Music Editor

Home Town: Burbank, CA
First Concert: The Cars

Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."-Plato A fourth generation native Californian, Brent Brooks is the son of television director and editor George W. Brooks. His passion for film and music has built a career, which has lasted nearly three decades. Brent has been immersed in the world of editing since his beginnings as an assistant editor in 1988, before joining Modern Music in 1994. After a stint of nearly twenty years he joined Formosa Music in 2013. Brent was nominated for a Golden Reel Award in 2002 for the musical feature film Rock Star as well as in 2007 for Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure. In 1998 he won a Golden Reel Award for the Oscar-nominated Anastasia. Brent has over 70 feature films to his credit, with titles that run the gamut from comedy (Parental Guidance) to family-oriented (Race To Witch Mountain) to action (Edge of Tomorrow) to documentary (Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert).

Select Credits

Assistant Music Editor BLOWN AWAY Stephen Hopkins MGM/UA
Assistant Music Editor TIME COP Peter Hyams Universal Pictures
Assistant Music Editor LEGENDS OF THE FALL Edward Zwick TriStar
Assistant Music Editor COLOR OF NIGHT Richard Rush Cinergi
Music Editor BOYS Stacy Cochran Interscope Films
Select Awards / Nominations

Golden Reel Nominee GETTING UP: CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE Best Sound Editing in Computer Entertainment

Golden Reel Nominee ANASTASIA Best Sound Editing - Music Animation

Academy Award Nominee ANASTASIA Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score

Academy Award Nominee MY BEST FRIEND’S WEDDING Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score

Golden Reel Nominee ROCK STAR Best Sound Editing - Music - Musical Feature Film