Danielle Deadwyler
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Danielle Deadwyler is an interdisciplinary artist, mother, and native of Atlanta, GA.

As a filmmaker and producer, Deadwyler’s work has been screened in the first annual Creative Loafing Atlanta shorts contest (2011); WonderRoot Local Film night (2013/2015), and Hartsfield International Airport (2016). The multimedia project MuhfuckaNeva(Luvd)Uhs: Real Live Girl film was the Jury award winner of the WonderRoot Film Night (2015). She also starred in and co-produced the American Black Film Festival 2014 HBO Shorts Official Selection Ir/Reconcilable, a short film starring Jasmine Guy, Dick Gregory and Crystal Fox. Her short film, SuPerHeRoInUh, screened amongst ten finalists as a part of the Airport Shorts 3.0 program, and the Atlanta Film Festival 40th anniversary, at Hartsfield Jackson Airport for the duration of a year. The Devil to Pay, formerly Reckoning (2019), written and directed by Lane and Ruckus Skye, starred Deadwyler as lead (and as a producer), has been awarded numerous festival prizes and critical acclaim. Recently, CHOR(E)S received the jury award experimental short at the New Orleans Film Festival (2020).


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