Brooks Institute Welcomes Renowned Studio Executive, Director and Producer Chuck Braverman as Film Program Chair
January 31, 2013
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We are proud and excited to welcome Chuck Braverman, an award-winning documentary film maker, director and studio executive, as the new program chair for the Brooks Institute film department. In his role, Braverman will not only lead the film program but also develop a strategic direction for its future.
Braverman's professional experience is extensive. He's run his own successful production company for more than 40 years, been a senior studio executive at Sony and a professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He also has directed many television episodes including well-known shows such as "Baywatch," "Melrose Place," "Northern Exposure" and "Beverly Hills, 90210." He is the co-founder and managing director of the annual Westdoc Conference for documentary and reality producers.
"Chuck has an eclectic background and extensive experience, from directing dozens of episodic television shows, movies for TV, producing, writing major award winning documentary programs and running his own production company," says Gail Fisher, department chair for the school of film | communication. "With his industry experience, connections and vision, he will be a valuable resource in taking Brooks’ film program to new heights."