Jeffrey Brown

Big Day Pictures

Jeffrey Brown has produced a number of award-winning narrative features and feature documentaries in Europe, Africa and the USA, playing international festivals such as Sundance, IDFA, Tribeca, SXSW, Full Frame, 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.

Recent feature docs include: "No No: A Dockumentary" (Sundance, SXSW 2014) on African American baseball pitcher Dock Ellis's legendary no-hitter, "Through The Repellent Fence" (MoMA Doc Fortnight 2017, SXSW 2017) on the Native American art collective PostCommodity’s two-mile long outdoor artwork straddling the U.S. - Mexico border, “Vinyl Generation“ on the Czech Generation X (Santa Barbara IFF 2017), and “Every Night’s A Saturday Night“ on Rolling Stones‘ saxophonist Bobby Keys. Other recent documentaries include the music documentary "Punk in Africa" (Rotterdam, NYFF 2013) on the continent’s multi-racial punk movement, the feature doc "Pirating Pirates" (NY African FF 2016) on fake Somali pirates and the feature doc "Yallah! Underground" (Visions du Reel 2015) on the emerging cultural scene in the Middle East. “Nothing Stays The Same: The Story of The Saxon Pub” won the Music Doc Prize at SXSW 2019. Brown has produced over 25 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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