Under the moniker Big Day Pictures, Jeffrey Brown has produced a number of award-winning narrative features and feature documentaries in Europe, Africa, Asia 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 feature documentaries include “Punk in Africa” (Rotterdam, NYFF 2013) on the continent’s multi-racial punk movement, “Pirating Pirates” (NY African FF 2016) on “fake“ Somali pirates and “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 and “Cowboys” won the Audience Award at the Austin Film Festival. Overall, Brown has produced 30 films, screened in over 100 festivals and 50 countries.
Documentary Masterclass: His popular Documentary Masterclass series has been held in Europe and the USA over the last decade.
Sales /Distribution: Brown acts as Producer Rep, organizing festival strategy, sales and distribution, especially to arthouse cinemas and non-theatrical community screenings. Having produced films internationally, he has extensive experience with foreign markets.