Brandt Andersen is a writer, director, and producer. In 2019 Andersen wrote and directed the feature short Refugee staring Yasmine Al Massri, Massa Daoud, Omar Sy, and Jason Beghe.
Andersen has produced films such as Everest staring Jake Gyllenhaal; Lone Survivor starring Mark Wahlberg; 2 Guns starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg, Martin Scorsese’s Silence starring Adam Driver and American Made starring Tom Cruise.
Andersen has worked on humanitarian efforts specifically focused on assisting Refugees. In October 2019 Andersen traveled with the CanDo Organization to a hospital and refugee camp in North East Syria. He was interviewing and filming doctors and nurses in the war-torn region during the U.S. troop withdrawal and subsequent Turkish offensive. In 2017, in association with CARE, Andersen took a group of filmmakers to the Azraq refugee camp in Jordan to teach filmmaking to Syrian Refugee teenagers. Previously, Andersen traveled with the United Nations to refugee camps in Greece and Italy.
In an entrepreneurial role, Andersen owned and ran an NBA G League team, the Utah Flash from 2006-2013, which he sold to the Philadelphia 76ers.
From 1998-2005 Andersen founded and was CEO of uSight, a technology company. In 2004 Inc Magazine named uSight the second fastest growing company in the United States. Andersen was the youngest CEO to make the list. In 2005 Andersen sold the company and returned to school where he graduated with a BA in Fine Arts.