My wife Emma and me (Brent) 5.18.19

Love can be a mysterious thing. My wife and I met and we got married at 18 and 19. We are both desperately young and incredibly hardworking and I wouldn't be anywhere without her. Emma has continued to grow my imagination of success and failure and what it means to make stories real. Life has always been a struggle, but I know I am where God put me, and I am truly privileged to share this beautiful world with her and a baby on the way.

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Hi, my name is Brent Austin and I am the founder of Magnapinna Films.

I grew up in Central Illinois and started recording videos when I was just 10 years old. When I was a kid I wanted to be a scientist, but I've always loved movies and coming up with my own ideas. When I went to college, I realized I could learn slowly with everyone else in the classroom, or start my own business and make videos I wanted to make. With no formal education, I've shot and produced tv documentaries, commercials for large companies, and what started it all... wedding's.