Long-time partners Christopher C. Brown and Ashley Charbonnet have 20 years cumulative experience in film and video, collaborating on both narrative films like their film festival award-winning short The Price of Flowers as well as development and industrial projects created for clients like American Red Cross, Urban League, Touro InfirmaryFoundation, New Orleans Public Library and more. Between the two of them, Christopher and Ashley can help to craft your video project from its early concept stages through to post production and final delivery. Read on for more about Christopher and Ashley's individual experience.
CHRISTOPHER C. BROWN
Christopher has worked on numerous productions on the East, West and Gulf coasts. His travels took him unexpectedly to the 2008 Sundance Film Festival where he volunteered; to Hollywood where he edited; to New York where he produced, and back home to New Orleans to study law. Christopher has produced two short films that were very special to him. The Price of Flowers and Terrebonne have played at such international film festivals as Cinequest, Vancouver, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Starz Denver, Raindance, Sidewalk, Savannah, Toronto Inside Out, Sarasota, Santa Fe, & New Orleans Film Festivals. Christopher holds a Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law where he chaired the Sports and Entertainment Law Society's film committee and was an active member of the Intellectual Property Law Society. Christopher also served as a member of the New Orleans Film Society & Film Festival Advisory Board from 2011 - 2014.
Ashley is a writer / director, whose corporate and nonprofit clients have included American Red Cross, First Line Schools, Touro Foundation, NOVAC, Ozanam Inn and more. Her feature screenplay The Price of Flowers, now in development, was honored as a 2012 IFP Emerging Narrative Fellow at the esteemed Project Forum. The Price of Flowers was also selected as one of only 5 screenplays performed at the 2012 SAG Indie Emerging Narrative Reading Series at Lincoln Center's Walter Read Theater and was a quarterfinalist in the 2013 Cinestory Screenplay Competition. Ashley is also in development on the television series Mahogany Hall for which she was a finalist and runner-up in the ScreenCraft Pilot Launch and was selected for inclusion in the 2014 Diversity List. From 2010 - 2014 Ashley developed educational programming and services for filmmakers as well as spearheaded the in-house production program Virtuous Video, as the Director of Programs for NOVAC. Ashley holds an MFA in film from Columbia University in the City of New York and served the New Orleans film community as a member of the board of directors of the New Orleans Film Society and Film Festival from 2013-2014.