Brett Kuxhausen

Brett is an independent filmmaker and photographer who documents global wildlife, science, and conservation stories that inform and inspire. A recovering biologist from the heartland of southwest Iowa, Brett received his M.F.A. in Science and Natural History Filmmaking from Montana State University in 2016. In the three years since, he has been embedded as cinematographer, field producer, and photographer in Mozambique’s flagship conservation area, Gorongosa National Park. Using his distinct visual language and remote backcountry knowledge, he shot and produced feature-length films, television specials, and short-form videos for institutions such as National Geographic, PBS, The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Mozambique national television. His photography has been featured in outlets such as The New York Times, The Guardian, The Associated Press, and Nature scientific journal.