Documentary and commercial director Brett Fallentine was born and raised in Northern California, where he began his film career working at Skywalker Ranch on Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. After working under George Lucas in the film’s editorial department, he attended USC, earning an MFA in Cinematic Arts while working as an assistant editor on James Cameron’s Avatar. Fallentine received multiple awards for his student films before transitioning into commercial and documentary filmmaking in 2008. He has directed commercials for clients such as Toyota, Samsung, Google, Pepsi, IBM, and Facebook, and his campaigns have garnered several Webby Awards and a Cannes Lion. Fire on the Hill (Mountainfilm 2019), a documentary following three urban cowboys in Los Angeles, highlights Brett’s expertise at capturing authentic personal stories in a cinematic format.