Jermaine Quick / Entrepreneur – Artist – Producer – Film Maker
Jermaine Quick is a West Philadelphia, hip hop artist, producer, videographer, film maker, and the CEO of “illadelStyles Entertainment LLC”. Jermaine’s newest project is called “SUGAR”. As the writer, Director, and Producer of the film, he has been able to give 25 actors and music artist an opportunity to be seen on the big screen, and nationally; where they may have never received a chance to do so. “SUGAR” deals with the issue of "domestic violence".. Currently Jermaine has three movies in circulation. The First film is a short named “Rise Like Cream” which can be viewed on Youtube. The Second one named “Concealed Habitat” was nominated in the 2011 Philly Film Festival. The third film received a distribution deal by Shami Media group in New York and can be bought all over the country in Best Buy, Target, and Amazon Prime streaming. The forth film, AMERICAN BULLY was featured on Fox 29 News for its tail of "bullying. Finally the fifth film "HEARTLESS" won the Los Angeles Motion Picture Award for 2020 Best Film. In total, over 200 actors, and music artist were able to not only learn film making, but expand their individual careers.
Jermaine started his passion in junior high as a hip hop entertainer. After graduating high school, he had an opportunity to record his first record named “Give It Up” with a female singer “Heather Henderson” under Simon Sez recordings. In 2001, he started his own multimedia business called “illadelStyles Ent. LLC” after completing an entrepreneur course at Temple University’s “P.A.C.E.P. program”. Since then he has filmed major artist such as “Lupe Fiasco, Fat Joe, Kevin Hart, Tisha Campbell, Neyo, and Busta Rhymes just to name a few. With three albums on iTunes and other mediums, he felt he could reach more people with a positive message with visuals. Thus, leading him to work with Urban Xpressions, Mothers In Charge, and 103 The Beat radio.
In 2001 to 2004, Jermaine also started an after-school program in North Philadelphia called “The Youth Community Outreach program under the roof of the Mars Hill Baptist Church. Dobbin’s High School students and Hartranft Elementary students learned conflict resolution, and life skills. Dobbins students received community service credits towards their graduation. The program was also recognized by the U.S. Census bureau for leading the community to register their residency. In addition, the School Board of Philadelphia gave the program a continuous $5000.00 reimbursement grant monthly to assist with materials.
This Bio only scratches the surface of a man who wears many hats. Thus, you will find a wealth of knowledge when you dig into his city roots with artist and community members.
Best Narrative Feature
SUGAR
4th Dimension Independent Film Festival
Bali
2022
Best Feature Film/Best American Cinematography/
SUGAR
Los Angeles Cinematography AWARDS (LACA)
Los Angeles, Hollywood
2022
Best Narrative Feature
SUGAR
8 & Halfilm Awards
Rome
2022
Best Indie Narrative Feature
SUGAR
Sweet Democracy Film Awards
Cannes
2022
Best Female Empowerment Award
SUGAR
Toronto Indie Filmmakers Festival
Toronto
2022
Best Feature Film
SUGAR
Chicago Cinema Awards
Chicago
2022
Best Feature Film
SUGAR
Dreamz Catcher International Film Festival
Kolkata
2022
Best International Feature Film
SUGAR
Swedish International Film Festival
Arvika
2022
Best Costume/Best Supporting Actor
SUGAR
Golden Giraffe International Film Festival
Nice
2022
Best Picture Grand Jury
SUGAR
Los Angeles Motion Picture Award
Malibu
2022
Best Feature / Critics Choice Award
SUGAR
Cult Critic Movie Awards
Kolkata
2022
Best Director
SUGAR
Watch Out International Film Festival
Philadelphia
2022
Best Director
SUGAR
Crown Point International Film Festival
Chicago
2022
Winner /Best Feature Film
SUGAR
Future Of Films Festival
Kaj Makedonija
2022
Honorable Mention/Feature Film
SUGAR
Film City Virtual Film Festival
Kolkata
2022
Official Selection
HEARTLESS
Los Angeles Motion Picture Film Festival
Los Angeles, CA
2020
Best Local Film
HEARTLESS
Philadelphia Independent Film Festival
Philadelphia
2019
City Citation
American Bully
Studio Movie Grille
Philadelphia
2017
College
Art Institute Of Philadelphia
Music and Video Production
19951997
Birth Date
April 18, 1972
Nickname
EQ Philly aka Donta Deisel
Birth City
Philadelphia
Current City
Philadelphia
Hometown
Philadelphia
Height
6'4
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
African American
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Aries
Children
1
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