comedy

other - Short Film

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other is a short film written/starring Vanessa Baden Kelly, directed by Xavier Burgin. Trailer 1 Trailer 2 -- Official Selection - 2018 San Diego Black Film Festival Official Selection - 2018 Pan African Film Festival -- SYNOPSIS: In the wake of tragedy and racial tension in Charlottesville, one black woman must find a way to navigate he[...]

Project Greenlight - The Get Down

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Our film, The Get Down, is a top ten finalist in "The Ode To Coffee" Project Greenlight competition. Project Greenlight is a studio/television show helmed by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. They've given us a chance to win $10,000! The competition features ten contestants. The film with the most votes win! Here's the link to vote: https://www.projectgr[...]

A Black Twitter Date

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My latest film, A Black Twitter Date, premiered on Monday! Blavity, this super awesome company, reached out to me with the opportunity, and I couldn't resist. Two days later, it's already hit over 700,000 views! When I first announced it on twitter I definitely wasn't expecting it to receive so much love! I directed #BlackTwitterDate for [...]

The Process of Directing

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Let me begin by saying I've received awesome news in the past few weeks. First, my USC second semester film "One on One" has been accepted into The San Diego Black Film Festival. You can check out more info HERE. My film also received an Award of Merit in the African American category of The Accolade Competition. You can check out the link HERE. [...]