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Chris Brown began his journey back in the UK in 1983 as Managing Director with Stephen Woolley of Palace Productions. During this time, he produced two films with Neil Jordan, “The Company of Wolves” and “Mona Lisa”, which won two Golden Globes and was nominated for an Oscar. In the late 80s, Brown ran the Comic Strip Film Company with the likes of Peter Richardson, Rik Mayall, Jennifer Saunders, Ade Edmondson, Robbie Coltrane, Alexei Sayle and Dawn French.

In 1998 Brown co-produced a $22.5 million Special Effects film, Komodo, for Scanbox and BVI, directed by Michael Lantieri, with Computer Graphics produced by Phil Tippet. In 2000 he teamed up with Chris Fitchett to initiate the first of a series of script development programs with the Pacific Film & Television Commission (PFTC).

In 2002 the script development program with Fitchett and the PFTC bore fruit and Pictures in Paradise produced Blurred, the long-awaited movie about Schoolies Week, released nationwide in October 2002.

2004 saw him team up with Autonomous Films in the UK to produce The Australian epic The Proposition an Australian/UK co-production.It attracted a stellar international cast including Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Danny Huston, John Hurt, David Wenham and Emily Watson

In 2004 Brown won Independent Producer Of the Year, from the Australian Producers Association (SPAA)

Brown is currently attached as producer on the Spierig Brothers vampire picture Daybreakers to be shot entirely in Queensland early 2007.

Chris will be appearing as a part of the Supanova “Directors Day” on the Friday of the Brisbane Supanova event between 1pm and 7pm.


Previous Appearances

  • Directors Day Brisbane 2010

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