Effie T. Brown is a film and television producer, known for the highly acclaimed independent feature Dear White People. She currently serves as Executive Vice President of Development and Production for Lee DanielsEntertainment.
Through her company, Duly Noted, Inc., Brown is producing the Lionsgate feature Flyy Girl (based off the best selling novel by Omar Tyree) and she recently sold The Good House (by acclaimed novelist Tananarive Due), to Lifetime films.
She has produced several critically acclaimed HBO Films and award-winning projects including Stranger Inside, Jane Campion’s In the Cut, Real Women Have Curves, Everyday People and Rocket Science. In 2015, Brown joined Matt Damon and Ben Affleck as Producer and Mentor in the controversial reboot of Project Greenlight. With a love of multiple platforms Brown focused on digital episodic content and produced over 130 episodes of WIGS, an award winning, original content channel funded by Google/YouTube. Currently, the number one scripted channel on YouTube, WIGS has recently been picked up for wider distribution via Hulu.