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Tiffany Elle Burgess

Tiffany Elle Burgess has been writing short stories, children’s stories, and poetry since she was 6 years old. Writing has always been her passion and she hopes to inspire others with her words. Ms.Burgess earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Hampton University in 2001 and a Master of Public Health degree from Emory University in 2002. In August 2016, Ms. Burgess released her first children’s book, “Skin Like Mine”. The book was featured in the February 2017 issue of Essence Magazine and various other publications. She is also a Contributor for the Huffington Post. In September 2016, she began writing her first screenplay for the

short film, “Flipped”. She, along with her partners, Jack Manning, III (“Flipp

ed” creator/executive producer) and Lawrence A. Watford (“Flipped” director/producer) completed the film in September 2017.

Jack L. Manning III

Jack Manning III was born in Rochester Michigan, the son of a school teacher and a corporate executive, he was, at a very early age, exposed to different forms of Art. Through his childhood he was often found with a pencil in his hand drawing some of his favorite cartoon characters and automobiles. While he was a high school stand out in track and field he dreamt of continuing his education in the graphic arts field. Once he was accepted to Hampton University he majored in graphic design and photography. As his love for photography grew while he matriculated through Hampton University, and he eventually became a full-time

freelance photographer. Starting his own business he set out to make a living doing the thing that he loves the most. Visual Arts. His work has been published in Essence magazine, Ebony magazine, BET, VIBE, Source magazine, ABC Good Morning America, Billboard.com, Sister, Sister magazine,  and countless websites and blogs that focus on Fashion, Beauty, advertising, and weddings. He was also selected to be one of the key photographers photographing President Barack Obama’s visit and commencement speech at Hampton University.

Over the years Jack has had a passion for television and film and has been quietly studying behind the scenes in preparation to make his entrance into filmmaking. His first short film, flipped, is currently in post-production and he intends to follow that up with a few television and feature film length ideas.

During his downtime Jack enjoys spending time with his wife, Tene, and three amazing children, Kaylee, Devi, and Jack IV, at their home outside of Atlanta, Georgia.

Lawrence "LAW" Watford

Lawrence Watford (or LAW, as he’s known) has been a storyteller for as long as he can remember.  As an avid political-junkie, he received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Hampton University in 2000 and subsequently enrolled as a directing student at Regent University where he earned a Masters of Arts in Communications.  Since that time, LAW has been able to grow as a film professional, holding various positions in a number of major feature films and network television shows, like “I Am Legend” and “Law&Order SVU”.

He is constantly looking for ways to tel stories that challenge and excite and as he expands his creative body of work  through his work as a content creator, screenwriter and filmmaker.

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