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Brown Club LA presents the Brown Media Group film festival



The Brown Club of Los Angeles and Brown Media Group are proud to present the first West Coast iteration of BMG's annual film festival. Featuring a selection of short films produced by Brown alums, this will be a celebration of storytelling, cinema and the creativity that Brunonians bring to this artistic medium.

We are honored to have producer Michael Costigan '90 of Aggregate Films (Ozark, Under the Banner of Heaven, The Outsider) as our inaugural guest speaker.

There will be a separately-ticketed afterparty following the screening. Watch this space for details!

WHEN: Saturday, December 10 @7:30pm WHERE: Fine Arts Theater (8556 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills)

Purchase tickets here:

https://bbis.advancement.brown.edu/bbphenix/Events/Brown-Club-of-LA/2022/BrownMediaGroupFilmFestivalLosAngeles?erid=ea27705a-b7ab-47f7-b20a-973efa23f202&trid=ea27705a-b7ab-47f7-b20a-973efa23f202

Guest Speaker Michael Costigan


Michael Costigan is a film and television producer based in Los Angeles. He is a partner at Aggregate Films, with a first look deal at Netflix. Aggregate is a production company founded by Jason Bateman and partner Michael Costigan which creates film, television, documentary and unscripted programming across all platforms. Aggregate most recently released Under The Banner Of Heaven starring Andrew Garfield; A Teacher, starring Kate Mara & Nick Robinson; the final season of acclaimed Netflix series Ozark, for which Bateman won the Emmy® for “Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series,” as well as The Outsider on HBO starring Ben Mendelson and Cynthia Errivo, based on the Stephen King novel.

Aggregate Films also has the upcoming Peacock series Based On a True Story starring Kaley Cuoco; the Netflix romantic comedy Your Place Or Mine, from writer-director Aline Brosh McKenna, which stars Reese Witherspoon and Ashton Kutcher and will debut February 10, 2023; and Apple TV+’s limited series Lessons In Chemistry starring Brie Larson and based on the best selling novel by Bonnie Garmus.

Through his previous company COTA Films, Costigan produced Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile starring Zac Efron as the notorious Ted Bundy for Netflix, Dumplin’ (2018), the hit musical starring Jennifer Aniston and Danielle MacDonald for Netflix, A Bigger Splash, directed by Luca Guadagnino and starring Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Matthias Schoenaerts and Dakota Johnson for Fox Searchlight and Studio Canal, and Ghost in the Shell at DreamWorks, directed by Rupert Sanders and starring Scarlett Johansson, Takeshi Kitano and Juliette Binoche.

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