In previous lives, Brett Marty studied ceramic sculpture at UC Berkeley and drove an old Buick from San Francisco to the tip of South America. Marty now makes documentaries around the world on issues ranging from science to technology, to the environment and the human spirit. His work has appeared on The New York Times, The New Yorker, National Geographic and Netflix. Marty started as a commercial director and made the transition to long-form filmmaking with a handful of documentary projects and his narrative directorial debut: Youth. Every four years, Marty works as a photojournalist on the campaign trail during presidential elections. He is the director of Save the Hearts (Mountainfilm 2019).