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Chris Brown
Pictures in Paradise
Chris Brown was born in the UK. He is now an Australian national (Dual Nationality). Chris lives and works between Australia, UK, Los Angeles and New York.

He produced Company of Wolves (BAFTA nominated), Mona Lisa (BAFTA and 2 Golden Globes Awards plus Nomination for an Oscar), Absolute Beginners (David Bowie, Sade, Ray Davis), Brown also ran the Comic Strip Film Company and Won The Gold Rose of Montreux and the UK TV Critics Award for his film The Strike.

In 2008, Brown Produced The Proposition Starring Guy Pearce, Danny Houston, John Hurt and Emily Watson (Winner of the Gucci Award at Venice & Winner IF Best Film Award Australia).

In 2004, Chris won Independent Producer of the Year from the Australian Screen Producers Association for his contribution to Australian Film.

In 2008, he produced Daybreakers, starring Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe and Sam Neill released in the US on 2,700 screens Distributed by Lionsgate Films and taking $65 million dollars worldwide.

In 2011, Brown Executive Produced Bait 3D, the first 3D action movie in Australia and the first Singaporean co-production with Australia. The film went on to be the 15th biggest ever opening in China for a foreign film. 

In 2013, Brown produced The Railway Man directed by Jonathan Teplitzky and Starring Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Stellan Skarsgârd, Jeremy Irvine and Hiroyuki Sanada for Lionsgate Films. It won both the Screen Producers Award for Best Film and The Australian Exhibitors Award for Highest Grossing Australian film.

In 2015, Brown completed Misconduct, as Executive Producer starring Al Pacino, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Duhamel, Alice Eve, Malin Akerman and Byung – Hun Lee in New Orleans.

In 2016, Brown completed The Hitman’s Bodyguard Starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L Jackson, Gary Oldman and Salma Hayek as Lionsgate Production Executive. The film was released wide in the US in August 2016 and was number 1 at the US Box Office for three straight weeks.
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