It’s often said of Dwayne, that he must have lived several lifetimes. Spend some time with him and you will likely feel the same way. A Chicago native, Dwayne is a filmmaker that has a passion for writing stories that unflinchingly look into the depths of the human experience, crafting moving narratives that invite viewers to a state of introspection.
An extensive background in dance, music production and athletics, undeniably appear in his creatives, as you’ll often find him infusing rhythm and movement into projects in unique ways. Decades of coaching and mentoring children prompted Dwayne to pursue filmmaking as a way to positively impact lives on a broader scale.
Dwayne’s ability to solve complex logistical challenges while leading and motivating a film crew without losing an infectious smile, made him a highly sought-after commercial Assistant Director nationwide. His wealth of invaluable on set knowledge has been called upon for productions featuring a wide variety of notable artists, directors, ad agencies, and clients. This combination of skills makes Dwayne a Director who creates with a mind that truly understands the realities and constraints of production.
Dwayne is the son of a professional artist but remains a craftsman in his own right. He possesses a deep love for architecture, carpentry, fashion, and fine art. As a beloved and talented film community leader turned breakout Director with a refreshing perspective, Dwayne is poised to leave an indelible mark on every project that he touches.
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Jurors Choice Award
Black Thoughts
The Thomas Edison Black Mariah Film Festival
Hoboken, NJ
2021
Special Award: Black Voices
Black Thoughts
Portland Film Festival
Portland Oregon
2020
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