Brad Rushing

Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Brad cultivated a love and aptitude for art and science from a very early age.  Majoring in fine art at Houston's prestigious High School For The Performing And Visual Arts and into college he eventually added filmmaking for a double major and upon completing his education, shifted his focus to filmmaking full time. 

Roger Corman's Concorde/New Horizons film studio afforded Brad some of his first feature film opportunities as Director of Photography where he learned valuable skills for innovation and economy and made fast friendships with with many people who have gone on to become influential filmmakers.

Soon Brad found himself in the world of high end music videos photographing award-winning, iconic clips for artists like Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Lionel Richie, Nelly and Eminem.  Brad's ground-breaking work on Moby's "We Are All Made Of Stars" won an MTV Video Music Award "Moonman" for Best Cinematography in a Video, and many of the other music videos he shot have won awards such as VMAs, MVPAs and Grammys for Best Video.  Brad also won a Canadian Society of Cinematographers Award for Best Cinematography in a Video for the Alsou video "Always On My Mind."

Recently Brad has focused his attention on commercial cinematography.  His work includes a NASCAR Superbowl spot, notable high-profile national and international campaigns, branded-content and promo work.

Brad was the cinematographer for the Jay Roach-directed "Dustin Hoffman - Master Class" acting workshop, his second collaboration with director Roach.

Brad continues to photograph indie feature films including "Cook County" which won Best Feature at the Hollywood Film Festival and the Audience Award at SXSW.  Brad was cinematographer on the Warner Brothers/Wonderland/Bandito Brothers web series "Aim High 2" starring "Twilight"'s Jackson Rathbone, Aimee Teegarden and Beverly DeAngelo, which was directed by Academy Award-winning short director Ari Sandel.

Brad's body of work features a tremendous amount of experience with visual effects and he is a full member of the Visual Effects Society.

Brad Rushing is known among his peers for being well prepared, organized, fast and always friendly and cheerful.

His commercial brands include: ABC, Aguila, Belkin, Blue Diamond Almonds, British Telecom, Comcast, Coors, Cricket, Disney, Fandango, Fox Sports, Fruco, Fuel TV, Geico, Glad, GSN, Hallmark, Heineken, Hotwire.com, Macys, McDonalds, Miller, Monster.com, National Geographic, NFL, NASA, Nascar, Pepsi, PlayStation, Pop Tarts, Sketchers, ROKA Sports, SC Johnson, Schweppes, Sebastian, TBS, TLC, TV Guide, Velocity, Veria Network, Vodafone, WeTV

Brad is a:

  • U.S. and Canadian dual citizen
  • Full Member of the Canadian Society of Cinematographers
  • Member of the Visual Effects Society
  • Lifetime Member of the Digital Cinema Society

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Awards/History

  • THE SUMMERLAD "City Of Noise": Best Cinematography nomination - 2009 CSC Awards
  • ALSOU "Always On My Mind": Best Cinematography in a Music Video - 2005 CSC Awards
  • CHANTAL KREVIAZUK "Time": Best Cinematography nomination - 2003 Much Music Awards
  • CHANTAL KREVIAZUK "Time": MMVA Nomination, Much More Music Award
  • MOBY "We Are All Made Of Stars": Best Cinematography - 2002 MTV Video Music Awards
  • EMINEM "Without Me": Video Of The Year - 2002 MTV Video Music Awards
  • MOBY "We Are All Made of Stars":  Best Cinematography nomination - 2002 MVPA Awards
  • ALSOU “Always On My Mind” CSC Award, Best Cinematography in a Music Video
  • THE SUMMERLAND “City of Noise” CSC Nomination, Best Cinematography in a Music Video

Filmography

Commercial CreditsGSNTV: Skin Wars promo; CW: "Ask Alba" PSA; Fandango: Dating Rules; TLC: Pledge; Blue Diamond Almonds: Add A Little; Hallmark Channel: Cedar Cove; Aguila:100 Years; Geico: Treasure Chest; Roka: Teaser; Belkin: Family Master; Blue Diamond Almonds: Perfectly Paired; TLC: Glade; Veria: Toss Up; Veria: Healing; Veria; Yoga; We TV: Shannen Says promos; CBS: New Adventures Of Old Christine promos; Fuel TV: Excite Bike TV Guide: Curb Your Enthusiasm promo; Schweppes: Nota; Schweppes: Gangster; Glad: Wild Life; Veria: Tea; Monster.com: Greg; Sebastian: My Party; Hotwire.com: Perfect Getaway; TBS: Boost Mobile; Monster.com: Alexis; Fruco: Casera (Home Style); TBS: Earth To America; Monster.com: Busted; Ray Ban: 24 Hour Flu; Skechers: D'Lites - All Styles; X-Time: Dardo; Activision: Doctor's Office; FX: Black / White promo; St. Martin's Press: Acheron;  Fox: Judge Alex promo; Sebastian: Aurical Angel; TBS Comedy Fest: Susie Essman; TBS Comedy Fest: Triumph; ; TBS Comedy Fest: George Lopez; ; TBS Comedy Fest: Dane Cook; Bravo: Rachel Zoe Project promo; Hallmark Channel: The Note promo; TV Guide: Watercooler promo; Pepsi Light: Pinocchio; FPL: Residential; FPL: Lamp; McDonald's: Dreams; Macy's Christmas; NASCAR: Cyborg; TBS: Pauly Shore "Minding The Store" promo; ABC: Aisha Tyler; Macy's: Back To School; Sony: Playstation 2 "GT4"; NASCAR: Knights; NASCAR; Sea Raiders (Superbowl spot); NFL: Playbook; TBS: New Gilligan's Island promo; NASCAR: Rear Ended; British Telecom: Network; Coors: Jesse James; TV Guide: Joan & Melissa Rivers "Butt Work", Discovery: Ambush Makeover promo; HBO: Roy Jones, Jr.; Vodafone: SFR Milla Jovovich 1; Vodafone: SFR Milla Jovovich 2; The Vintage Exchange: Old Man; The Vintage Exchange: Old Lady; Miller Genuine Draft: East L.A.; Coors: Two Girls; NASCAR: Tailspin; NASCAR: Blown Engine; Pop Tarts: Hydraulic Tart
 
Narrative Credits: 2016 [In]visible (Short) |  2016 Beautiful Dead Things (Short) |  2014 Pony (Short) |  2014 The Hands of Time (Short)   |  2013 Aim High (TV Series) (10 episodes)  |  2012 Divorce Invitation  |  2011 How Nikola Tesla Popped My Cherry (Short)  |  2010 NASA: Exploration Space - Explorers Wanted (Short)  |  2009 Cook County  |  2008 Heineken Experience: Born in Amsterdam (Short)  |  2008 Heineken Experience: Brew You (Short)  |  2007 Love and Mary (director of photography)  |  2005 Earth to America (TV Movie)  |  2001 Flying Virus |  2001 Tomorrow by Midnight |  2001 Stitches (Video)  |  1998 Men in White (TV Movie) (director of photography)  |  1998 Shrieker  |  1995 Justine: A Private Affair
 
Music Video Credits:  Cash Cash feat. Sofia Reyes 'How To Love' (2016) Director: Roboshobo | Plain White T's 'Pause' (2015) Director: Mike Venezia |  Placebo 'Begin the End' (2014) Director: Piper Ferguson |  Ryan W 'Hardcore' (2014) Director: Tara Alexis  |  Chris Wallace 'Keep Me Crazy' (2013) Director: Justin Baldoni  |  Delerium feat. Stef Lang 'Chrysalis Heart' (2013) Director: Jose Ho-Guanipa |  The Mowgli's 'San Francisco' (2013) Director: Justin Baldoni  |  Sarah Brightman 'One Day Like This' (2013) Director: Rob Boocheck  |  Romeo Santos 'Tu Rival' (2012) Director: Rob Garcia  |  Jodie Connor 'Take You There' (2012) Director: Rock Jacobs  |  Supafly (3) 'Happiness' (2012) Director: Rock Jacobs  |  Kevin McCall 'Guess Who' (2011) Director: Edward Tran  |  Sefyu 'Turbo' (2011) Director: Nathalie Canguilhem |  Lifehouse 'Whatever It Takes' (2011) Director: Frank Borin  |  Kevin McCall 'F#ck You, Pay Me' (2011) Director: Edward Tran |  Nipsey Hussle 'Feelin' Myself' (2010) Director: Marc Klasfeld   |  Lolene 'Rich' (2010) Director: Justin Harder  |  3OH!3 'Starstrukk' (2009) Director: Steve Jocz  |  La Quinta Estacion 'Recuerdame' (2009) Director: Simon Brand  |  The Classic Crime 'Abracadaver' (2009) Director: Dan Dobi |  Kate Voegele 'Only Fooling Myself' (2009) Director: Phil Griffin | Warren G feat. Ice Cube, B Real & Snoop Dogg 'Get You Down'  (2009) Director: Kevin Hunteri | The Summerlad 'City Of Noise' (2008) Director: Mitch Barany  |  Brutha 'I Can't Hear The Music' (2008) Director: Jessy Terrero   |  Spoiled (2005) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  Katrina Elam 'No End In Sight' (2005) Director: Peter Zavadil   |  Rob Thomas 'Lonely No More' (2005) Director: Joseph Kahn   |  Britney Spears 'Toxic' (2004) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  Ashlee Simpson 'La La' (2004) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  JC Chasez 'All Day Long I Dream About Sex' (2004) Director: Todd Kellstein  |  Alsou 'Always On My Mind' (2004) Director: Joseph Kahn   |  Simply Red 'Home' (2004) Director: Hayley Cloake  |  Blink-182 'Always' (2004) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  Mariah Carey 'Boy (I Need You)' (2003) Director: Joseph Kahn |  Bowling For Soup 'Punk Rock 101' (2003)   |  DMX 'X Gon' Give It To Ya' (2003) Director: Joseph Kahn  |   Nelly feat. Justin Timberlake 'Work It' (2003) Director: Joseph Kahn | Busta Rhymes 'Light Your Ass On Fire' (2003) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  Lionel Richie 'To Love A Woman' (2003) Director: Simon Brand  |  Dido 'White Flag' (2003) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  TLC 'Damaged' Damaged (2003) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  Daniel Bedingfield 'If You're Not The One' (2003) Director: Hayley Cloake  |  Holly Valance 'State Of Mind' (2003) Director: Jake Nava   |  Angel 'Destiny Complete' (2003) Director: Hayley Cloake  |  Ricky Martin 'Juramento' (2003) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  Enrique Iglesias 'Para Qué La Vida (2003) Director: Simon Brand  |  Moby 'We Are All Made of Stars' (2002) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  Nelly 'Pimp Juice' (2002) Director: Benny Boom   |  Sum 41 'Motivation' (2002) Director: Super America  |  Eminem 'Without Me' (2002) Director: Joseph Kahn  |  George Michael 'Freeek' (2002) Director: Joseph Kahn   |  Chantal Kreviazuk 'Time' (2002) Director: Todd Kellstein   |  Garbage 'Cherry Lips' (2001) Director: Joseph Kahn

Film Festival History

"[In]visible" (Short Film) Director: Rosser Goodman, Cast: Nina Bergman, Bryan Dilbeck, Winner, Best Filmmaker Award at the 48 Hour Disability Film Festival

Official Selection: HollyShorts Film Festival

"Pony" (Short Film) Director: Candice Carella, Cast: Xander Berkeley, Miko Nakano, Suzy Nakamura, Winner, Audience Award at the Sarasota Film Festival, Winner, Award of Excellence for Best Short Film at the Best Shorts Competition, Winner, Award of Excellence for Best Actress- at the IndieFEST Film Awards, Winner, Award of Merit for Best Short at the IndieFEST Film Awards, Winner, Award of Merit for Best Screenplay at the IndieFEST Film Awards, Winner, Award of Merit for Best Original Song, Winner, Silver Award for Best Narrative Short at the International Independent Film Awards, Winner, Jury Prize for Best Short Film at the California International Shorts Festival, Winner, Best Director at the Global Independent Film AwardsWinner, Best Featurette at the Global Independent Film Awards, Winner, Best Drama at the Global Independent Film Awards, Winner, Best Action Sequence at the Global Independent Film Awards, Winner, The Emerging Filmmaker Award at the Global Independent Film Awards, Winner, Best Ensemble Cast at the Global Independent Film Awards, Winner, Best Actor under 18 at the Global Independent Film Awards, Winner, Best Original Song at the Global Independent Film Awards, Winner, Jury Prize Best Narrative American Short Film at the Rome International Film Fest, USA, Winner, Jury Prize for Best Short Film at the 31st Boston Film Festival, Winner, Jury Prize for Best Short Film at the Hollywood Film Festival, Winner, Jury Prize for Emerging Filmmaker Award at the Hollywood Film Festival, Winner, Outstanding Performance by a male lead actor from the Cape Cod International Film FestivalWinner, Artistic Director’s Choice at the Lady Filmmaker’s Film Festival, Winner, Best Short Award from the Lady Filmmakers Film Festival, Winner, Best Short Film at the 18th FirstGlance Film Festival - Philadelphia, Winner, Best Story at the 18th FirstGlance Film Festival - Philadelphia, Winner, Gold Lion Award for Best Screenplay from the London Film AwardsWinner, Best Short Film at the Beloit International Film Festival, Winner, Award of Excellence for Best Short Film at the Canada International Film Festival, Winner, Platinum REMI Award for Best Narrative Short at the WorldFest Houston International Film Festival, Winner, El Rey Award for Excellence in Narrative Short Filmmaking at the Barcelona International Film FestivalWinner, Audience Award at the Middlebury New Filmmakers Film FestivalWinner, Best Narrative Short Award, South Dakota Film Festival

Nominated, Best Director at the Milan International Film Festival of World, Nominated, Best Short Film at the Milan International Film Festival of World Cinema, Nominated, Best Short Film at the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival, Nominated, Best Short Film Award at the Long Beach Indie International Film Festival, Nominated, Best Short Film at the Cape Cod International Film Festival

Official Selection: Sarasota Film Festival, Best Shorts Competition, International Independent Film Awards, IndieFest Film Awards, Global Independent Film Awards, California International Shorts Festival, Through Womens Eyes Film Festival, Rome International Film Festival, New York City Independent Film Festival, Napa Valley Film Festival, Cape Cod International Film Festival, Access Code Film Fest --- Srinagar, India, Boston Independent Film Festival, RomaCinemadoc Film Festival  --- Rome, Italy, International Film Festival of world Cinema --- Milan, Italy, Bali International Film Festival --- Bali, Indonesia, Long Beach Indie Independent Film Festival, 18th Annual First Glance Film Festival- Philadelphia, Salt Lake International Film Festival, 19th annual Hollywood Film Festival, Lady Filmmakers Film Festival --- Beverly Hills, CA, Bahamas International Film Festival- Nassau, Bahamas, Beloit International Film Festival--Beloit, WI 2016, Malibu International Film Festival London Film Awards --- London, United Kingdom, Magwill Film Festival, Pasadena International Film Festival, Taos Shortz Fest, Julien Dubuque International Film Festival, WorldFest Houston International Film Festival, Greenwich International Film Festival 

"Cook County" (Feature Film) Director: David Pomes, Cast: Anson Mount, Xander Berkeley, Ryan Donawho, Polly Cole
Winner, Best Feature, Hollywood Film Festival; Winner, Audience Award SXSW; Festival Winner, Best Feature, AFI Dallas; Winner, Audience Award, Nashville Film Festival; Winner, Best Feature, Sidewalk Film Festival

"Love And Mary" (Feature Film) Director: Elizabeth Harrison, Cast: Lauren German, Gabriel Mann
Official Selection, Hollywood Film Festival; Official Selection, SXSW

Representation

APA - Agency for the Performing Arts
http://apa-agency.com
Commercials, Music Videos
Territory: Worlwide
Contact: Michael Kirschner
P: (310) 598-4767
E: mkirschner@apa-agency.com
APA - Agency for the Performing Arts
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Motion Pictures and Film
Territory: Worldwide
Contact: Amanda Pecora
P: (310) 888-4228
E: apecora@apa-agency.com

Location

Los Angeles, CA
United States

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