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AWARD WINNING SHORT FILMS
Producers:MRC, Amazon Studios, Julius Tennon, Viola Davis Writer: Noah and Logan Miller Genre: Action-Thriller Logline: Woman president Taylor Sutton must use her knowledge to defend her family, fellow leaders, and the world when a crisis hits home.
Producers: Julius Tennon, Viola Davis, Andrew Wang, Ken Cheng Writer/Director: Ken Cheng Genre: Comedy Logline: Based on Cheng’s experiences growing up in a restaurant kitchen, House of Chow is a comedy about the reluctant partnership that forms between estranged, thirty something siblings Vicky and Charlie Chow. Both realize that the best way to salvage their disappointing and dysfunctional lives is to revive their family’s old Chinese restaurant and turn it into something it’s never been: a success.
Producers: Julius Tennon, Viola Davis, Andrew Wang, Ernestine Walker and Merrilee Heifetz Writer/Director:Nnedi Okorafor and Wanuri Kahiu Genre: Science Fiction Epic Drama Logline: Based on the first book in the Patternist Series by acclaimed African American sci fi writer Octavia Butler, epic tale of two immortals, the healer Anyanwu and the body jumper Doro, who enter into a relationship to populate the world with more immortals, more “wild seed”. Our story starts present day, with Mary, the descendant of Doro who may be the most powerful “Wild Seed” of all.
Producers: Brian Rosen, Su Armstrong, Julius Tennon Writer/Director: Claire McCarthy Based on novel: The Personal History of Rachel Dupree by Ann Weisgarber Genre: Drama, Thriller
Logline: The story of an African-American woman struggling to farm the Badlands in 1917.
Producers: Shelly Glasser, Diane Nabatoff, Julius Tennon, Viola Davis Writer: Lynn Nottage Genre: Drama, Biographical Logline: The life story of the first African American elected to the Texas Senate after Reconstruction and the first southern black female elected to the United States House of Representatives.