Rashad Frett is an Award-Winning Caribbean American Filmmaker based in NYC. He pursued the arts seriously after experiencing 9/11 as a Combat Medic. Creating a positive social impact through the power of media became his passion. Frett is a recent MFA alumni of the Prestigious NYU Tisch Graduate Film Program.
His dedication to the craft has earned him many awards including a 2018 BAFTA - HBO scholarship, a 2018 Martin Scorsese Young Filmmakers scholarship, 2018 DGA Student Film Award Winner in the Eastern Region African American category, a 2019 BET Blackhouse Foundation Fellow at Sundance, a Prestigious King Wasserman Award Winner at 2019 NYU's First Run, a 2019 National Grand Prize Winner of Gentleman Jack's Real to Reel film competition with Omari Hardwick, a 2019 Spike Lee Production Fellowship, a 2021 Cary Fukunaga Production Fund Recipient, and a 2022 mentee of Ryan Murphy's Half Initiative Mentoring Program.
Additionally, Frett is a Cinematographer with work that has screened in Prestigious festivals including SXSW, Berlinale, American Black Film Festival. His work also aired on The Stephen Colbert Show, NPR Tiny Desk, Tidal, and his team was featured in Rolling Stones magazine.
He is currently in development of his first feature film.