Ken Brown (born March 12, 1944, Dayton, Ohio) is an American filmmaker, photographer, cartoonist, and designer. He grew up in Amherst, Massachusetts, relocated to Cambridge, Massachusetts, and currently lives in New York City. He has directed dozens of animations, experimental films and video documentaries over the last four decades.
In 1967-69 Brown used Super 8mm to create psychedelic imagery for the light shows at the Boston Tea Party club. His animated films have been seen on AMC, MTV, VH1 and Sesame Street. A 40-year retrospective of his work was shown January 2007 at the Anthology Film Archives, which outlined Brown’s extensive work in the following notes: