BIO

M. Brennan is an award-winning documentary film editor. James Cameron described her work as "immaculate" on Showtime's Years of Living Dangerously, 2014 Emmy winner for Best Documentary Series. Recent work includes both seasons of EPIX documentary series America Divided, Ron Howard's Mars, Emmy-nominated MTV special White People, Webby-nominated Son of the Congo for ESPN, Showtime's Dark Net, and The Farm for Tribeca Enterprises. She has also cut documentary films for veteran documentary filmmaker Joe Berlinger and the legendary Albert Maysles. 

EMAIL

MBRENNANEDIT @ GMAIL.COM

DOCUMENTARY

 

MURDER IN MADISON // HBO [currently in post-production]

FYRE FRAUD // Directors: Jenner Furst, Julia Willoughby Nason / HULU

AMERICA DIVIDED, Seasons 1 & 2 // Exec Producers: Norman Lear, Shonda Rhimes, Lucian Read, Solly Granatstein / EPIX

THE FARM // Tribeca Enterprises

GONE: THE FORGOTTEN WOMEN OF OHIO // Director: Joe Berlinger / Spike

MARS // Exec Producers: Ron Howard, Brian Grazer / NAT GEO

DARK NET // Showtime

SON OF THE CONGO // Director: Adam Hootnick / ESPN-Grantland // [Webby Award Nomination 2015] [SXSW 2015]

YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY // Exec Producers:  James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger,  Jerry Weintraub / Showtime // [Emmy Award 2014, Outstanding Documentary or Non-Fiction Series]

WHITE PEOPLE // Director: Jose Antonio Vargas / MTV // [Emmy Nomination 2016, Outstanding Special Class Special]

STEPHEN WILTSHIRE // Director: Noah David Smith

WAIT TIL NEXT YEAR // Directors: Nanette Burstein, Craig D’Entrone / MTV

SELF-PORTRAIT WITH COWS GOING HOME: A PORTRAIT OF SYLVIA PLACHY // Director: Rebecca Dreyfus / Maysles Films // [Grand Jury Prize,  Seattle International Film Festival]

UP HEARTBREAK HILL (Co-Editor)

CLOSE UP: PHOTOGRAPHERS AT WORK // Director: Rebecca Dreyfus / Maysles Films

TRUE LIFE (Multiple Episodes) // MTV

LET’S FIX DINNER (Web Series) // Director: Chris Wilcha

 

SCRIPTED

 

A FILM BY VERA VAUGHN // Director: Sorrel Brae

THE TRIAL OF BARNABY FINCH // Directors: Sorrel Brae & Sam Stephens / Sundance

WHITE FOX MASK // Director: Ricky Shane Reid

ANATOMY OF A SOCIALLY-AWKWARD SITUATION // Director: Sorrel Brae

 

MUSIC VIDEO

 

FALL OUT BOY // "The Take Over, The Break's Over" "Thnks Fr Th Mmrs"

GYM CLASS HEROES // "Clothes Off" "Cupid's Chokehold"

REGINA SPEKTOR // "On The Radio"

ELVIS COSTELLO // "North"

RYAN ADAMS // "Halloweenhead" "These Girls" "Beautiful Sorta"

 

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