Bryan Gunnar Cole

Bryan is an award winning Director, Producer and Editor and recently wrapped an episode of Fatal Encounters (NBC/Discovery ID Channel).  His directing credits include the feature Day Zero (starring Elijah Wood, Chris Klein, Elisabeth Moss and Ginnifer Goodwin), the feature documentary Boomtown (which premiered on the PBS showcase POV), and television documentaries It’s Good To Be The President (History Channel), Search For the First Dog (National Geographic), Return to Penguin City (Animal Planet), Crows! and Street Dogs (National Geographic), and The Buffalo War, among others.  Bryan is also a union picture editor is currently editing the documentary features Cant Stop The Water, and Common Scents. He has also edited features Day Zero, Crimes of the Past (Eric Roberts, Elizabeth Rohm) Rock the Paint (Doug Smith) and cut the documentaries Arctic Son  (PBS/POV), Another Road Home (theatrical and television release), and television true crime series First 48 (AETV), The Prosecutors (AETV), Texas Ranch House (PBS), and Women Docs (Lifetime), among others.  His corporate clients as both director and editor include BBVA Compass bank, and past clients include Nabisco, and pre-crash Lehman Brothers, Merril Lynch, among others. Cole also creates media content for non-profits involved in conservation and the environment and is a board member of Creative Solutions Alliance, a non-profit that promotes technology education and social entrepreneurs.   He began his career in Seattle, Washington where he co-founded Annex Theatre to produce new stage works created by emerging artists.  Bryan holds a BA in Film Studies from Yale University and an MFA from NYU’s graduate film program where his thesis film Trim won the Wasserman award for outstanding achievement in film.