William A. Brown

President & Resident Senior Producer/Director

William A. Brown is an independent filmmaker and visual artist whose award winning work has been shown at festivals throughout the world. As President of Atlanta Video, Mr. Brown has produced literally thousands of media projects since the company’s inception in 1976. His documentaries have aired on PBS and The Arts & Entertainment Network. Mr. Brown also writes feature films and film articles. He recently retired from the Film & Media Studies Department at Emory University. Mr. Brown has written, produced, and directed projects for IBM, the Coca-Cola Company, and the High Museum of Art. His art works are in the permanent collection of the High Museum of Art and have been shown at the Corcoran Museum of Art. In his spare time Mr. Brown can be found filming architectural oddities and ritual crowd activities anywhere from Las Vegas to Angkor Wat.

 

Brian Brackney
Vice President/Technical Director

Mr. Brackney has been with Atlanta Video since the company’s inception in 1976. He holds a degree in philosophy from Emory University and graduated with highest honors in electronics from Dekalb College in Atlanta. Mr. Brackney is one of the owners of Atlanta Video and is responsible for video system design and engineering. Mr. Brackney was the technical director for all of Court Television’s remote work with Atlanta Video including numerous nationally broadcast, high profile trials. Brian is responsible for maintaining all technical standards on all our location, studio, and editing projects. Mr. Brackney has an extensive background in music history and theory and listens to classical music when he is not on a bird watching expedition.

 

Brian Cox
Editor/Graphics Artist

Mr. Cox has been Atlanta Video’s primary editor since 1997. He has an extensive background in film theory and history. He has a Bachelor's Degree in English from Furman University and a Master of Science Degree in Design and Technical Communication from Southern Polytechnic State University. Projects include programs for IBM, The Coca-Cola Company, American Cancer Society, Toshiba (Music Video), The Atlanta Regional Council, High Museum of Art (Salvador Dali and The Art of Golf), GPTV (Emory Symphony performance), MTV (Cartel Video), L-3 Communications, American Heart Association, and the U.S. Department of Energy. Brian was the primary editor and graphics artist on virtually every project featured on Atlanta Video’s web site. In his spare time Brian reads contemporary fiction between dad sitting duties with his young daughter.