Film + TV
MC Extra Cheese – The 40-Year-Old Rapper, a single-camera comedy series following the misadventures of MC Extra Cheese, and his best friend and producer, DJ Nappy G, in Brooklyn, New York. On his 40th birthday MC Extra Cheese realizes time is slipping away. He hasn’t achieved his dream of worldwide stardom and things with his girlfriend Peggy aren’t going well. Five subsequent episodes have been completed, in which music and hijinks give way to valuable lessons about friendship and life.
Rivers Wash Over Me – After his mother dies, Sequan, a sensitive teenager from Brooklyn, moves in with relatives living in a small town plagued with secrets hidden deep within its lush, rural Southern terrain.
Dream House – A haunting short that explores the dark side of the suburban dream. Written by Caytha Jentis.
X-Patriots – Manny Kirkpatrick is a struggling actor and drama teacher married to a Dutch woman, Elia. Dexter Payne, a boastful New York writer. An intelligent, romantic, and sexually charged drama of two black American males through their self-imposed exile and search for self in the Netherlands.
The Reception – The complex relationship between a wealthy French woman and her best friend a, gay black American, is thrown into turmoil when her estranged daughter comes to visit them with her new husband for the weekend in upstate New York. Through a series of drunken evenings and daytime squabbles it becomes apparent that no one involved is what they seem.
Tipsy Hustle On the night of a weekly comedy open mic in Brooklyn, one performer must impress big-time television producers. A fast-paced comedy about the pursuit of fame, failure, and laughter the Tipsy Hustle is a vivid behind-the-scenes look at underground, fringe stand-up comedy and the fear of moving on from one dream and into true adulthood.
Peaches Comes Home A young ex-con goes from “hood” to good, when he goes to work as an investigator for his ambulance-chasing-lawyer brother. Sherlock Homeboy.
Giant Steps A romantic comedy-drama about moving on from a great romance. Dina and Julian realize that their relationship hasn’t changed, but they have. As they give each other “space” to explore what they really want, they discover that circumstances unite them in a greater way than ever expected. Mani Malone (Viva Riva), attached.
County A one-hour single-camera crime drama based on the indie film cult hit “Rivers Wash Over Me”. Sheriff Charles King is the first black police chief in the sleepy Southern town of Jefferson. As he tries to work through decades of conservative politics, Charles, with his deputy Lewis, solve the “murder of the week”.
2.5. A half-hour comedy set in Mid-West Big 10 School. Basketball superstar, Freshman, Marvin “K-Boom” Kent is in danger of losing his scholarship unless he pulls up his GPA. Connie Joseph, a promising science student, is in danger of losing her scholarship when she’s involved in a cheating scandal. When Connie is assigned to tutor the school’s top athlete, the romantic and adversarial sparks fly.
I.A.NY. A one-hour single camera crime procedural set in New York City and featuring the detectives of an Internal Affairs unit.