Pennie Brown, has worked on some of Australia’s highest rating TV Drama’s for the Seven Network as an Associate Producer, including Winners & Losers S1 and City Homicide S2 & S3. In 2013 Pennie produced the Kinne Pilot for Seven working with Executive Producer MaryAnne Carroll, and is currently the Associate Producer on Wentworth with Series Producer Amanda Crittenden.
Pennie has worked as an Associate Producer at Matchbox Pictures on the docu-drama Real Housewives of Melbourne & reality series Formal Wars, and also at Princess Pictures as the Line Producers Associate on Chris Lilley’s comedy Jonah from Tonga. Earlier projects have included comedy series Summer Heights High and features Ghost Rider, Attack of the Saber Tooth, Irresistible and Valentines Day as a 2nd Assistant Director.
Pennie has a passion for producing drama and comedy and independently produced three short films in less than two years. Two shorts reached Tropfest’s top 50 in 2012 & 2013. In 2013 Pennie developed & produced a web series called Northside with comedy duo Girls Uninterrupted (Nicolette Minster & Louise Joy McCrae). The same year, Pennie produced a documentary on Coal Seam Gas mining in Victoria, Gippsland is Precious, gaining national media attention on channel 10's The Project and ABC radio. Pennie’s follow up anti CSG documentary, Farmland Not Gaslands, had it’s world premier at the 2014 Melbourne Environmental Film Festival, where it won the People’s Choice Award, Best Short Film.
In 2013 Pennie was announced as a SPAA "One to watch" in the SPAA mentoring program. She graduated from RMIT media studies in 1999.