JD Walker, Writer/Director and Producer


Managing over 20 productions weekly at BuzzFeed. Happy place.
  Assisting the TV crew at Shein X with managing a crew of over 150.
Managing an HGTV episode.
#SetLife #BehindtheScenes
Episodic TV
Feature Film Production
                   USC School of Cinema, MFA in Directing

REVOLT: Revolt TV Presents: Happy Birthday, Mario Woods

INDIEWIRE: Blackout for Human Rights - Ava DuVernay, Ryan Coogler & More Share Powerful Videos Supporting Cause

BUZZFEED: Ava DuVernay and Ryan Coogler Call Out Police Brutality in This Moving Video Series

ESSENCE: Black Filmmakers and Activists Honor Police Brutality Victims in Moving Tribute

MIC: Watch These Black Celebrities Declare #MyLifeMatters

THE ROOT: #MyLifeMatters Vol. 1

BET: Creed Filmmaker Ryan Coogler Teams Up With Ava DuVernay in New Series

THE SAN FRANCISCO BAYVIEW: Tambay Obenson Announces Plea to Filmmakers to Save Shadow and Act

NEW YORK TIMES:  Amid Oscar Boycott Plans by Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith, Stars Gather for King Day

THE HUFFINGTON POST: Ryan Coogler's #MLKNOW Event Was The Pinnacle Of Art And Activism

THE NEW YORK EXAMINER:  Chris Rock and Octavia Spencer Pay Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: Michael B. Jordan, Chris Rock, More to Perform Historic Speeches at MLK Day Event

INDIE WIRE - SHADOW AND ACT: A Campaign for Black Male Achievement & Blackout for Human Rights 'MLK' Commemoration Not to be Missed

THE SOURCE: The Most Inspiring Quotables From #MLKNOW Featuring Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson, J.Cole, Harry Belafonte & More

attends the 2016 MLK Now at Riverside Church on January 18, 2016 in New York City.

Michael B. Jordan, J. Cole And More At Shine At #MLKNow Event In NYC

BLAVITY: Ava DuVernay and Blackout for Human Rights bring you #MLKNOW

COLORLINES: RECAP: From #ReclaimMLK to #MLKNow, a Day of Action, Service and Remembrance 

THE WRAP: Chris Rock, Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer to Headline MLK Celebration

THE ROOT:  Watch: The Root Chats With Director Ryan Coogler at #MLKNow

VIBE MAGAZINE: Lin-Manuel Miranda As Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Is Nothing Short Of Amazing

INDIEWIRE: More Than 50 Biopics on Black Public Figures Still in Limbo

SAN FRANCISCO BAYVIEW: Discussing The Young Oscar Micheaux wit Filmmaker Jamie Walker

SF Black Film Festival Honors Pioneer Filmmaker Oscar Micheaux

HUFFINGTON POST: "The Postwoman, J.D. Walker Film, Brings Queer African American Woman to Center Stage"

INDIEWIRE/SHADOW AND ACT: "LGBT Family Drama The Postwoman Needs Kickstarter Funds" 

FILM COURAGE: "How To Survive a Crowdfunding Campaign"

AFTER ELLEN: "The Postwoman is Looking to Raise Production Funds on Kickstarter"

GLAAD: "GLAAD News Media Blog Announces The Postwoman Movie's Kickstarter Campaign"

ELIXHER: "In the Spirit of Community: Four Projects You Should Fund"

OUT OF THE BOX WITH ROSIE TRAN: "Podcast: "Interview with J.D. Walker"

MADAME NOIRE: "Q&A with Filmmaker J.D. Walker"

KPFA (BERKELEY, CA): Interview with J.D. Walker and Safi 

KPOO (SAN FRANCISCO, CA): Interview with J.D. Walker and Brother Keith

Episode 24 - JD Walker Screenwriter_Director_Professor.mp3

Check out the Q&A with Director J.D. Walker in Madame Noire


        Follow our crowdfunding development on AfterEllen!  


               Check us out in the GLAAD Media Blog! 





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