Marcy Brown is an educator and independent filmmaker, and also the co-founder of
Wisteria Pictures, Inc. Her expertise in gathering and preserving oral histories on film and video makes
her an ideal match for the Ancestors instructional media project.
Marcy has written, produced and directed documentaries in diverse world-wide locations, with topics
ranging from Shakespeare to the Olympics to Christianity in Africa. She also writes and produces media
for the educational market. Marcy holds a B.A. degree in English from Indiana University and an M.F.A.
in film production from B.Y.U., and did post-graduate training with BBC producer Stephen Peet in England.
She has taught film classes at the university level and, when her production schedule permits, conducts
seminars on media literacy and oral history filmmaking.