Jessica Brown has been working in the film and television industry since 2003. In 2012 she incorporated her own production company, Peep Media Inc., spearheaded by herself, and award winning writer, actor and documentarian, Jackie Torrens. The two have completed two feature length documentaries, “My Week on Welfare” and “Edge of East” for documentary Channel and CBC Maritimes; and are currently in prep for their third feature length documentary. She also produced the low budget feature film “Noon Gun” with director Caley MacLennan; the short film “My Younger Older Sister”, with director Leah Johnston, and the short film/digital media project “Hidden Window”, with director Greg Jackson.
Other accomplishments include line producing and production managing the feature film “Bunker 6”; producing “Temple Mount” a 3 hour documentary with high end recreations for VisionTV; Season 3 of “TV with TV’s Jonathan Torrens” for Shaw Media’s TVtropolis and a 1-hour documentary for Vision TV entitled “The Devil We Know” through Arcadia Entertainment Inc. In 2010 she completed her first 26 episode high definition comedy series “TV with TV’s Jonathan Torrens” Season 2 for Canwest (now Shaw Media; Gemini nominee). In 2008 she produced the high definition documentary “Chasing Wild Horses” (BRAVO, CBC, OASIS HD), which has screened around the world and has won awards at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival- Best International Documentary), and Worldfest Houston (Platinum Remy Award).
Her professional background includes Producer positions on projects such as Temple Mount (VisionTV), Templars Last Stand (VisionTV), I Prophesy (VisionTV), Supernatural Investigator (VisionTV), s, Go Deep (Seasons 1&2- History Television); short films including You Can’t Do That on Film Anymore and Flush, and Production Management positions on Freemasonry Revealed, Dreamwrecks, Generation XXL, Cohen’s War, One Hit Wonder, and Come On Down: Searching for the American Dream.
Peep Media produces unique content presented in unique ways.
Peep Media Inc. was founded in 2012 by producer Jessica Brown and director/writer Jackie Torrens. Their documentaries include Edge of East, a look at 3 unusual subcultures in the east coast of Canada; My Week on Welfare, an examination into the reality of life on income assistance; Small Town Show Biz: 2 Dreams from a Harbourtown, an exploration into the motivations of two middle-aged performers; and their latest, Bernie Langille Wants To Know Who Killed Bernie Langille, a crime story that uses historically researched, intricate miniature sets to investigate the mysterious, unsolved death of a military electrician in 1968. These projects have aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the Documentary Channel and Bravofactual.
Peep Media’s documentaries have been nominated for Best Documentary by the Yorkton Film Festival and Screen Nova Scotia. The company has also received recognition in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly for their contribution to the arts and culture of the province.
Peep Media is dedicated to providing unique content presented in unique ways. Specializing in creative non-fiction series and one-off documentaries, Brown and Torrens have between them 30 plus years of award-winning work in the film and television industry.