2014 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule
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Dru Brown

director The Suicide Theory

Dru is an award winning Australian filmmaker. Dru began his career based primarily in Asia, and working on both Asian and international productions for The History Channel, HBO and MGM among others. After two years of gaining experience and establishing himself, Dru Returned to Australia to pursue a career as a director.

Moving between bases, a period of short narrative work, including commercials, and several music videos for U.S based artists including Snob Scrilla, Pacewon, Mr Green and Freeway ensued.

2010 Ozploitation film Sleeper, starring WWE wrestler Raven and Bruce Hopkins (Lord of the Rings), became Dru's first feature production as Director. 

Dru's latest film, The Suicide Theory, in which he served as Producer and Director won the Grand Jury Prize at the L.A film festival, Dances With Films in 2014. Becoming the first international film to do so in the 17 year history of the festival.

It also won 3 awards at the Melbourne Underground Film Festival, and will screen Opening Night at the 2014 Austin Film Festival.

My Filmmakers Sessions

Thursday, October 23

10:00pm CDT

Saturday, October 25

12:30pm CDT