Brian Funck is an editor and producer of award-winning documentaries for film and television. Recent projects include the three-part series, My Brother's Bomber, which won two Emmy awards, including Outstanding Investigative Journalism. Brian was an editor and co-producer of the FRONTLINE documentaries, Confronting ISIS (Peabody winner) and Chasing Heroin (Peabody finalist, Emmy nominated). He was editor and co-writer of I.M. Pei: Building China Modern for American Masters (CINE Golden Eagle winner) and After the Fall: HIV Grows Up, which won a SIMA Award for Best Editing Documentary Short. Brian was also an editor on Happy Valley, which premiered at Sundance and won awards at the True/False and Sarasota Film Festivals. Recently, he was a contributing editor on Long Strange Trip, which was shortlisted for an Academy Award.
Brian is regularly involved in the heavy lifting stages of post-production: finding the story, combing interviews and transcripts, helping to create a workable structure. An experienced musician and music editor, he also frequently collaborates with directors and composers to help craft and edit a score that complements the film.
He lives in Cambridge, Mass., with his wife Sara Hendren and their three children. Photo by his seven-year-old son.
Contact: funckdren at gmail dot com