Awards & Winners

Jim Brown

Date of Birth 07-June-1950
Place of Birth New York
(United States of America, Contiguous United States)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Jimmy Brown, James Bradford Brown
Profession Film Producer, Professor, Film Director, Television Producer, Television Director
James Bradford Brown is an American film director, primarily known for his work in documentary film. He has won four Emmys, most recently for Pete Seeger: The Power of Song. He has directed and produced four feature documentaries that received theatrical distribution. He heads Jim Brown Productions, LLC and Ginger Group Productions, Inc., production companies specializing in cultural and social documentaries and concerts. He studied film at Tisch School of the Arts, and today is an Associate Professor at New York University's Kanbar Institute of Film and Television at Tisch School of the Arts. Brown has also produced and directed works for television, most notably Peter, Paul and Mary: Carry it On- A Musical Legacy; American Roots Music, a four-part series that aired on PBS; Songs of the Civil War, a PBS special co-produced by Ken Burns; In the Hank Williams Tradition, a musical tribute co-produced by the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum; and A Vision Shared: A Tribute to Woody Guthrie & Leadbelly, a Showtime and PBS special. He has also directed and produced shows for the Travel Channel and Sesame Street.

Awards by Jim Brown

Check all the awards nominated and won by Jim Brown.


Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Non-fiction Series
Honored for : American Masters

Nominations 2008 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
PGA Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures Pete Seeger: The Power of Song
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Non-fiction Series American Masters



Nominations 1983 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
BAFTA Award for Best Documentary The Weavers: Wasn't That a Time!