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Brett Winn
Founding Partner/Creative Director
The Refinery

BURBANK, USA // Brett Winn is the founding partner and creative director of Refinery AV. He brings over two and a half decades of award-winning experience producing, editing and creative directing in entertainment marketing. Launching his career as a PA at the inception of FX Networks, he later worked on promos at the FOX Broadcasting Company followed by aa stint as a writer/producer/editor at Studio City.

In 2002, he helped build and launch the broadcast division at Trailer Park, and then went moved over to theatrical trailers where he became an award-winning editor. He took a short break to fulfill his filmmaking aspirations in 2005, co-directing, producing and editing the award-winning feature, My Date with Drew.

Eventually Brett decided to try his hand on the studio side and transitioned to Vice President of Creative Film Services at Disney Studios.

In 2008, Brett opened the doors of the The Refinery AV… and after 13 years of hard work and perseverence, could not be more proud of his amazing team and the incredible work they create.

Interesting facts about Brett:
• From the same city as his greatest hero: Rocky 
• Before Covid, Brett played lead guitar in an original band called Aspen, opening for big acts like Berlin, Marshall Tucker Band, Ambrosia, Dokken, The Motels and numerous others
• Brett is a huge car nuts and has owned over 40 cars