Mike Brown attended Howard University and NYU’s Graduate Film School where he studied under celebrated filmmakers such as Spike Lee.
He has directed a several music videos and short films including, A RIOT IN THE DARK, Best Short at the Harlem International Film Festival, and the recently filmed #THEFEELINGYOUGET, starring Julito McCullum (The Wire). Michael has received support from the Sundance Institute, Jerome Foundation, and Tribeca Film Institute for his work.
For 4 years, Mike L Brown worked as the personal videographer to Sean “Diddy” Combs’ company where he helped shoot the MTV fashion documentary, IF I WERE KING. Mike’s own major directorial debut, 25 TO LIFE, will be presented by Ava Duvernay’s AFFRM in theatre’s across America and in the UK.