Brian Truglio is a filmmaker and editor as well as a former cross‐country athlete and current longdistance runner. He first traveled to the Navajo and Hopi Reservations in the early 1990s as part of a month‐long assistant teaching program run by Bucknell Universtiry and has since returned a number of times. His credits include Fenceline: A Company Town Divided (Associate Producer & Editor), a documentary on environmental racism in the town of Norco, Louisiana, as well as editing on popular series such as Design Squad (WGBH/PBS), Build It Bigger (Discovery Channel), Sliced (History Channel), The Works (History Channel) and Kids by the Dozen (TLC). He got his television start as a Post‐Production Assistant on the 2000 Emmy® award‐winning School Prayer: A Community at War—a documentary about one woman’s fight to separate church and state in her children’s Mississippi high school.
Beginning in 2002, Truglio lived in Dublin, Ireland, for five years where he taught at the National Film School and did editing work on such projects as the feature documentary Here to Stay. He holds a BA in Philosophy from Bucknell University and an MFA in photography, film and video from the Visual Studies Workshop.