Francis Yashua Brown is the founder and the creative director of AnimaxFYB Studios in Ghana. An award-winning filmmaker he is trained in a number of different cinematic mediums, and has over a decade of experience in the audio-visual industry. He is a member of the International Academy of Arts and Sciences (EMMY), a Jury at MIPCOM in Cannes and a frequent speaker on different film and television forums around the world. He was shortlisted for the 42nd Student Academy Awards (Oscars), won Best Animation Film at the Africa International Film Festival 2016 (AFFRIF), he won Best Creative Artist 2017 at the Black British Entertainment Awards, animator of the year at the 2017 Ghana UK Based Awards (GUBA) and also Best Animation at the 2018 Ghana Movie Awards.

In 2019 face2face Africa named him one of the five African animators who can give their Hollywood counterparts a run for the money. His Mmofra channel, a 70min children’s variety program debuted on Amazon Prime making him the first African animation producer to achieve such a feat. In 2021, his short 3D animated film ‘ROOM 5’ was nominated at Annecy International Animation Film Festival. Making him the only West African director to be nominated for the year and one out of four films from Africa. He is a regular feature at Meta Cinema Forum, the largest Africa and Middle East film and cinema convention. He is also a planning committee member and artistic director of the Afrotino music festival where Latino and African performers will be meeting in a series of cross-country concerts in Panama, Costa Rica, Colombia and Mexico.

Francis Y. Brown has been a guest on 2 episodes.