Author archives: Xavier

Minty Meets Her Massa: A My First Slavery Book

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Happy Thanksgiving everyone! It's been a lot going on recently. I'm graduating film school this semester, I'm going into post-production on my next film, and I'm finishing up the second draft of my feature script. It's a lot, but I'm excited to finish up my time at USC with strong work under my belt. So I wanted to take out the time share my latest piece.[...]

Olde E - Official Trailer

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We've got some great news. First, Olde E was chosen as a Kickstarter Staff Pick! “Olde E by Xavier Burgin” ☺ http://t.co/YCZb9BQl8x — KSR Staff Picks (@ksr_staff) May 7, 2015 We were also able to raise 110% of our final goal. We have everyone who supported us to thanks! The dope news doesn't end there. The Olde E website is now up and running! [...]

The Making of Olde E - A USC 546 Film

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It's been nearly ten months since Que The Lights has been on hiatus. A lot of stuff has happened during this period, the most significant being chosen to direct a 546 at USC's School of Cinematic Arts. Your first question is going to be what's a 546 film? A 546 film is an advanced narrative project (similar or equivalent to a thesis) produced by USC's Schoo[...]

The Nu Black & Backstage

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Recently, I've been working with photographer and graphic artist, Kevyn Bryant, to integrate my portfolio and blog. For this reason,  I've been lagging on posting updates on my current work. There's a good amount of work I want to share, but for this week I'd like you to check out a guest article and feature consisting of my current projects and goals. I [...]