PhilE is now scheduled to have acted in 900+ gigs or performance appearances during his first 5 years in Hollywood including: 53 short films (GettingPaid.us) and 88 music videos (Justin Timberlake's "Can't Stop The Feeling!")
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Entertainer.Academy Headmaster / Producer Phillip E. Walker is one of Hollywood's most prolific new performers. His eighty-eight music videos to date include: Principal Dancer in Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” "Trolls" movie theme song, the 2nd person to appear in Beyoncé’s Award winning visual album “Lemonade”, J. Cole’s streaming record breaking “ATM”, Bruno Mars’ Billboard 2nd most popular song ever “Uptown Funk”, Kendrick Lamar’s first two Grammy Award wins for “I”, etc. With SAG Theatrical Co-Staring credits in the likes of Marvel TV’s "Legion" opposite Dan Steven, HBO TV’s "Sharp Objects" opposite Amy Adams and (as chronicled in his talent employment workbook) the Lead’s father in the late John Singleton’s "Snowfall" on FX TV, Phil’s feature-length movie shoots include the Lifestyle channel’s "The Other Wife", Ryan Stevens "Moon Garden" which is now in post-production and the just released "Flying Cars". Phillip’s first 50 short film performances include David Schell’s CSU-Long Beach junior undergraduate student production "Darkroom", which has earned seventeen film festival accolades among sixty selections on six continents plus arguably his best short film performance to date in André Campbell’s multi award-winning "Lew’s Up First", the wildly popular Abbott & Costello “Who’s On First” stand-up comedy routine homage which last year aired on more than one hundred USA Network affiliate local TV stations Nationwide in BadamiTV’s "African American Short Films" series. Having performed in at least one commercial/industrial/promotional gig every month since June of 2015 for brands such as Nike, State Farm and Jimmy John’s, Phillip Walker’s first SAG National Commercial On Camera Principal role is in the currently airing Darren Aronofsky directed United States Food & Drug Administration video game “Only One Leaves”.
Honorary Jury Member
GettingPaid.us
World Record Film Festival
Jaipur
2020
Most SUCCESSFUL Production Nominee
Darkroom
2018 Ten Top PhilE Award
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2019
AADC's 4th Phillip E. Walker Short Film Acting Retrospective Series
Darkroom
WALKER Family Reunion
St. Louis, MO
2019
Academy Award® Nomination Qualifying Standard Theatrical Run
Getting Paid
Four Walled Short Film Series
North Hollywood, CA
2019
AADC's 4th Phillip E. Walker Short Film Acting Retrospective Series
Dancer Reel - Phillip E. Walker
Walker Family Reunion
St. Louis, MO
2019
AADC's 4th Phillip E. Walker Short Film Acting Retrospective Series
Music Video Reel - Phillip E. Walker
WALKER Family Reunion
St. Louis, MO
2019
Medallion Award
Music Video Reel - Phillip E. Walker
Great Lakes Christian Film Festival
Buffalo, NY
2019
Most Meaningful Production nominee
Music Video Reel - Phillip E. Walker
Ten Top PhillE Awards
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2019
Top Family Film Award Finalist
Music Video Reel - Phillip E. Walker
BlackMovieFest
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2019
Best Music Video
Music Video Reel - Phillip E. Walker
Indie Visions Film Festival
University of Virginia - Charlottesville
2019
Most Important Production nominee
GettingPaid.us HOST
Top Ten PhilE Awards
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2019
AADC's 3rd Phillip E. Walker Short Film Acting Retrospective Series
GettingPaid.us
PRIVATE PREVIEW
Aiea, HI
2019
AADC's 4th Phillip E. Walker Short Film Acting Retrospective Series
GettingPaid.us
WALKER Family Reunion
St. Louis, MO
2019
Most Important Production Nominee
Getting Paid
Top Ten PhilE Awards
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2019
Most Important Production nominee
GettingPaid.us
Top Ten PhilE Awards
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2019
Awards Finalist
GettingPaid.us
AASHA International Film Festival
Nashik, Maharashra
2019
Special Guest
Getting Paid
Great Lakes Christian Film Festival
Buffalo, NY
2019
Academy Award® Nomination Qualifying Standard Theatrical 7 Day Run
GettingPaid.us
FOUR WALLED Short Film Series
North Hollywood, CA
2019
2018 Top Movie - Comedy
LewUpFirst.com
Inland Empire Film Festival
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2019
2018 Top Movie Comedy
LewUpFirst.com
BlackMovieFest
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2019
Most SUCCESSFUL Production Nominee
Darkroom movie
Ten Top PhilE Award
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2019
Best Vietnam Short Film
Darkroom movie
Best World Films Fair
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2019
BEST DIRECTOR ~ Ron Duncan
The Hip-Hop Kid
Best World Films Fair
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2019
AADC's 4th Phillip E. Walker Short Film Acting Retrospective Series
The Hip-Hop Kid
WALKER Family Reunion
St. Louis, MO
2019
Top Movie ~ Edu-tainment Finalist
Twinkies & Root Beer
BlackMovieFest
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2019
Top Movie - Youth
God's Gift To Comedians
Inland Empire Film Festival
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2019
Best Mini Film Nominee
God's Gift To Comedians
Inspired Faith Film Festival
Marietta, GA
2019
AADC's 4th Phillip E. Walker Short Film Acting Retrospective Series
Lew's Up First
WALKER Family Reunion
St. Louis, MO
2019
People's Choice Comedy Best Short Film
Lew's Up First
Best World Films Fair
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2019
TOP MOVIE ~ COMEDY Finalist
Lew's Up First
Inland Empire Film Festival
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2019
TOP MOVIE ~ COMEDY Finalist
Lew's Up First
BlackMovieFest
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2019
AADC's 4th Phillip E. Walker Short Film Acting Retrospective Series
Twinkies & Root Beer
WALKER Family Reunion
St. Louis, MO
2019
Best Vietnam Short Film
Twinkies & Root Beer
Best World Films Fair
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2019
Best Vietnam Short Film
Darkroom
Best World Films Fair
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2019
BEST SHORT FILM
Twinkies & Root Beer
World Film Fair
New York, NY
2018
Medallion Award
Twinkies & Root Beer
Great Lakes Christian Film Festival
Buffalo, NY
2018
Indie Night Film Festival
Twinkies & Root Beer
TCL Chinese Theatre
Los Angeles, CA
2018
Comedy HONORABLE MENTION
LewUpFirst.com
Hyart Film Festival
Lovell, WY
2018
AADC 40th Annniversary Series Opening
Darkroom
Indie Night Film Festival
Hollywood, CA
2018
Star Phillip E. Walker is a Special Guest
Darkroom
Houston Black Film Festival
Houston, TX
2018
BEST SCREENPLAY
Darkroom
Inland Empire Media Academy Film Festival & EXPO
San Bernardino, CA
2018
COMEDY HONORABLE MENTION
Lew's Up First
Hyart Film Festival
Lovell, WY
2018
Best Overall-Foreign MicroShort nominee & Best Foreign Short/MicroShort nominee
Lew's Up First
Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase
Texas
2018
DIRECTOR'S CHOICE
Lew's Up First
Cinema Soup Film Festival
Dekalb, IL
2018
BEST SHORT FILM Nominee
Lew's Up First
BLASTOFF Film Festival
Los Angeles, CA
2018
BEST ACTOR Nominee
Lew's Up First
CV Indie Film Awards
Palm Desert, CA
2018
PEOPLE'S CHOICE COMEDY SHORT FILM
Lew's Up First
World Film Fair
New York, NY
2018
BEST FILM
Darkroom
Variety International Film Festival
Long Island, NY
2018
Student Experimental Semi-Finalist
Darkroom
Splice Film Festival
Erie, PA
2018
BEST ACTOR Nominee
Darkroom
UNDO Divergent Film Awards
Arlington, MA
2018
Award Semi-Finalist
Darkroom
Screen It!
Queensland
2018
TCL Chinese 6 Theatre
The Hip-Hop Kid
Indie Night Film Festival
Hollywood, CA
2018
Semi-Finalist
The Hip-Hop Kid
Miami Independent Film Festival
Miami, FL
2018
BEST DIRECTOR ~ Ron Duncan
The Hip-Hop Kid
World Film Fair
New York City, NY
2018
Best Overall Foreign MicroShort & Best Foreign Short/MicroShort nominee
LewUpFirst.com
Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase
Fort Worth, TX
2018
DIRECTOR'S CHOICE AWARD - Best Actor & Best Writer nominee
LewUpFirst.com
Cinema Soup Film Festival
Dekalb, IL
2018
Best Short Film nominee
LewUpFirst.com
BLASTOFF Film Festival
Santa Monica, CA
2018
Best Actor nominee
LewUpFirst.com
CV Indie Film Awards
Rancho Mirage
2018
April 2018 Winner
Darkroom movie
Changing Faces Film Festival
Cronulla, New South Wales
2018
BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM
Darkroom movie
Atlanta Qualifying Awards Showcase
New York, NY
2018
BEST VIETNAM SHORT FILM
Darkroom movie
World Film Fair
New York, NY
2018
BEST STUDENT FILM
Darkroom movie
Hollywood South Urban Film Festival
Hattiesburg, MS
2018
BEST DRAMA
Darkroom movie
Chico Independent Film Festival
Chico, CA
2018
Award Semi-Finalist
Darkroom movie
Screen It! Film Festival
Queensland, Australia
2018
BEST ACTOR Nominee
Darkroom movie
UNDO Divergent Film Awards
Arlington, MA
2018
BEST DRAMA
Darkroom
Chico Independent Film Festival
Chico, CA
2018
April Winner
Darkroom
Changing Faces Film Festival
2018
BEST FILM
Darkroom movie
Variety International Film Festival
Long Island, NY
2018
BEST SCREENPLAY
Darkroom movie
Inland Empire Media Academy Film Festival & EXPO
San Bernardino, CA
2018
Official Selection
Darkroom movie
Student World Awards
Los Angeles, CA
2018
Official Selection
Darkroom movie
Logcinema Art Films
Pomona, CA
2018
BEST STUDENT FILM
Darkroom
Hollywood South Urban Film Festival
Hattiesburg, MS
2018
BEST VIETNAM SHORT FILM
Darkroom
World Film Fair
New York, NY
2018
BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM
Darkroom
Atlanta Award-Qualifying Film Festival
New York, NY
2018
Student Experimental Semi-Finalist
Darkroom movie
Splice Film Festival
Erie, PA
2018
SPECIAL MENTION STUDENT SHORT FILM
Darkroom movie
Five Continents Film Festival
Lecheria. Anzoategui
2017
Short Film Corner
Darkroom movie
70th Festival de Cannes
Court Metrage
2017
WORLD PREMIERE
Darkroom movie
Saigon Underground Festival
Saigon
2017
Most IMPORTANT Production
Darkroom movie
Ten Top PhilE Award
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2017
Short Film Corner
Darkroom
70th Festival de Cannes
Court Metrage
2017
Inspirational Short of Merit
Phillip E. Walker Short Film Retrospective
Christian Family Film Festival
Ellington, NY
2017
3 screenings
Darkroom movie
National Black Theatre Festival Film Fest
Winston-Salem, NC
2017
Most IMPORTANT Production
Darkroom
2017 Ten Top PhilE Award
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2017
TOP MOVIE ~ YOUTH
Darkroom movie
Inland Empire Film Festival
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2017
SPECIAL MENTION STUDENT SHORT FILM
Darkroom
Five Continents Film Festival
Lecheria. Anzoategui
2017
TOP MOVIE ~ YOUTH
Darkroom
Inland Empire Film Festival
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2017
GRAND PRIZE & Top Movie - Comedy
Twinkies & Root Beer
Inland Empire Film Festival
Rancho Cucamonga
2017
Best Mini-Film, Best Director (Andre Campbell), Best Actor (Phillip E. Walker – GrandPa), Best Actress (Chiyumba Ossome – Mom), Best Actor Teen (Xavier Madison – Grandson), Best Actor Child (Isaiah Greene – Chris), Best Cinematography (Cricket Peters), Best Actor Fan Favorite (Phillip E. Walker – GrandPa), Best Actor Child Fan Favorite (Isaiah Greene – Chris)
Phillip E. Walker Short Film Retrospective
Christian Film Festival
Newport Beach, VA
2017
Inspirational Short of Merit
Twinkies & Root Beer
Christian Family Film Festival
Ellington, NY
2017
Best Mini Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Actor Teen, Best Actor Child, Best Cinematographer, Best Actor Audience Favorite & Best Child Actor Audience Favorite
Twinkies & Root Beer
Christian Film Festival
2017
GRAND PRIZE & Top Movie~Comedy
Phillip E. Walker Short Film Retrospective
Inland Empire Film Festival
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2017
Best Mini-Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Actor Teen, Best Actor Child & Best Cinematographer
Phillip E. Walker Short Film Retrospective
Christian Online Film Festival
2017
Best Mini-Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Actor Teen, Best Actor Child & Best Cinematographer
Twinkies & Root Beer
Christian Online Film Festival
2017
Semi-Finalist
Darkroom
Los Angeles Cinefest
Los Angeles
NorCal Debut
Darkroom movie
Pictoclik Pop Up 2018 Showcase
San Francisco, CA
Finalist
Darkroom
Short To The Point
Semi-Finalist
Darkroom movie
Los Angeles Cinefest
Los Angeles, CA
Finalist
Darkroom movie
Short To The Point
Merit plus Research & Audience Impact Awards of Excellence
GettingPaid.us
Docs Without Borders
Merit Award plus Awards of Excellence in Research & Viewer Impact
Getting Paid
Docs Without Borders Film Festival
College
University of California ~ Davis
Acting
19751977
College
University Of Illinois ~ Urbana
Theatre History & Criticism
19721973
College
Loyola University of Chicago
Theatre & Education
19691972
College
Loop City College ~ Chicago
Accounting
19681970
Birth Date
January 9, 1950
Nickname
PhilE
Birth City
Chicago, IL
Current City
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Hometown
Chicago, IL
Height
5'-11"
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
African American
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Capricorn
Married To
Dr. Ethel Pitts walker
Children
Travis D. Walker
PhilE is now scheduled to have acted in 900+ gigs or performance appearances during his first 5 years in Hollywood including: 53 short films (GettingPaid.us) and 88 music videos (Justin Timberlake's "Can't Stop The Feeling!")