The Renaud Brothers are best known for their character driven, cinema verité documentaries like
Dope Sick Love, Last Chance High, Off to War, and Meth Storm. Their work has won the film industry's
most prestigious awards, including: a Peabody, Columbia DuPont (twice), Overseas Press Club (twice),
an IDA, a Webby, and an Edward R Murrow. While documenting the refugee crisis in 2022, Brent Renaud
was the first American journalist killed in Ukraine. Craig Renaud's newest documentary series Southern Storytellers premiered on national PBS in July of 2023. Craig is currently in production on a documentary about his late brother Brent.
Brent Renaud Foundation
The Renaud family is proud to launch the Brent Renaud Foundation to honor Brent’s legacy of storytelling through journalism. The Brent Renaud Foundation is a nonprofit organization with the primary mission of providing scholarships for aspiring journalists. Brent would be humbled with any support you are willing to provide to help young journalists carry the torch (camera) for generations to come.
DCTV’s Firehouse Cinema Honors Documentary Filmmaker Brent Renaud, Killed In Ukraine, With Lobby Dedication
Brent and Craig Renaud began their careers as interns at DCTV, the institution described as “New York City’s preeminent community of and for documentary storytellers since 1972.” They went on to win a Peabody Award, a duPont Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award, an IDA Award and numerous other honors. Even as their filmmaking reputations grew, the brothers maintained a close relationship with DCTV....