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Christian Rousseau (Director, Writer, Camera Op) is a passionate filmmaker, collaborator, and communicator. He has always been fascinated by compelling stories and the countless ways they can be told. He worked freelance at several studios and production companies in Dallas and Austin, TX while getting a Bachelor of Science in Radio, Television, and Film from the University of Texas. The Overman, his professional short film debut, won The Accolade Competition Award of Merit and was a Semi- Finalist in The Action/Cut Competition 2011, the same year he founded San Austin Productions where he has worked with companies like Prevention Magazine, WP Engine, Saatva Luxury Mattress, the Moody Theatre, and Austin Young Chamber of Commerce. In 2013 he collaborated with Grace Media to design the startup’s marketing, outreach, and social media communications for theAthleticsDepartment.com. His film credits include First AC on Bug (2016) and director of photography on Seven Hill City (2017). When not traveling and developing new projects, he suffers from coffee addiction, book hoarding, and Cinephilia. SEE MORE OF CHRISTIAN’S COLLABORATIONS.
Jeffrey Brown (Producer) has produced a number of award-winning films in Europe, Africa and the USA. His Czech narrative feature Mamas & Papas won Best Film and Best Script at the 2010 Hamptons IFF while Shut Up and Shoot Me, a Czech–British co-production, won Best Narrative Feature at the 2007 AFI Dallas IFF. He executive produced Academy Award-winning Czech director Jan Sverak’s Kooky, Special Jury Prize Winner at the 2010 Karlovy Vary IFF. His African films have included the music documentaries Durban Poison, Punk in Africa (2012 Austin Film Festival) and the recently completed Pirating Pirates, a feature documentary on Somali pirates. He is Co-Producer of No No: A Dockumentary, which premiered at 2014 Sundance Film Festival and was recently released theatrically and on VOD, and produced The Grove, Texas, winner of Best Texas Film at 2014 Hill Country Film Festival. He is currently completing a documentary on Czech underground music and art, and his narrative feature Listopad on the Czech Republic's Velvet Revolution premiered at 2014 Austin Film Festival. Brown lectures at the Prague Film School and splits time between Prague, Czech Republic, where he lived for 20 years, and Wimberley, TX, in the Texas Hill Country. SEE MORE OF JEFFREY’S COLLABORATIONS.
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San Austin Productions crafts commercial, corporate, and narrative films in Austin, TX. We believe in stories and we’re ready to tell yours.
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