, Brent recurred as Major Keefe, on the Showtime series, Shameless. Brent has appeared in top television shows such as The West Wing, Mad Men, NCIS, Cold Case and JAG, to name a few.

Brent also just premiered his latest documentary film, Welcome to the Beyond, at the DOC-NYC International Film Festival.  The documentary is a shocking look at the life of Hoyt Richards. Hoyt achieved icon status in the modeling industry after graduating from Princeton University, only to be brainwashed by a controversial cult based in New York City.

Brent is currently in post-production on two short films and a feature. Purpose Found, is a documentary shot in Portland, Oregon. The film profiles an inspirational family with a daughter who suffers from Rett syndrome. Rett is a rare neurological disorder that affects one in ten thousand female births. Creating Giants chronicles Harvard Professor, Steve Jarding, who after being voted Professor-of-the Year, was abruptly fired without explanation. After interviewing Jarding’s students, as well of other Harvard professors, it seems there are no “clean” answers. The feature length documentary, The Jackie Stiles Story, is the uplifting story of a girl from a tiny Kansas town who overcame all odds to become the Women’s All-Time NCAA scoring champion in basketball. Jackie went on to be voted the WNBA Rookie-of-the Year before injuries suddenly ended her career.

Brent recently directed the reality show pilot 23 in San Francisco. Brent developed 23 with Lisa Ling, Steve McPherson and Sam Sokolow. 23 follows six millennials looking to be disruptors in the tech industry.

Brent’s much anticipated documentary, It’s a Rockabilly World was released in the fall of 2016 by Virgil Films. It’s a Rockabilly World became the #3 music documentary on iTunes shortly after it was released. The film explores the fascinating subculture of Rockabillies. Rockabilly is a global phenomenon that embraces some of the most colorful characters you’ll ever see as well as the finest music.

In 2014, Brent met incredible success with Chasing Beauty, the hard hitting documentary film that reveals the dark side of the modeling industry. After the film premiered on Logo TV, Chasing Beauty quickly became the #1 documentary and #1 independent film on iTunes. Chasing Beauty also enjoyed a successful run on Netflix. BuzzFeed and Harper’s Bazaar named Chasing Beauty one of the top ten fashion documentaries ever made.

In 2013, Brent’s award-winning documentary Behind the Orange Curtain was picked up for distribution by FilmBuff and enjoyed numerous successful screenings across the country. Behind the Orange Curtain illuminates the opioid epidemic that is killing so many in our society today. The “call-to action” film has been deemed; important, eye opening and frightening.

Brent has directed many notable feature films including: Last Will, Cat City, Welcome to Paradise, Serbian Scars, Treasure Raiders, The Bad Pack, 100 Mile Rule and We the People.

Adept at directing all genres, Brent has a connection with talent due to his years in front of the camera. He began his acting career at the age of 18, attended the University of Missouri as a theatre major and has starred in over 50 films. Brent believes storytelling and getting performances from actors is the heart of what a director does.

As an actor, Brent is frequently cast as a character with an authoritative menace, but is also known for his flair for comedy.