XLNB Stories

Olde E | A Ryan Murphy Half Fest & Student Academy Award Film

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Olde E is a USC School of Cinematic Arts Film directed by Xavier Burgin.   WATCH: A rising basketball star is on the brink of recruitment. But his father pushes him too far.   ACCOLADES: Ryan Murphy Half Foundation Directors Showcase 43rd Student Academy Awards Semifinalist Winner - Best Crowdfunded Film Award - Sidewalk Film Festival Win[...]

Tina And The Gucci Flip Flop

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The Tina & The Gucci Flip Flop Kickstarter has launched! THE INTRODUCTION What's up everybody! My name is Xavier Burgin! I'm a writer, director, and storyteller hailing from USC School of Cinematic Arts. My films have been accepted to The Student Academy Awards, HBO, and SAG-AFTRA Short Film Foundation. I'm a Sundance Lab Fellow, Ryan Murphy (Gl[...]

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 [...]