Los Angeles based producer Effie T. Brown and her company Duly Noted Inc. were the force behind such critically acclaimed HBO Films as Stranger Inside, Real Women Have Curves and Everyday People. She also executive produced, in association with Sony Screen Gems and Pathe International, In the Cut. Brown’s next film Rocket Science won the Sundance 2007 Grand Jury Prize for Directing and was nominated for Best First Feature, Best Screenplay and Best Actress by the Independent Spirit Awards. In 2009, she produced Polish Bar and The Inheritance. From 2011-2013, Brown re-teamed with the award winning producing/directing team of Jon Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia to produce WIGS, a brand new original content channel for Google/YouTube. The WIGS channel is currently the number one scripted channel on YouTube. During the summer of 2013, Effie Brown under her company Duly Noted Inc., produced her latest feature film titled Dear White People. The film was accepted to the Dramatic competition category in the 2014 Sundance Film festival and won the Special Jury Prize for Breakthrough Talent. Dear White People will be released theatrically Fall of 2014.