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Effie Brown

producer Dear White People, In the Cut, Real Women Have Curves, Project Greenlight
Effie T. Brown is an award winning film and television Producer, known for her highly acclaimed, multi-platform repertoire as well as championing inclusion and diversity in Hollywood, both behind and in front of the camera.Through her company, Duly Noted Inc., Brown has produced several critically acclaimed HBO Films and award winning projects including Stranger Inside, Jane Campion’s In the Cut, Real Women Have Curves, Everyday People and Rocket Science. In 2014, Brown produced the critically acclaimed independent film Dear White People that went on to win numerous awards including the Sundance Film Festival’s Special Jury Prize for Breakthrough Talent.With a love of multiple platforms Brown focused on digital episodic content andproduced over 130 episodes of WIGS, an award winning, original content channel funded by Google/YouTube. In 2015, Brown joined Matt Damon and Ben Affleck as producer and mentor in the controversial reboot of Project Greenlight. Brown joined Lee Daniels Entertainment in 2016 to executive produce the hit series Star on FOX. In keeping with her commitment to inclusive and diverse content Effie is currently on board as the executive producer of Disney Channel’s Zombies, coming out in 2018. The high school musical delivers an inspirational story about tolerance,inclusion, individuality and conviction…but with zombies.