Awards & Accomplishments
XL Film Festival 2023 Finalist
SCRIPT & PITCH COMPETITION
of Broadcast Journalism
XL Film Festival: Script & Pitch Competition Finalist | 2023
I was nominated as a finalist to present and pitch a new series concept
I developed to a crowd of industry professionals such as:
Robert Townsend, the staff of HBO Max's South Side, and
representatives of Jordan Peele's Monkey Paw Productions.
Spectrum Award Winner "Best Commercial" | 2022
Awarded for "Best Commercial" production through my work as a
Commercial Producer at Channel 8's WISH-TV.
4SCENE Film Festival | 2020
Created a film festival to connect and network
with other filmmakers in my area.
Tyler Perry's "Sistas" | 2019
Documented the premiere event for Tyler Perry's BET hit show, "Sistas".
The main cast and I spent the weekend in Chicago, and I documented their experience.
I also created several pieces of promotional material with the cast.
Research & Script Analysis for Justin Simien's "Dear White People" | 2016
IConducted pre-production research for Justin Simien, creator of "Dear White People",
and his production studio. I also analyzed potential scripts from some very
well-known industry writers and producers for his company.
Black-ish | 2015
Worked on the set of Black-ish, and developed a pilot
for a separate series with the creators of the show.
Indiana Association of Broadcast Journalist Competition | 2014