Bio + Filmography

  • BIO

    Mariel Brown is an award-winning filmmaker and director of the creative and production companies SAVANT and SAVANT Films. Based in Trinidad and Tobago, Mariel has been working in film and television since 1997. She is committed to uncovering and documenting the Caribbean’s rich history and culture, and is especially interested in exploring the lives of its often-unheralded artists and writers. Mariel latest work, Unfinished Sentences, is a personal exploration of her tumultuous relationship with her late father, writer Wayne Brown.

    SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY

    FILM WORK
    – 2018. Unfinished Sentences (Doc. 95 mins)
    – 2013. Smallman: The World My Father Made (Doc. 10 mins)
    – 2011: Inward Hunger: The Story of Eric Williams (Doc in 3 parts)
    – 2010: The Solitary Alchemist (Doc. 63 mins)
    – 2007: The Insatiable Season (Doc. 52 mins)
     
    TELEVISION WORK
    – 2015. The West Indies at War (Four-part documentary series)
    – 2014. Within These Walls (10-part documentary series)
    – 2013. Now Yuh Cooking (Six-part cooking series)
    – 2006. Makin’ Mas With Brian McFarlane (Six-part documentary series)
    – 2004-2008. Sancoche (Six seasons, cooking and lifestyle series)

    FESTIVALS & AWARDS

    For UNFINISHED SENTENCES:

    • Ventana Caribe Selection. Ventana Sur. Buenos Aires, 2015
    • Primera Mirada selection (work-in-progress). IFF Panama, 2017
    • Trinidad & Tobago Premiere. Bocas Literary Fest 2018
    • Official Selection. IFF Panama 2018
    • Winner. Best Trinidad+Tobago Feature Film. Trinidad+Tobago Film Fest 2018
    • Winner Best Feature Length Film. Caribbean Tales Film Fest, Toronto 2018
    • Official Selection. Island House Film Festival. Bahamas 2019
    • Official Selection. Havana FF 2018
    • International Documentary Competition. FICSUR, Argentina. 2019

     
    For THE WEST INDIES AT WAR:

    • Best Documentary for Television. Caribbean Broadcasting Union, 2017

     
    For SMALLMAN: THE WORLD MY FATHER MADE:

    • Best Documentary Short. Caribbean Tales International FF 2016

     
    For INWARD HUNGER: THE STORY OF ERIC WILLIAMS:

    • Best Local Feature. Trinidad and Tobago FF 2012

     
    For THE SOLITARY ALCHEMIST:

    • Best Local Feature. Trinidad and Tobago FF 2009

     
    For THE INSTATIABLE SEASON:

    • Audience Choice for Best Documentary. Trinidad and Tobago FF 2007
  • BIO

    Mariel Brown es una galardonada cineasta de Trinidad y Tobago , que trabaja en cine y televisión desde 1997 dedicada a descubrir y documentar la rica historia y cultura del Caribe, y en particular de sus artistas, con frecuencia poco reconocidos. Mariel también dirige las productoras SAVANT y SAVANT Films. Mariel está está ahora comenzando el recorrido de festivales con su documental, Unfinished Sentences, que explora la tumultuosa relación con su padre, el fallecido poeta y escritor Wayne Brown.

    FILMOGRAFÍA

    TRABAJOS PARA CINE
    – 2017. Unfinished Sentences (Doc. 95 min)
    – 2013. Smallman: The World My Father Made (Doc. 10 min)
    – 2011. Inward Hunger: The Story of Eric Williams (Doc en 3 partes)
    – 2010. The Solitary Alchemist (Doc. 63 min)
    – 2007. The Insatiable Season (Doc. 52 min)
     
    TRABAJOS PARA TELEVISIÓN
    – 2015. The West Indies at War (serie documental de 4 episodios)
    – 2014. Within These Walls (serie documental de 10 episodios)
    – 2013. Now Yuh Cooking (serie de culinaria)
    – 2006. Makin’ Mas With Brian McFarlane (serie documental de 6 episodios)
    – 2004-2008. Sancoche (6 temporadas, serie de culinaria y estilo de vida)

    FESTIVALES Y PREMIOS

    Por UNFINISHED SENTENCES:

    • Selección Ventana Caribe. Ventana Sur. Buenos Aires, 2015
    • Selección Primera Mirada (work-in-progress) IFF Panama, 2017
    • Premiere en Trinidad & Tobago. Bocas Literary Fest 2018
    • Selección oficial. IFF Panama 2018
    • Ganador. Mejor Largometraje de Trinidad+Tobago.Trinidad+Tobago Film Fest 2018
    • Ganador. Mejor Largometraje. Caribbean Tales Film Fest, Toronto 2018
    • Selección oficial. Festival Internacional de Cine de la Habana 2018
    • Selección oficial. Island House Film Festival. Bahamas 2019
    • Competencia Internacional de Documentales. FICSUR, Argentina. 2019

     
    Por THE WEST INDIES AT WAR:

    • Mejor Documental para TV. Caribbean Broadcasting Union, 2017

     
    Por SMALLMAN: THE WORLD MY FATHER MADE:

    • Mejor Corto Documental. Caribbean Tales International FF 2016

     
    Por INWARD HUNGER: THE STORY OF ERIC WILLIAMS:

    • Mejor Película Local. Trinidad and Tobago FF 2012

     
    Por THE SOLITARY ALCHEMIST:

    • Mejor Película Local. Trinidad and Tobago FF 2009

     
    Por THE INSTATIABLE SEASON:

    • Premio del Público al Mejor Documental. Trinidad and Tobago FF 2007
  • BIO

    Mariel Brown é uma reconhecida cineasta nascida em Trinidad & Tobago, que trabalha no cinema e na televisão desde 1997, dedicada a descobrir e documentar a rica história e cultura do Caribe e, em particular, a de seus artistas, muitas vezes poco reconhecidos. Mariel também dirige as produtoras SAVANT e SAVANT Films. Mariel está começando o recorrido de festivais com o seu documentário, Unfinished Sentences, que explora a tumultuada relação com seu pai, o falecido poeta e escritor Wayne Brown.

    FILMOGRAFIA

    TRABAJOS PARA CINE
    – 2017. Unfinished Sentences (Doc. 95 min)
    – 2013. Smallman: The World My Father Made (Doc. 10 min)
    – 2011. Inward Hunger: The Story of Eric Williams (Doc em 3 partes)
    – 2010. The Solitary Alchemist (Doc. 63 min)
    – 2007. The Insatiable Season (Doc. 52 min)
     
    TRABAJOS PARA TELEVISIÓN
    – 2015. The West Indies at War (serie documental de 4 episodios)
    – 2014. Within These Walls (serie documental de 10 episodios)
    – 2013. Now Yuh Cooking (serie de culinaria)
    – 2006. Makin’ Mas With Brian McFarlane (serie documental de 6 episodios)
    – 2004-2008. Sancoche (6 temporadas, serie de culinaria y estilo de vida)

    FESTIVAIS E PRÊMIOS

    Por UNFINISHED SENTENCES:

    • Seleção Ventana Caribe. Ventana Sur. Buenos Aires, 2015
    • Seleção Primera Mirada (work-in-progress) IFF Panama, 2017
    • Premiere em Trinidad & Tobago. Bocas Literary Fest 2018
    • Seleção oficial. IFF Panama 2018
    • Ganhador. Melhor Longa-metragem de Trinidad+Tobago.Trinidad+Tobago Film Fest 2018
    • Ganhador. Melhor Longa-metragem. Caribbean Tales Film Fest, Toronto 2018
    • Seleção oficial. Festival Internacional de Cine de Havana 2018
    • Seleção oficial. Island House Film Festival. Bahamas 2019
    • Mostra Internacional Competitiva de Documentário. FICSUR, Argentina. 2019

     
    Por THE WEST INDIES AT WAR:

    • Melhor Documentário para TV. Caribbean Broadcasting Union, 2017

     
    Por SMALLMAN: THE WORLD MY FATHER MADE:

    • Melhor Curta Documentário. Caribbean Tales International FF 2016

     
    Por INWARD HUNGER: THE STORY OF ERIC WILLIAMS:

    • Melhor Filme Local. Trinidad and Tobago FF 2012

     
    Por THE SOLITARY ALCHEMIST:

    • Melhor Filme Local. Trinidad and Tobago FF 2009

     
    Por THE INSTATIABLE SEASON:

    • Prêmio do Júri Popular. Trinidad and Tobago FF 2007

Films in our Library

Infinished Sentences