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Thursday 25th June 2020
online | 4:00pm - 5:15pm BST

From True Detective to Outlaw King: Keynote with Richard Brown

Edinburgh born Richard Brown is the founder of newly launched production company Passenger.

Brown was the driving force behind HBO’s globally successful anthology series True Detective and has served as executive producer on all three seasons of the critically acclaimed, multiple award winning show. Most recently, Brown developed and executive produced the highly acclaimed Hulu / Sky Italia / Channel 4 limited series Catch-22, starring George Clooney, Kyle Chandler, Christopher Abbott and Hugh Laurie. Brown is also known for producing the Netflix action drama Outlaw King, directed by David Mackenzie and starring Chris Pine.

Brown launched Passenger in Summer 2019, partnering with global producer and distributor, Fremantle, on an exclusive multi-year deal. Based in New York and London, Passenger will develop and produce scripted drama series and films with Fremantle co-producing and distributing the projects worldwide.

Brown will discuss his career and experiences with XpoNorth’s Film Specialist, Jessica Fox, in what promises to be an illuminating insight into the film industry.

Speakers: Richard Brown

Chair: Jessica Fox

Chair

    Jessica Fox
    XpoNorth Film Specialist, formerly storyteller at NASA

    Jessica Fox is a director and author. Her directing credits span film, theatre and TV. She was a storyteller for NASA and tour documentarian for the Dresden Dolls. Her first novel is in development with Annapurna Pictures. She is XpoNorth’s Film sector specialist.

Speakers

    Richard Brown
    Founder / Producer, Passenger

    Richard Brown is the founder of newly launched production company Passenger. Scotland-born

    Brown was the driving force behind HBO’s globally successful anthology series True Detective and most recently developed and executive produced the highly acclaimed Hulu / Sky Italia / Channel 4 limited series Catch-22, starring George Clooney, Kyle Chandler, Christopher Abbott and Hugh Laurie. Brown is also known for producing the Netflix action drama Outlaw King, directed by David Mackenzie and starring Chris Pine.

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