Carl D. Brown

Carl D. Brown – Executive Creative Director

Director, Director of Photography, Producer

Tormented with an over-active mind, Carl is constantly brimming with ideas, strategies and creative concepts. While some would see this as a burden, Carl taps into this neurological firestorm to help clients engage audiences and tell their story. As an Oakland-based documentary filmmaker, video producer and creative director Carl works with clients from Left to Right Coast and beyond; The San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, New York City and the World. As a director, producer, director of photography and editor, Carl started his own freelance production company, Corduroy Media, in 2003. His interest in digital storytelling, cinematography, and creating compelling narratives, motivates his projects with independent artists, non-profit foundations, educational groups and corporate and commercial clients. In 2008, Corduroy released 2nd Verse: The Rebirth of Poetry, awarded best documentary at San Francisco Independent, Santa Cruz, and London Independent Film Festivals. In 2008, Carl completed a ten month project with MTV producing segments for their Emmy Award winning Choose or Lose campaign. His broadcast work has been aired on MTV, MTV 2, MTV Tres, MTV U, and VH1, Current TV as well as distributed on-line by the Associated Press.

Always looking for a welcome distraction, Carl is free to discuss any project, whether it is in the early stage of concept creation or ready for execution. Just give him a call or email, he loves to brainstorm new ideas…

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studio: 510.808.7917