Brenda Robinson

Entertainment Attorney | Film & Television Producer | Investor | Philanthropist

Brenda Robinson is an entertainment attorney and producer with extensive experience in the film, television and music industries. She has been an advisor to many entertainment and production companies, including Amazon Studios, IMDb, HiddenLight Productions and Wavelength.

Brenda was most recently a financier on the Academy Award-winning documentary Icarus, as well as Won’t You Be My Neighbor and Step. She is an executive producer on numerous projects including the BAFTA-nominated Passing, directed by Rebecca Hall and produced by Nina Yang Bongiovi and Forest Whitaker; the Emmy-nominated United Skates, alongside executive producer John Legend;  Jump Shot: The Kenny Sailors Story, alongside executive producer Steph Curry; and Uncharted, alongside executive producer Alicia Keys.

Brenda is a member of Impact Partners, a film financing collective dedicated to funding independent documentary storytelling that engages with pressing social issues and propels the art of cinema forward. As a dedicated philanthropist in the arts and entertainment community and advocate on behalf of creative artists, Brenda currently serves as the Board Chair of Film Independent, is on the board of The Representation Project, founded by California First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom, is an advisor to The Redford Center, co-founded by Robert Redford and his son James Redford and is a board member of the GRAMMY Museum Foundation.

Brenda is a member of The Recording Academy, BAFTA and the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). She is a graduate of the University of Michigan and obtained her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a certificate in business and public policy from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School.