THE OTHER PRODUCER
The Other Producer is the production company of UK-based independent producer/director James Brown.
The company has a diverse slate of commercial feature film projects intended for both theatrical and digital-only release.
James Brown started his career in independent production and film criticism in his native Australia. He worked as a critic for the national Austereo Radio Network and as a journalist for a variety of print publications.
He directed documentary projects for Australian TV and was awarded the Panorama Jury Prize at the Berlin Film Festival in 2004 for his drama short ‘Fugue’.
After relocating to London, Brown worked in acquisitions at various independent UK distribution companies, holding Head of Acquisitions roles at companies including Tartan Films and Metrodome.
In 2011 he produced his first feature, ‘Age of Heroes’ starring Sean Bean.
In late 2013 Brown launched his own UK distribution company House. The company has released more than 26 titles since its inception including Ti West’s ‘The Sacrament’ and Jill Soloway’s ‘Afternoon Delight’.
‘Still Alice’ is his second feature as a producer. The film was acquired by Sony Pictures Classics at the Toronto Film Festival 2014. ‘Still Alice’ won its star Julianne Moore the SAG Award, Indie Spirit, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Oscar in 2015.
James recently completed his first feature as a director, family film 'You Can Tutu'. 'You Can Tutu' was recently acquired by Netflix for all-English territories.