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Linda J. Brown, M.F.A.

Associate Professor
Track Head, Cinematography

Affiliated Divisions:

Division of Film & Television Production

Website: http://lindabrownfilmmaker.com/home.html
Work Phone: 213.821.5636
Office: SCA 409

Linda Brown is a recipient of a Kodak Vision Award for cinematography, a Kodak Education Award and a Fulbright Scholar. She studied filmmaking at Temple University and cinematography at AFI. Her credits include Little Indiscretions, Lucky Bastard and American Beauties: In Pursuit of Art, which she also produced. Brown shot Walking to Waldheim with Doris Roberts and episodes of Showtime’s Women: Stories of Passion, plus various documentaries and music videos throughout her long career. Her documentary, Your Favorite, detailing her relationship with her father, won recognition at Athens International Film Festival and the American Film Festival. Brown’s latest documentary, You See Me, received a USC Humanities Research Grant and has has screened in Spain, Poland, Netherlands, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, Sudan and has received 7 nominations and 6 awards at international and national film festivals. 

Linda has taught at AFI, Maine Media Workshops, City University of Hong Kong, Temple University, the Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Arts and Multi-Media University in Malaysia. She is an Associate Professor and Head of the Cinematography track.