Brett Varvel

Brett Varvel has been making movies since he was a teenager. In 2008 he directed and starred in The Board, and God used the creation of this film to call Brett into full-time ministry. God gave him a vision to create a non-profit film production company. In 2010 he was able to see that vision come to life by starting House of Grace Films. His most recent feature The War Within was a big winner at the 2014 Christian Worldview Film Festival and is available in Christian bookstores and online. The Board and The War Within have gone on to challenge and impact thousands of lives around the world.

Brett’s most passionate and comfortable in the Director’s chair, but also loves to write, produce, and act in films as well. He is an Emmy award winning director and a two-time David Letterman Scholarship winner. Brett’s ambition and passion in life is to share the precious gospel of Christ through film, both in the Christian film genre and secular films.

He resides in Indianapolis with his wife Christina and their two children.

Guild Workshop

Directing through Camera Angles
After a script is written, a Director stares at a blank canvas with his brush… The Camera. However, this canvas is not two dimensional. The options are limitless! So much can be said by choosing where to place the camera. So how do you choose? Come learn from Brett Varvel (director: The Board, The War Within) as he shares about the art of the camera angle. Learn tips and tricks on how to achieve your vision as a Director.