Brendan Stuart Walter (born June 16, 1986) is an American director, photographer, commercial, music video and film director, and the lead guitarist of Valencia.
Walter was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Drexel University for one year and was one of 32 students sued by the RIAA in its first round file-sharing suits. He dropped out of school to begin touring and releasing records with the band Valencia from 2004 – 2011, when the band took an indefinite hiatus. Shortly there after, he moved to New York City to pursue a career in creative direction on the other side of music. He took a job at Crush Music and began overseeing creative work for their roster of artists. Since then he has moved on to film and TV with the launch of Crush Pictures in 2017 with partner Jon Lullo.