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Screenwriting Workshop

Executive Film Program



    Screenwriter, producer, director and college professor with over twenty years of collective professional experience in national theater, feature film work, television and reality TV. Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Morehouse College and earned a Master of Fine Arts from New York University’s film school, Tisch School of the Arts.

     • Co-Directed with LisaRaye McCoy the feature film, Skinned, which premiered on TVOne in March 2016. Nominated for Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) as "Best Film by an African Living Abroad.” • Directed and wrote the film shorts, Two Roads (Official Selection for BronzeLens Film Fest) and ReConnect for Nevada Partners & Studio 11 Films. • In 2013, directed and wrote the award winning “Fight For Hope,” a short film for the Georgia Lottery Commission and the Bronze Lens Film Festival. Won 1st Prize. • Wrote and executive produced with “Nephew” Tommy Miles (Steve Harvey Morning Show), a sketch-comedy pilot entitled Alley Cats wherein he directed several of the sketches. • Produced Tom Coles' Medal of Honor Rag, starring Heavy D, directed by Delroy Lindo and executive produced by Will Smith. • Co-produced Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues directed by Penny Marshall. • Served as Production Manager on OWN’s reality show Party at Tiffany’s and TLC’s reality show Mary Mary. • Worked as Production Coordinator on the BET reality shows: The Single, Keyshia Cole the Way It Is (season 3), Brother to Brother, Played by Fame • Wrote and co-produced the film short The Willie Witch Projects (distr. by Trimark Pictures) in the compilation The Bogus Witch Project. • Wrote the musicals TLC, The Chocolate Factory, Pino and Everything Changes. • Wrote and produced A Mother's Prayer and What A Woman Will Do For Love starring Raven Symone, Cherrelle, Ann Nesby, Howard Hewett and Lashun Pace. • Co-wrote feature film Directing Eddie (Valerie Perrine, Jade Barrymore) voted Best Comedy, 2001 New York International Independent Film & Video Festival. • Major screenwriting awards and co-producing credit for Notes In A Minor Key (Keith David, Harry Lennix) hailed by the New York Times as "...crisp, assured... tightly constructed and well-acted." • Work included in the book Monologues for Men By Men. • Penned screenplays for Damon Dash, Nia Long, Master P, Erika Alexander, T.I., Heavy D, Nephew Tommy and more.



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