Born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1964. He graduated in cinema from the FAAP and began his career directing music videos for bands like Titãs. He directed short films such as Aurora (1987), Dov’è Meneghetti? (1989, 14th Mostra) and Jó (1993, 17th Mostra), before releasing his first feature, Belly Up (1997). He also directed Friendly Fire (1998, 22nd Mostra), Delicate Crime (2005, 29th Mostra), Stray Dog (2007), Love According to B. Schianberg (2010, 33rd Mostra), I’d Receive the Worst News from Your Beautiful Lips (2011, 35th Mostra) and Pitanga (2016), winner of Critics Prize for Best Brazilian Feature at 40th Mostra. In 2019, Brant made part of the Jury of the 43rd Mostra.