Brent Stewart is a photographer and film director born in Nashville, Tennessee in 1974.
In 1996 Stewart directed the short film Sticky Whisky.
In 2003 Stewart received an MFA at Goldsmiths College, London. It was during this time that he first met Harmony Korine, who was then in London filming Above the Below (2003). When the two later returned to Tennessee, they struck up a working relationship, with Korine and O'Salvation producing the 40-minute film Blackberry Winter, written and directed by Stewart in 2006.
In 2006 Stewart also worked on The Alluminum Fowl, another O'Salvation production, as editor and co-cinematographer. The same year he also directed the Silver Jews video for Sleeping is the Only Love (view here). This is the second Silver Jews video directed by Stewart, following How Can I Love You If You Wont Lie Down (view here) in 2005.
In 2007 Stewart worked as a photographer on the set of Mister Lonely and produced the photographic series Mister Lonely Portraits. He also directed a one-hour documentary on the production entitled The Lonely.
In 2008 Stewart featured in the photography exhibition Being True, alongside twenty-two others, including Ari Marcopoulos, Ed Templeton and Terry Richardson. The exhibition was curated by Aaron Rose and Emma Reeves.
In June of 2008 production completed on The Dirty Ones, a short film by Stewart that was produced by Korine with O'Salvation. The film stars Rachel Korine and Raven Dunn.
Brent Stewart Introducing The Lonely at a Screening in 2008