Brad Wolfley is an award-winning editor who has worked on acclaimed films as well as numerous commercial projects for clients including MTV, HBO, ESPN, and Nickelodeon. He has also freelanced as a producer, writer, and director and has won numerous awards for his work on local and national television campaigns. Wolfley’s work as an independent filmmaker extends from short narratives to documentaries and experimental films, many of which have garnered awards, including a distinguished fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.
Wolfley’s personal work has screened extensively in festivals around the world. A short film titled A Poet’s Manifesto screened at Denver’s Museum of Contemporary Art as part of a recent biennial. The short I Am Not a Biscuit screened at the Santa Fe Film Festival, was invited to screen as an official selection in the Durango Independent Film Festival, and more recently became one of five films to be named a finalist by Mike Judge for Mobifest LA, an event celebrating the best in made-for-mobile animation. I Am Not a Biscuit also won the coveted Audience Award for Webcuts, a European online film festival.
Wolfley collaborated with colleagues on The PSA Project, a series of public service announcements that spoke out against the American invasion of Iraq and that had their broadcast premiere on the Sundance Channel. The list of screenings for The PSA Project includes the Berlin Film Festival, New York’s Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw’s Centre for Contemporary Art, the San Francisco International Film Festival, the Centre Pompidou, and the Walker Art Center.
Most recently, The Story of an Engine, an animated narrative that explores Wolfley’s interest in memory, machines, and our collective construction vis-Ã -vis the sequencing of image and sound in relation to story, made its world premiere as a finalist in the 2011 Guggenheim YouTube Play, A Biennial of Creative Video.