Meet The Team
Brian is the Director of B.R.E. Productions International, Inc. which is the home of The Art Of McGee, Vocal Zones USA, The Atlanta Creators, Fashion 4Wardz, The Miss Teen Dream USA Pageant system, Virtuoso Entertainments and, of course, Photography By Brian McGee.
Born in Mineola, New York in 1970, from the age of 2, Brian expressed an unusual passion 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 2 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.
Although his experience in this field excited him and fulfilled his ambitions, life's demands required Brian to take on a more stable means of income. Currently, Brian McGee is employed with Cartoon Network as a digital Illustrator where he is able to combine all of the aforementioned skills acquired in his various life experiences.
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 on our film and TV pre-Production company.
Brian's TV and storyboard resume includes work with:
Disney, Nickelodeon, Turner Network, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Sony Entertainment, Warner Brothers, Universal Pictures, Legendary Entertainment, DreamWorks, Marvel, Twentieth Century Fox, and MTV, just to name a few and has worked directly with Directors
Rod Lurie, Jason Bateman, Kay Cannon, Jeff January, Michael Satrazemis, Len Wiseman, John Singleton, Alrick Riley, Kari Skogland,
Michael Dougherty, Rosemary Rodriguez, Tommy Harper, Scott Peters, Craig Siebels, Liz Friedlander, Dean Parisot, Ari Sandel, Oz Scott
and many other luminaries within the film and TV industry.
Brian is also a regular storyboard artist for AMC's "The Walking Dead", Netflix's "Ozark", Marvel/Fox's "The Gifted", and NBC/Universal's "Good Girls" series.
And, on the commercial side, Brian has worked on prolific commercial projects for
Smith & Wesson, Kelloggs, McDonalds, Cheez-It, NFL, Zaxby's, Arizona Cardinals, Intel, Dodge, Pergo, RaceTrac, Geico, Microsoft, Hyundai,
Goodyear, Mitsubishi, Cox Communications, Home Depot, Coca-Cola, Spanx, Chrysler, to name just a few.
Brian's wife and partner in crime is Audrey Beharie-McGee who is the President of B.R.E. Productions International, Inc
Audrey has been involved in the music, entertainment and associated industry for over 35 years 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 including the amazing international British supermodel, Naomi Campbell.
Audrey also is a former "Miss Afro West Indies", a model, singer, songwriter and producer and has been signed to two major recording and publishing deals in the UK with 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 29 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 and Hourglass Studios was born in 1996.
Over the past 23 years, also staged in excess of 80 high caliber events in the UK and the US 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 in 2009 and created Vocal Zones USA, Fashion 4wardz, The Miss Teen Dream USA Pageant system and Virtuoso Entertainments, The Atlanta Creators and together with Brian's stellar reputation and knowledge, The Art Of McGee and Photographer By Brian McGee are also a part of the B.R.E Productions International, Inc. organization.
Audrey has been Brian's Assistant Director and photographer on all sessions since 2012 and loves being behind the camera and will be taking over the photography side of the business due to Brian's increasingly demanding film work.