Joseph Brunette is an award-winning Director of Photography who has worked for major US broadcasters including National Geographic, PBS: NOVA and Nature, Discovery, Animal Planet, and numerous marquee specials for History.
The Los Angeles Reel Film Festival awarded him, Best Cinematography for his work on the feature length documentary, "The Rivals." In 2017, his feature lenth documentary, “The Last Pig” won Best Documentary at the Japan Wildlife Film Festival, The Innsbruck Nature Film Fest in Austria, and the Emerge Film Festival in Maine.
Brunette has filmed all over the world in dozens of countries including Antarctica and well above the Arctic Circle. Most recently he filmed in Rwanda and Ghana for UNICEF to create educational films about birth for health workers and midwives in rural parts of developing countries. Brunette is passionate about bringing to light stories of ordinary people facing difficult circumstances and making a difference in unusual ways.
Joseph holds dual US/Italian citizenship and currently resides in Portland, Maine.
P A S T – P R O J E C T S
Independent feature documentaries
Documentaries for many of the major networks.