OUR AIMS & OBJECTIVES
The aim of B.R.E. Productions International Inc is to create an affordable "synergy" to bridge the gap and provide avenues to actively and positively promote, encourage and give a voice to all those who have a keen interest and love for the Movie, Commercial Industry, Music, Performing, Photography, Filmmaking and the Creative Arts - regardless of age, abilities or stature to grow and nurture their talents and develop the confidence required to be a success in the business to bring to the forefront the iconic extravagance which soon herald Atlanta one of the most prestigious "Entertainment Capitals Of The World"
Brian McGee - who has a stellar resume and reputation within the world of television, film and entertainment.
Brian McGee is a native New Yorker.
From the age of 2, Brian expressed an unusual passion and talent for drawing, probably due to the exposure to his Father's raw talent having, spent hours watching him draw portraits and doodles.
Although, in his youth, Brian participated in many extra curricular art programs, formal training did not begin until he was accepted into New York's High school of Art & Design. It was there where he focused into the path of Illustration.
Brian continued his education with a 2 year stint at the School of Visual Arts. During this time he acquired his love for Baroque art and photography.
Brian started his professional career as a toy Designer for the now defunct Happiness Express Toy company. For 3 years he fine tuned his craft and developed his work ethic.
In 1996, Brian was hired as a character artist and relocated by the Walt Disney company to Burbank California thus further refining his skills. To Brian this was his second college. After 5 years with Disney, Brian decided to delve into a new more independent career. A self proclaimed "cinemaphile", Brian busied himself with the idea of becoming a storyboard artist, thus marrying his two passions.
He worked for several well known film directors on music videos, commercial spots, and major studio feature film projects such as Biker Boyz and 2 Fast 2 Furious.With over 25 years experience as an illustrator, songwriter, photographer and storyboard artist working in New York, Atlanta, California for various companies, Brian brings a wealth and expert knowledge base to
B.R.E. Productions International, Inc. on our film and TV
To date, Brian's credentials include working with several well-known directors on music videos, commercial spots and major film and television projects for :-
Disney, Nickelodeon, Turner Network, Cartoon Network, MTV, Adult Swim, HBO, AMC, CW, Fox, Marvel, NBC, Warner Bros, Sony Entertainment, Universal, Disney+, DreamWorks working with the likes of Rod Lurie, Kari Skogland, Ava DuVernay,
Misha Green, Jason Bateman, Jonathan Frakes, Robert Duncan McNeil, Neema Barnette, Juel Taylor, Allison Liddi-Brown,
Tyler Perry, Len Wiseman, Kay Cannon, the late John Singleton, Anthony Hemingway, Jeff January, Ari Sandel, Oz Scott,
Michael Satrazemis, Alrick Riley, Michael Dougherty,
Rosemary Rodriguez, Krystin Ver Linden, Tommy Harper,
Scott Peters, Craig Siebels, Liz Friedlander, Dean Parisot,
Avi Youbian and many other luminaries within the film and TV industry.
And, on the commercial side, Brian has worked on prolific commercial projects for Smith & Wesson, Kelloggs, McDonalds, Cheez-It, NFL, Zaxby's, Home Depot, Arizona Cardinals, Intel, Dodge, Pergo, RaceTrac, Geico, Microsoft, Hyundai, Holiday Inn, Rolex, Under Armour, Goodyear, Mitsubishi, Cox Home Depot, Coca-Cola, Spanx, Chrysler, to name a few, where he has lent his talent and expertise.
Brian is also a photographer, musician and music producer.
Currently, Brian McGee is represented by his wife and business partner, Audrey Beharie-McGee and will be traveling to the UK in July 2021 to open their London office.
And, Brian's wife and partner in crime is
Audrey has been involved in the music, entertainment and associated industry for nearly 40 years as a singer, songwriter, producer and vocal and performing arts coach, and has worked for some prestigious and well known music industry orientated contact so has a vast experience in the world of music, beauty and entertainment.
Audrey was trained at the prestigious finishing school -
"The London Academy of Modeling" in London, England by the renowned modeling coach, writer and body language expert, Judi James, who has trained some of the biggest names in the industry.
And, 1983, she was signed by Sir Peter Waterman, the owner of PWL Records and All Boys Music, as a singer/songwriter and then signed a major recording contract with Polydor Records.
Whilst signed at Polydor, Audrey also worked for MCA Records in London with the stellar and reputable major acts signed to the label in their London office as a Promotions Coordinator creating promotional tours, campaigns, liaising with key contacts at radio across the UK, and being a perfect Ambassador for MCA and the roster of artists.
This would allowed Audrey to be able to “marry” and see the workings of all facets and mechanics of both sides of the industry – as an artist signed to a label and as the record label itself label – and forge out an extension of her experience, knowledge and wisdom within the business.
With the skills, experience and insight gained from her opportunities, and concentrated on applying these talents, Audrey formed her own label - Raja Records - to promote their product, devise marketing strategies and sell to record shops, distributors both domestically in the UK and abroad. And, after 30 years, you are still able to purchase the track on Ebay or Amazon!!
And, in 1988, she had the honor to work for Sir Paul McCartney, the late Linda McCartney and The McCartney family at their private offices in London, UK.
In an event to give something positive, tangible and inspirational to the up-and-coming talent, Vocal Zones, B.R.E. Productions, Inner City Groove Records and Hourglass Studios was born in 1996.
Without any funding whatsoever, Audrey went about creating a safe shelter, inspiration haven and nurturing environment to a great many raw but talented individuals, up and coming producers, engineers and songwriters using her skills acquired, vocal and performing arts as a vehicle where she would coach, mentor and inspire in whatever way she could to allow them to make excellent inroads into their careers, to make them bloom, blossom and thrive under the protection of her wings.
If you ask Audrey, she will always tell you that this truly was God's Gift to her to be able to fulfill a divine purpose and that "she" herself is just the "humanity" required to do so.
Over the past 25 years, also staged in excess of 60 talent showcases and events in the UK which she felt was necessary to allow the growth of confidence and hone and perfect their personal and performing arts skills.
Audrey arrived in Atlanta GA from London, UK in 2009 and re-established her vocal and performing arts academy, Vocal Zones USA, and The Miss Teen Dream Pageant System, as well as the creation of Fashion 4wardz and Virtuoso Entertainments.
Together with Brian's stellar reputation, credentials and knowledge,
The Art Of McGee and Photographer By McGee are also an intrinsic part of B.R.E Productions International, Inc. organization and, pending the health and safety protocols relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, hope to successfully travel to London, UK to open their London office in July 2021.
"From Small Acorns, Great Oaks Grow"