Director and producer Reginald Hudlin has been on the vanguard of the modern black film movement, helming some of the most influential films and TV series of his generation. His most recent efforts include directing the legal thriller Marshall, starring Chadwick Boseman as Thurgood Marshall. Hudlin is currently finishing two feature
films. He is the producer and director of The Black Godfather, his first feature length documentary, chronicling the unbelievable life of Clarence Avant, who was behind the scenes of the past 50 years of black pop culture. He is also producing the Civil War-era historical drama Emperor which stars Dayo Okeniyi, James Cromwell and Kat Graham. In his more than 30-year career, Hudlin has written, directed and/or produced numerous popular feature films including House Party (1990), Boomerang (1992) and Bebe’s Kids (1992). Hudlin was also an executive producer and writer of the animated TV series Black Panther and executive producer of The Boondocks. Hudlin has been honored by The NAACP, The American Civil Liberties Union, The United Negro College Fund, The Sundance Film Festival, The American Film Institute, The San Diego Comic Con, The African American Film Critics Association, and many more organizations.