Since 1990 I have created content for Television, Corporations and Non-Profits. But that’s not all…


Educated at Brooks Institute of Photography with an emphasis in film, Brent Sumner is a Santa Barbara documentary filmmaker who has worked on numerous productions through his company Studio 8 for nearly twenty years in locations ranging from California to Australia to Russia. 

His work as a cinematographer, editor and director has ranged from reality network television to PBS programs to a variety of documentaries based on local interests, and Sumner received a Gold Metal at the International Film Awards for both cinematography and editing of a documentary featuring Robert Duvall.  


- Rob Lowe, Dream Foundation Shoot