Nathaniel J. Brown
Fillmmaker & creative director born in Australia and raised in the United States. Now based between New York City and Shanghai. Fulbright scholar; fluent in Chinese; and equally comfortable in remote mountain ranges, sensitive political situations, and avant-garde performance pieces.
Nathaniel was a Fulbright Scholar to China in 2013-2014 and an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation fellow in 2012. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Middlebury College and has studied at Tsinghua University in Beijing and National Taiwan University in Taipei, receiving a U.S. State Department Critical Language Enhancement Award and a Taiwanese Ministry of Education Huayu Scholarship. Nathaniel is director of product for Wing on Wo and Co in New York, and was editor for the books, The Port and The Image: Documenting China’s Harbor Cities and 50 Contemporary Photobooks from China 2009-2014
As a filmmaker he has worked both on his own films and with a wide range of clients including cultural institutions, brands and major news outlets, such as: CNN, The World Bank, Nike, South China Morning Post, the British Council, Sotheby's, IDEO, the Shanghai Center of Photography, Nowness, LEAP, and Asia Week New York
photos, words and illustrations
©Nathaniel Brown and Jieming Sun, 2015