Jamila J. Brown

Jamila J. Brown

Screenwriter, director and producer in New York City, New York

About Jamila

Jamila J. Brown is a screenwriter, director and producer from Brooklyn, NY. She graduated with a degree in communications and creative writing from Manhattanville College. Jamila has always had a passion for telling stories, however It wasn't until her senior year when she won a screenwriting award that she knew filmmaking was a world she needed to be a part of. In 2014 she made her first debut as a director, writer, and producer in GoFish, a short film inspired by her neighborhood. "NYC the Movie" starring recording artist Troy Ave, is her second independent film. Jamila continues to perfect her craft as a filmmaker, developing projects for this late fall and summer of 2017.

Name: Jamila J. Brown

Lives in: New York City, New York

Occupation: Screenwriter, Director and Producer

Unique traits: Creative process is everything and should be respected. I like to direct the scenes and give the actors their space to direct their own moods!


  • GoFish

    GoFish (2015)
    Film (Short and Drama) Director GoFish is a short film about two girls, one African American and one Jewish, growing up in Brooklyn in 1991 shortly after the Crown Heights Riots.

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