JD Walker, Writer/Director and Producer
OSCAR MICHEAUX
2017 | PG | 5 min I Drama I USA
Set in Los Angeles during Reconstruction, a producer of silent films, starring African Americans in leading roles, decides to take matters into his own hands when he is denied a distribution deal from Lincoln Motion Picture Company. This is a student film written and directed by JD Walker her very first semester in the MFA Program at USC School of Cinema. 

A video clip from "Oscar Micheaux" 

AWARDS
WINNER: Best Short, African American Film Festival

OFFICIAL SELECTION
Cannes Film Festival (2017, Short Film Corner)
Montreal Int'l Black Film Festival
Toronto Int'l Film Festival
African American Film Festival
Black Film Festival of New Orleans
African American Film Marketplace
Sistas Are Doiin' It for Themselves Film Festival
BHERC Film Festival

DIRECTOR/WRITER: JD Walker

PRODUCER: Valentino Misino

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Roy Arwas

CAST: Napoleon Douglas, Kim Estes, Tiffany Tenille, Scott Seifert,Ashar Baker, Anika McFall