Jamie Brown

Jamie Brown, CEO and Executive Producer, Frantic Films

Over the past 16 years, Jamie Brown has been proud to see Frantic become one of Canada’s leading content creators, gaining recognition for its creative efforts and business success.

Jamie is the creator, producer and executive producer of many successful and award-winning projects. He created and produced Pioneer Quest, the first “living-history” program in North America, which went on to set several ratings records. He has created or co-created over a dozen series and is responsible for hundreds of hours of content, including TV movies and mini-series, feature films, lifestyle programs and documentaries.

Prior to joining Frantic in 2000, Jamie began his career as a lawyer with the prominent Toronto law firm McMillan LLP, where he focused on corporate finance and entertainment law. He also worked as Director of Business and Legal Affairs at Sullivan Entertainment Group and later Nelvana Ltd. He began his producing career at Credo Entertainment Corporation in 1998, where he worked on features, series and documentaries.

Jamie was the first recipient of the LIONSGATE Innovative Producer Award, was one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40, received the I.H. Asper Broadcast Entrepreneur of the Future Award, was nominated as the New Media Visionary at the Canadian New Media Awards and was named the CFTPA’s Entrepreneur of the Year. Among his many creative awards are Gemini, Banff Rockie, Golden Sheaf and Accolade awards. He is the Past-Chair of the Board of the Canadian Media Producers Association and has been Chair of Canada’s National Screen Institute.