Life is too short to be stuck in the rut of monotonous routine, especially when it comes to your profession. Of course, everyone has their forte and wants to pursue a career they are passionate about, but there is no denying that we all are capable of doing wonders and achieving excellence in different fields. Due to the advancement of the digital world, access to information and learning opportunities are easily accessible in the most remote areas of the world. We live in the 21st century, and now more than ever, we are witnessing many people going beyond the boundaries. They are breaking stereotypes no matter what profession they belong to and are dabbling in various things, which is certainly not an easy feat.
People like Dr. Savoy Brummer have proven how much you can achieve if you have faith and confidence in yourself as well as the courage to face failure. Besides being one of the best physicians in the United States of America, Dr. Brummer has much more to him than meets the eye. His heightened passion for the entertainment industry resulted in his incredible vision as a Hollywood producer. Dr. Brummer always hoped to be part of the showbiz industry someday. As a doctor, his role with patients has always been sacred, and they are his top priority. However, he always wanted to be a part of this glamorous world, and his dream finally came true once he started producing movies. His hard work definitely paid off when he worked with some of the world’s best production houses, including the streaming giant Netflix.
Dr. Brummer received his medical degree from the NYU School of Medicine. He then went on to complete his emergency medicine residency at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated from the prestigious Howard University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Currently, he is the President and CEO of A Safe Way Forward in Pasadena, California, and is a superb emergency physician. Over 100 specialist practices, including occupational health, urgent care, emergency departments, and freestanding emergency departments, have been created and put into operation by him. It provided a thorough medical strategy to securely launch film, television shows, music, and festival productions in a pre-vaccine COVID-19 time. A group of board-certified emergency physicians with significant experience in infectious diseases, safety procedures, and operations provide guidance for every show. In fact, they bring to production the same skills and techniques used to reduce infectious exposure in hospitals.
As a producer, Dr. Brummer has made 10 indie films and television shows in the span of three years. Some of these movies include live-action, historical dramas, and romantic comedies. Moreover, the companies that have provided distribution include Universal, Netflix, BET, Aspire, and Amazon Prime. Despite COVID-19’s adverse effects on these films, including Tribeca and Cinequest, his movies have premiered at several film festivals across the US, earning more than $25 million that have gone toward their production costs. He is a firm believer in the value of perseverance and strenuous effort. There was nothing that could stand between him and his love for entertainment, and he proved that anything is possible if you have your heart set on something.
Savoy Brummer has worked with Higher Ground through Netflix and was asked to direct a documentary on national memorials at the start of the pandemic in Hawaii. The crew was made up of a select group of skilled photographers and production personnel, so it was an absolute pleasure for Dr. Brummer when he was approached to helm the project. The crew’s intellectual curiosity pleased Dr. Brummer, and he learned a lot about professional filmmaking. For him, shooting in the president’s hometown was indeed a fantastic opportunity.
In May 2021, he worked with Netflix to provide performers and comedians with free COVID services so they could stage acts for charity causes during a live comedy event dubbed “Netflix is a Joke” held in LA. Over the course of three weeks, the show entertained thousands of people and raised money for more than 20 charities. It was a really proud moment for Dr. Brummer because he’s always looking for opportunities to give back to the community for all the love and support they have given him throughout. It’s undoubtedly one of the most memorable projects for him because he got the opportunity to work with everyone, including Seth Rogan and Cobra Kai, as well as work with Netflix South America while ensuring their safety as they filmed at the LA event.
Our true potential lies outside our comfort zone, and Dr. Savoy Brummer is a living example of such an optimistic mindset. From becoming an award-winning physician to producing movies and dramas with Netflix, it has been an incredible journey for Dr. Brummer. He shatters all glass ceilings through his precision, effort, and dedication, proving that dreams do come true.