Reel-365 recognizes the importance and the hunger of the underserved movie population of Black America, and peoples of African descent around the world. It is our vision to be a refreshing oasis of black movie entertainment for a community of movie-lovers and supporters that have been neglected and rejected for far too long.
Native Washingtonian Anthony Greene is a self-described film lover. His written and produced several short and feature films. His award-winning production company, Skyrocket Productions, produces high quality films, television commercials, music videos, and film festivals.
- The Henchman's War
Deborah is an award winning independent Producer/Writer/Director and founder of Diasporic Communications, a multi-media consultancy. She is recipient of The International Black Independent Film, Video & Screenplay Competition Screenplay Finalist award for the screenplay "Dreammakers" (Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame Inc.) and for PBS Deborah was recipient of the National Black Programming Consortium, "Prized Pieces" Award for the documentary "Mudra Afrique," shot on location in Senegal West Africa.
LORI NELSON LEE
“Shortly after releasing a children’s book, Lori decided to add filmmaker to her resume as another form of storytelling. Her first project, a screenwriting competition, won her a spot as a finalist in the 2008 Nickelodeon Writing Fellowship Lab competition, sponsored by the American Black Film Festival. Her second project, a 90 second film competition, won the 2009 Allstate Insurance Be Reel Community Voice Film contest (optioned by Burrell Communications for The Root). Since then, Lori's short films Two Weeks, When Life Gives You Shoestrings, and Unraveled have been finalists and winners in several film competitions. She’s gone on to direct several music videos, a web-TV series, and is now in pre-production for a web series.
Titles: When Life Gives You Shoestrings & UnRaveled
IA filmmaker, constant student of film and visionary from the Southside of
Chicago, Maurice Dortch has written and directed award winning films. He is very active in his local film community and takes supporting indie film very seriously.
Title: Don’t Bite the Apple
New Jersey writer and director of several short and feature screenplays, with experience writing in any genre.
- New Leaf
Filmmaker Rakeem Harris wears many hats, writer, producer, cinematographer, director, film editor are only a few. He’s worked on movies and several music videos. His marketing of his film, Stepped On, should be used as a template for indie filmmakers.
- Stepped On
We bring you fascinating films from some of the best Black filmmakers and Producers–
hidden gems you might otherwise miss out on.