Brittney Shepherd is a newly Texas-based documentary and narrative filmmaker. Her films have screened at festivals around the world, and she has also produced numerous hours of quality programing for public and cable television for outlets such as the Smithsonian Channel, ESPN, CNBC, and PBS's award-winning series INDEPENDENT LENS.
Recently, alongside Ecky Malick, wife of Academy-Award winning director Terrence Malick, Brittney produced the upcoming children’s adventure film, INTO THE WHO KNOWS! (Dir: Micah Barber). She co-produced the PBS documentary, A FRAGILE TRUST (Dir: Samantha Grant), about the Jayson Blair plagiarism scandal at The New York Times and is the co-creator of PBS news game, DECISIONS ON DEADLINE, which teaches journalism ethics through an interactive and entertaining experience. Brittney is also the Co-Producer of OUT RUN (Dir: Johnny Symons & S. Leo Chiang), the new feature documentary that follows the only LGBT political party in the world on its historic quest to win Congressional seats in the Philippines. Brittney was the Associate Producer of the Emmy® Award-nominated A VILLAGE CALLED VERSAILLES and MR. CAO GOES TO WASHINGTON (Dir: S. Leo Chiang).
She is a CPB/PBS Producer’s Academy alum, a former Bay Area Video Coalition MediaMaker Fellow and Emerging Artist Professionals fellow. Brittney holds a B.A. from UC Berkeley in Ethnic Studies.