Brittany Clemons is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker and development executive at MarVista Entertainment, a FOX Entertainment company. Prior to working in feature film development, Brittany developed in the doc and unscripted space for HBO, CNN, Freeform, and Quibi, and a scripted podcast for Audible. As a producer, her documentary work includes Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s award-winning PBS series “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross” and celebrity genealogy series “Finding Your Roots,” NBC’s documentary special “Hope & Fury: MLK, the Movement, and the Media,” for which she received a News and Documentary Emmy nomination, and AMC’s six-part docuseries “Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America.”
As a filmmaker, her narrative work focuses on women-driven stories that explore identity, duality, and the abuse of power through genre-bending storytelling rooted in Black history. Brittany’s most recent short film “Blight,” which explores police brutality and environmental racism through a sci-fi lens, has won awards and screened in festivals nationwide, including the American Black Film Festival. Her screenplays have placed in multiple competitions, including Sundance’s Episodic Lab, where she was a finalist. In 2021, Brittany was mentored by Cheo Hodari Coker, creator of Marvel’s “Luke Cage,” through Sophia Chang’s Unlock Her Potential mentorship initiative. As a 2022 fellow of the Orchard Project’s Audio Lab, she’s currently developing a supernatural, southern gothic audio drama that explores generational trauma and racial inequities.