avatar for Tina Brown

Tina Brown

Director / Producer


For more than 20 years New York-based, Vietnamese-Australian filmmaker TINA BROWN has

worked in media and entertainment through various roles including film publicist, magazine

editor and writer, TV & Film producer, and now filmmaker. Brown co-produced the award-winning feature-length documentary Dear Mandela, which was supported by the Sundance Institute and was nominated for an African Academy Award. In 2009, she co-founded 2300 Films with her multi Emmy-award winning Director of Photography husband, Matt Peterson ACS. They have shot TV features and commercials in almost every U.S. state including Alaska and Hawaii, and international locations from the San Blas Islands to Portugal. Their clients include Apple, 

Red Bull, Puma, Gatorade, and Levi’s; as well as some of the most watched sporting events 

from figure skating features for the Winter Olympics, to the Super Bowl, Tour de France and 

US Open Tennis. Receiving a B.A. in Journalism and English from the University of Queensland, Brown spent four years as Editor of a local Australian magazine focused on positive media and promoting awareness of global issues. She also created PR and marketing film distribution campaigns for studios including DreamWorks, Disney, MGM, Miramax, Paramount, Pixar, Universal, Village Roadshow. She is an alumni of the Film Independent Fast Track and Film Independent Documentary Lab, and the Chicken and Egg Diversity Fellowship.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, September 27

7:00pm EDT