Commissions

Screen Shot 2015-12-29 at 2.02.58 PMThe West Indies at War
Client: The Parliament Channel

The West Indies at War is a four-part television series which explores the oft’-overlooked participation of West Indian soldiers in World War I.  In addition, the series addresses the question of how the experience of the war kickstarted significant changes to the socio-economic landscape of the region, towards more participatory governance and workers’ rights.

Winner Best Television Documentary, Caribbean Broadcasting Union Awards, 2016.

You can watch West Indies at War on the Parliament Channel’s YouTube Channel.

Credits
Executive Producer: The Parliament Channel
Producers for The Parliament Channel: Candice Dubarry and Colleen Holder
Series creator, producer, director and editor: Mariel Brown
Co-writers and researchers: Lynne Parks and Dainia Wright
Original Music: Francesco Emmanuel
Director of Photography: Sean Edghill

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Screen Shot 2014-04-18 at 6.54.44 PMWithin These Walls
Client: 
The Parliament Channel

“Within These Walls” provides brief and insightful glimpses into both the social and architectural histories of some of Trinidad and Tobago’s most recognisable buildings.

The ten episodes cover iconic buildings such as Whitehall, the President’s House (pictured at left), the Red House, the Cabildo and the Hall of Justice.  The programmes were broadcast on The Parliament Channel, and are also available to watch on their YouTube channel.

Credits
Executive Producer: The Parliament Channel
Producer for The Parliament Channel: Candice Dubarry
Series Producer, co-producer, co-writer, co-director and editor: Mariel Brown
Co-producer, co-writer, co-director: Juliette McCawley
Original Music: Francesco Emmanuel
Camera Operators: Maurice AlexanderSean Edghill, Selwyn Henry

 

Screen Shot 2015-03-16 at 5.58.27 PMSons of the Old White and Blue
Client: 
St Mary’s College Past Students’ Union

Commissioned by St Mary’s College (CIC) to mark the 150th anniversary of the founding of the school, Sons of the Old White and Blue is a loving homage to CIC’s long and impressive history. It looks at several key facets of the college including education, religion, sport, culture and ethics and values.

Credits
Executive Producer: CIC Sesquicentennial Committee
Producer/ Director: Mariel Brown
Original Music: Chantal Esdelle
Camera Operators: Maurice AlexanderSean Edghill, Selwyn Henry

 

Screen Shot 2015-03-16 at 5.56.27 PMNow Yuh Cooking!
Client: Collier Morrison and Belgrave (CMB)

A fun and energetic romp around the kitchen with hosts Sonny Bling and Deborah Boucaud-Mason, Now Yuh Cooking was as series of six 6-minute cooking programmes which were commissioned to highlight Unilver’s cooking products, Golden Ray, Cookeen and Blue Band.  The programmes ran on national television and were also used on a branded website.

Credits
Producer for CMB: Christie Harewood
AE for CMB: Janet Awon
Producer/ Director: Mariel Brown
Editing and Motion Graphics: Nigel Thompson
Director of Photography: Jason Riley 
Camera Operators: Iain Waller, Selwyn Henry