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Jeffrey Brown

Founder / Producer / Director
Big Day Pictures

Jeffrey Brown heads up Big Day Pictures and has produced / directed a number of award-winning narrative features and feature docs in Europe, Africa, Asia and N. America, playing international festivals such as Sundance, IDFA, Tribeca, SXSW, Rotterdam, New York FF, Edinburgh, Durban and being released in cinemas internationally as well as on Netflix, HBO, Showtime, PBS, ESPN, AMC, Sundance Global, Sky TV and others.

Today’s focus is almost exclusively on documentaries, especially music-related and those with international flair, such as Punk in Africa (Rotterdam IFF, NYFF) on the continent’s multi-racial punk movement, Vinyl Generation (Santa Barbara IFF) on Czech alternative culture, Yallah! Underground (Visions du Reel) on the emerging cultural scene in the Middle East, Every Night’s A Saturday Night on Rolling Stones‘ saxophonist Bobby Keys, Pirating Pirates (NY African FF) on Somali pirates, Nothing Stays The Same (SXSW Music Doc Prize). He recently completed Runaway Radio on Houston classic rock 101 KLOL, set for release in 2024, and is in production on For Your Precious Love on South Africa's The Flames and in post-production on a German spy doc. He has produced / directed over 35 films, screened in over 100 festivals and 50 countries.

Brown consults and acts as a Producer Rep on numerous film projects and regularly conducts his popular Documentary Master Class series around the globe. Having produced films internationally, he has extensive experience with foreign markets.

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Events featuring Jeffrey Brown
Events featuring Jeffrey Brown