Brent Hodge (born July 9, 1985) is a Vancouver-based Canadian-New Zealander filmmaker and entrepreneur. He has been nominated for two Leo Awards for his documentary movies Winning America and What Happens Next?, and was nominated for a Shorty Award under the "director" category in 2014. Hodge also won a Canadian Screen Award in 2014 for directing The Beetle Roadtrip Sessions with Grant Lawrence. He's also filmed documentaries about Kathryn Calder and cockfighting.
He is the owner and CEO of Hodgee Films, which is based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
His latest documentary movie is called A Brony Tale. It delves into the world of the teenage and adult fans of the television show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic (called bronies) through the eyes of musician and voice actress Ashleigh Ball on her trip to the 2012 BronyCon.
He has also done corporate work for Time Magazine, CBC Music, Tourism Alberta, National Film Board of Canada (for the movie Hue: A Matter of Colour), as well as technology startups Uber, Hootsuite and Steve Russell's analytics startup Prism Skylabs.
In 2014 Hodge was named one of BC Business's Top 30 under 30 for his work as CEO of Hodgee Films.
Hodge grew up in the town of St. Albert, Alberta, but moved to Victoria, British Columbia at the age of 12. He was first exposed to filmmaking in his entrepreneur class at Mount Douglas Secondary School. After high school he attended University of Victoria for a year before completing a degree in commerce at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. Upon completing his degree he returned to Canada, attending School Creative in Vancouver. Hodge holds dual citizenship in both New Zealand and Canada.
- Official website
- Brent Hodge at the Internet Movie Database
- Interview with Urban Rush about Said The Whale Documentary on YouTube