Jordan Douglas Brown is an award-winning film director and writer located in Los Angeles, California. From a young age, Jordan exhibited a knack for storytelling, often using improvised childhood tales as a form of entertainment. Later in life, Jordan channeled these passions into filmmaking, which has proven to be an effective outlet for creative expression.
Jordan’s film career dates back to his graduation from Vancouver Film School, during which time he wrote and directed his first feature film, Captive, as a final project. The film was the first feature-length project created by students in the school’s 30-year history, and it was brought to fruition via an online crowdfunding campaign that raised over $55,000. Captive’s trailer quickly attracted the attention of international distributors, who approached Jordan about acquiring the film for release. The film went on to premier at the Shanghai International Film Festival and win a Rising Star award at the Canada International Film Festival; it has since been distributed internationally through Blackrock Media and Phase4 Films.
Following this major professional development, Jordan Douglas Brown did not look back, channeling his creative energy into his second feature project: Gone Tomorrow. The film received an official selection at the Toronto Independent Film Festival and garnered more festival awards before being secured for international distribution by both IndustryWorks Pictures and Gravitas Ventures.
Recently, Jordan has developed a deeper interest in screenwriting in tandem with directing; in recent years, he has written for a variety of upcoming film and television series, broadening his abilities as a storyteller.
Success has only fueled Jordan at a creative level, spurring a variety of new ideas and projects that have added to his already impressive filmmaking resume.
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