Micheal A Pinckney: Director
Mark Gauthier: Writer and Producer
Ephraim Benton: Producer
Erik Mckay: Key Cast (Head Black)
Phyillicia Bishop: Key Cast“Queen)
Michael Trowers: Key Cast (Light Skin)
Ghean Presendieu: Key Cast (Dark Skin)
Shumerria Harris: Key Cast (Black Woman)
Brittany Mirabile: Key Cast (Ratchet)
Mark Gauthier: Key Cast (Uppity)
Shaquila Gooden: Key Cast (Woke)
Ephraim Benton: Key Cast (Hood)
Maurice Jackson: Key Cast (Streets)
Dayana Paulino: Key Cast (Secretary)
John Dore: Key Cast
This short film talks about the state of affairs within the black community in a comical and satirical way.
This short will touch on many different issues within the black community. Imagine having an elected official for each of the different stereotypical images faced within the black community, and then that same community coming together in a secret meeting to discuss, debate, develop solutions to move forward as a whole.
This film should not only make you laugh, but also help you to see the hidden message in each conversation.
Michael has over 12 years experience as an assistant director on films and television series such as "Inside Man" , "Top Five", "Broad City", "The 25th Hour", "7th Heaven", "The Best Man", "Law & Order", and the academy award nominated film "Precious".
Michael made his feature film directorial debut with "You're Nobody til somebody kills you", a gritty crime thriller Executive Produced by Spike Lee and distributed by Lionsgate.
Michael has directed short films, commercials, music videos and PSA's for clients like Goodwill Industries, The NY Giants, The Brooklyn Borough President, Def Jam and 4mm Games. He won an award for Excellence in Media from The Black Men's Film Conference for his HIV film The Candy Store and toured the film festival circuit with films from his short film collection.
His previous television project, "The Trade," delved into the dark world of human trafficking.
He's directed a variety of digital series from "Black Actress" to "The Colors of Love" in addition to Producing the award winning digital series "For Colored Boys - Redemption" starring Tim Reid. "Sole kings" is his first project for BRIC TV.