I created this short documentary about my project Unarmed as part of the YouTube Originals special Black Renaissance. The 90-minute program featured segments by luminaries including Barack and Michelle Obama, Killer Mike, and Stacey Abrams. My segment played directly after a meditation on protest in sports voiced by Atlantic writer Jemele Hill. Black Renaissance has […]
In the Spring of 2019 I directed Legacy Lives On, an hourlong documentary charting the paths to financial wellness of three Millennial women living at different social strata. One woman lives paycheck-to-paycheck and is early in her entrepreneurial path, another is on the verge of opening a retail store after graduate and professional work in […]
A teenager from Brooklyn has a ticket out of the projects and 72 hours to decide if he wants to leave the only life he’s ever known. 72 Hours a Brooklyn Love Story? is a feature film about love and coming-of-age that I wrote and directed. The project was developed with Reel Works, an organization […]
How to Steal is a project I’ve been working on for the past couple years. It’s taken many forms including the above teaser but the core of the story of this: two guys who are best friends find themselves at odds when they must decide whether to break their one rule as criminals: never rob […]
I sat down with Khoi Vinh, former Design Director of NYTimes.com, to discuss the subject that has made his work most noteworthy: the grid. And in his case the “g” almost deserves to be capitalized. The result is an illuminating conversation about Khoi’s plans for the future, first interest in the field of design, and […]
Music video for Hi-8 by Thaddeus Clark. There is the famous Godard adage about needing only a gun and a girl to make a film. But what about a Zipcar and a couple? There’s always sneaking into abandoned warehouses and the beach too.