Nicolas "Nick" Brown

MULTIPLE EMMY AWARD WINNING PRODUCER/ DIRECTOR

QUALIFICATIONS

20 years experience in American and British Film and Television:

Extreme Conditions (experienced skier, climber, kayaker, mountaineer)

Drama (Royal Shakespeare Academy, National Theatre Institute),

Presenter Led (David Attenborough, Steve Backshall, Mike Loades),

Observational ( Frontier House, Pioneer House, Colonial House),

CGI (Discovery, BBC1, BBC2, Channel 4, PBS)

IN PRODUCTION

HUMAN PLANET 2X 60 (DOC) BBC1, DISCOVERY

PRODUCER/ DIRECTOR: In the series Planet Earth, we looked at all species save one—ourselves. A blue chip look at the greatest species of all—humankind. Brian Lieth- EP, Dale Templar- SP, BBC Bristol/ BBC Wales.

WAYS TO SAVE THE PLANET 1X 60 (DOC) DISCOVERY

PRODUCER/ DIRECTOR: The Discovery Channel’s most expensive and ambitious series to date. The production finances 7 geo-engineering projects to save the environment from global warming. Aerial Reforestation. Tim Haines, Executive, IMPOSSIBLE PICTURES.


MOST RECENT FILMS

EXPEDITION ALASKA 1X 120 (DOC) DISCOVERY

DIRECTOR/ CAMERA: Steve Backshall (biologist/ presenter) and Sanjayan Muttlingham (lead scientist for the Nature Conservancy) lead a team of scientists and wildlife filmmakers to study climate change in the great wilderness of Alaska. Steve Robinson, Executive Producer, INDUS FILMS.

HD ATLAS: France 1X 120 (DOC) DISCOVERY

DIRECTOR/ CAMERA: Blue chip, high definition study of the country of France, as seen through the eyes of 8 extraordinary people. Alan Eyres, Producer, WALL TO WALL TELEVISION.

ENERGY, Building the Future 1X 60 (DOC) DISCOVERY

BEST ENVIRONMENTAL FILM, TELLURIDE MOUNTAINFILM FESTIVAL

PRODUCER/ DIRECTOR: A “Blue Chip” look at how we will get our energy in the future. Examining at 5 sources, from methane hydrates to nuclear fusion. Rod Parker, Series Producer, WALL TO WALL TELEVISION.

CLIMATE CHAOS with Sir David Attenborough: 2X 60 (DOC), BBC 1

GRAND PRIZE WINNER, INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL, MISSOULA MONTANA (PLUS 5 ADDITIONAL CATAGORIES)

GRAND PRIZE WINNER, FIRST CHINESE ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL XU YI, YUNAN PROVINCE

CLIMATE CHANGE AWARD, CMS VATAVARAN FILM FESTIVAL,

NEW DHELI, INDIA

BEST SCIENCE FILM OF 2006, EUROPEAN BROADCAST COMMISSION (EUROVISION)

NOMINATED FOR 2007 JACKSON HOLE WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL

DIRECTOR: “Blue Chip” BBC films on Climate Change, famously influenced Blair Government Policy. First time in history an environmental film rates 5.5 million viewers. Presented by Sir David Attenborough. Sacha Baveystock, Series Producer, BBC SCIENCE.

THE TRUTH ABOUT GLOBAL WARMING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW with Tom Brokaw: 1X 90 (DOC) DISCOVERY, NBC
EMMY AWARD 2007 AWARD

DIRECTOR: A hard hitting look at the evidence and the facts surrounding the issue of our times. Presented by NBC’s Tom Brokaw. Discovery’s highest rated special of the year. Emmy for Excellence in an On-Going News Story - Long Form. Paul Gasek, Executive Producer, DISCOVERY.

ALIVE: 1X 60 (DRAMA-DOC) DISCOVERY, CHANNEL 4

PRODUCER/ DIRECTOR/ WRITER: Based on the successful Touching the Void, a tale of two kayakers who face survival in the Pacific Northwest. Alex Marengo, Series Producer, DARLOW SMITHSON

IF… TOXIC: 1X 60 BBC 2 (CURRENT AFFAIRS DRAMA)

PRODUCER/ DIRECTOR: A murder investigation uncovers an underworld of crime in illegal waste traffic. Starring Daniella Nardini and Patrick O’kane. Mary Downes, Series Producer, BBC CURRENT AFFAIRS.

ICE AGE COLUMBUS: 1X100 DRAMA-DOC, DISCOVERY

DIRECTOR/ WRITER: The story of a group of stone age hunters thought to have crossed the Atlantic to become the first human beings in the Americas. Alex West, Executive Producer, WALL TO WALL TELEVISION

COLONIAL HOUSE: 2X60 OBSERVATIONAL, PBS, CHANNEL 4
PRIME TIME EMMY NOMINATION

PRODUCER/ DIRECTOR Highest rated PBS series in 2 years. 26 people go back to the year 1628 to build a New England Colony. Leanne Klien, Executive Producer WALL TO WALL TELEVISION

MEDIEVAL TOURNAMENT: 1x100 DISCOVERY, CHANNEL 4

Presenter MIKE LOADES teaches 4 experienced horsemen to fight as knights. They compete in the first historically accurate tournament in 5 centuries. Alex West, Executive Producer: WALL TO WALL TELEVISION

FRONTIER HOUSE: 3X60 OBSERVATIONAL, PBS, CHANNEL 4
PRIME TIME EMMY NOMINATION

PRODUCER/ DIRECTOR: Highest rated PBS series in 5 years. Three families travel back to 1883 to homestead in the Montana Territory. Alex Graham, Executive Producer: WALL TO WALL TELEVISION .
ENDURING EXTREMES: 3X60 DISCOVERY HEALTH

SERIES DIRECTOR, CAMERA: What happens inside the body when placed at extremes such as altitude, temperature, and mental stress? Jonathan Hewes, Executive Producer: WALL TO WALL TELEVISION
TIMBUKTU: (4X) 30 ARTE “GEO-360º”

DIRECTOR/ CAMERA: A portrait of the legendary City of Gold, which today faces terrorism, poverty, and the encroaching desert. , Ben Goold, Series Producer: WALL TO WALL TELEVISION

OTHER FILMS

WHEN DINOSAURS RULED: CENTRAL ASIA (dir) TLC

PEOPLE OF THE DUNES, NAMIBIA: (dir/ camera) ARTE

FUTURE COP: (dir/ camera) ARTE

CRIMINAL PROFILERS: (dir/ camera) ARTE

KILIMANJARO: (ap/ camera) PBS and C4

THE DEAD SEA: (ap/ camera) PBS and C4

MOUNTAIN BIKE BRITAIN: (series dir) C4, Eurosport

CHILLI VIDEO: Various Surfing, Mtn. Biking, Skate sell-through videos

THE FOREST WARS: (dir/sound) PBS

WESTERN RANCHING: CULTURE IN CRISIS: PBS, Discovery Journal

TSUNAMI RANGERS: (camera) National Geographic

JUNGLE KAYAKERS: (camera) National Geographic

MT. COOK: SUMMIT OF EXTREMES: (camera) ESPN’s Expedition Earth

RIVERS OF THE MAYA: (camera) ESPN’s Expedition Earth

EDUCATION

1986-1990 Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, With Honors--Drama

1982-1986 High School, Colorado Springs, CO 5th in Class

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

EMMY AWARD: Ongoing News Story—Long Form: THE TRUTH ABOUT GLOBAL WARMING with Tom Brokaw

GRAND PRIZE for best of festival, International Wildlife Film Festival: CLIMATE CHAOS (2007) plus winner of 6 other categories, including Best Television Series, Best Environmental Film, and Best Scientific Content

NOMINATION FOR (2007) JACKSON HOLE WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL (Winnner TBA)

BEST ENVIRONMENTAL FILM, TELLURIDE MOUNTAINFILM FESTIVAL: The Energy Solution (2007)

GRAND PRIZE for best film in festival, China’s First Environmental Film Festival: CLIMATE CHAOS (2006)

BEST SCIENCE FILM OF 2006: European Broadcast Commission (Eurovision) CLIMATE CHAOS (2006)

RTS NOMINATION for best graphics: CLIMATE CHAOS (2006)

EMMY NOMINATION for best reality series: COLONIAL HOUSE (2004)

EMMY NOMINATION for best reality series: FRONTIER HOUSE (2002)

BRONZE MEDAL New York Film Festival: FRONTIER HOUSE

INDIE NOMINATION: FRONTIER HOUSE

EMMY AWARD for cinematography: ESPN’S EXPEDITION EARTH

BEST DOCCUMENTARY, Breckenridge Film Festival “WESTERN RANCHING”

4X CINE GOLDEN EAGLE AWARDS

BEST OF FESTIVAL, SKI FEST “MT. COOK, SUMMIT OF EXTREMES”

BEST TOURISM FILM, DIRECTOR, SKI FEST “THE MAGIC SKIS”

TELLY AWARD: 30 SECOND ANIMATED SPOT

PETER D. SMITH ARTS AWARD, DARTMOUTH COLLEGE

MARCUS HIEMAN SUDENT INITIATIVE AWARD, DARTMOUTH COLLEGE

REFERENCES:

ALAN EYRES, COMMISSIONING EDITOR, DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS

JEREMY BRISTOW, BBC NATURAL HISTORY UNIT

ALEX WEST, AUSTRALIAN FILM COMMISSION

STEVE ROBINSON, INDUS FILMS, WALES





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