A native of Los Angeles, JT Davis is no stranger to the film industry. Davis got her start as an assistant talent coordinator for “Prince Among Slaves,” an award-winning documentary broadcast on PBS. Since that time she has produced several projects for various media outlets including Smithsonian Institution, Travel Channel, The Weather Channel, Reelz, Discovery Channel, and Lifetime. As a Producer/Director, Davis writes scripts, sources and directs talent, while supervising edits. She is a proud graduate of Howard University devoted to telling stories that engage, inspire and educate a global audience. Davis' interest are not limited to media, she is also committed to a life of public service, supporting candidates who have expressed an interest in putting resources in communities that have been traditionally disenfranchised, underrepresented and support education reform.
Wanakhavi Wakhisi is a film editor, producer, and director. He's worked in media production for 15 + years in a variety of mediums such as documentary film work, corporate videos, to television shows. Wanakhavi, a graduate of Howard University MFA program, has always had a passion for not only telling stories, but for helping others tell their own story. Throughout his career he has created and managed film organizations, worked with inner-city youth in after school media programs, and also mentored several high-school and college students who were interested in pursuing a film career. Currently Wanakhavi is a Co-Owner of Lucky Dog Media.
Brian Bullock began his entertainment career in 1996 as a SAG/AFTRA/AEA talent agent representing actors for film, television, theatre, voice-over, and print. His roster included actors from the New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and Richmond areas and his agenting credits, among others, include films Ladder 49, Shadowboxer, and Minority Report and television programs The Wire and Hack. Brian has written, produced, and directed award winning film projects including the Virginia PBS documentary about college tennis champion Roland McDaniel (Bringing Home the Bacon: The Roland McDaniel Story). He recently completed a feature length documentary about Mr. Wave of the New York City Breakers (WAVE: A True Story in Hip Hop). Additionally, he has served as an Associate Producer for the true crime docu-series Copycat Killers on REELZ and Discovery International and Assistant Directed the documentary film City of Lost Slaves. Brian has also stayed close to his social services roots by producing documentary films addressing the death penalty (Witness to Innocence), affordable healthcare (Prescription to Save), mental illness (Matters of the Mind), and Black history awareness films.
Brian earned his BS degree from Virginia Union University and his MA in Producing for Film and Video from American University in Washington, DC.
Aliciamarie Johnson, JD
Aliciamarie is an educator and social justice advocate in the DC Metro Area. During law school, Aliciamarie excelled in various roles that demonstrated her commitment to uplifting marginalized communities; as an intern for Chief Judge of the D.C. Court of Appeals she conducted research used to maintain fourth amendment rights against unlawful search and seizure for citizen and as a summer associate for Baylor and Jackson, PLLC, she drafted several complaints and motions to prevent DC residents from losing their homes in fraudulent foreclosure scams. Since 2010, Aliciamarie has been a special education teacher and administrator in programs for students with Emotional Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. She is currently pursuing a Master of Science in School Leadership and Supervision from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, M.D.
An alumnus of Virginia Commonwealth University, Obasi Mba is a software developer specializing in mobile development, public interactive media installations and virtual reality experiences. Obasi has worked on interactive media displayed in the National Museum of African American History and Culture and the Museum of Tolerance (Los Angeles). Obasi is recently working on virtual reality experiences for government agencies and popular consumer brand companies. Currently, Obasi is working as a software developer at Brightline Interactive in Alexandria, Virginia