An introduction to Sweat Equity Productions

Emmy Winning Writer/Producer/Director, BRETT A. HART went from creative director for other agencies... to starting his own venture "Sweat Equity Productions" in 2010. Sweat Equity specializes in all facets of Video Production… From Advertising to Feature Films.  Collaborating with a focused core group of artists and producers discovered over years of quality production.

HART was a Creative Director in Oklahoma City for over nine years and directed some of Oklahoma's finest commercials which have won many Addys and received much accolade. He has worked with talented actors such as James Garner and assisted in raising the profile of many prominent companies such as local news 9 channel KWTV in Oklahoma City.

His work quickly caught the attention of JEFF KREINER, Senior Vice President of Marketing for CBS News and shortly thereafter JON STEWART'S, ‘The Daily Show’, showcased one of his unconventional weather commercials.  HART received his first EMMY AWARD for dramatic and emotional promos he wrote, produced and directed for KWTV in 2008.

His short film DEAD END won 'Best Mini Short' at the California Independent Film Festival 2002; The Texas Film-Makers' Showcase exhibited at the prestigious Directors Guild of America and The Austin Film Festival.

The creative fire ever burning, Hart co-wrote BONE DRY with JEFF O’BRIEND in 2007. His versatility in directing and passion for film making saw his debut feature film produced with GREG HUGHS and starring Luke Goss, Lance Henriksen, Tiny Lister and Dee Wallace on the big screen. With KEVIN ELLIS as Director of Photography and HART directing, the movie quickly gained a loyal cult following and continues to generate international press activity to this day.

Brett recently wrapped 30 Episodes of the critically praised "Ain't It Cool With Harry Knowles". The show was produced with The Nerdist Channel... In conjunction with Jim Henson Productions and Broadway Video.

Currently he's in preproduction on his second feature film "DEAD WRONG" co-written by SCOTT CHRISTIAN SPENCER. The thriller is being produced by HART, and GREG HUGHS who previously collaborated on "BONE DRY.”



Contact Info:

Brett A. Hart - Director/Owner