Writer / Director
Marquette Jones began her journey toward becoming a filmmaker in her hometown, Youngstown, Ohio. She is an alumni of New York University’s Film and Television Production graduate program. She also is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, holding dual degrees in Mass Communications and History and a Juris Doctorate in Law. Before becoming a filmmaker, Marquette was a public interest attorney and social entrepreneur in Oakland, California.
With several award-winning short films under her belt as a director and producer, Nuance and subtext are the guiding principals behind much of her creative work. Her latest directing effort, Forgiving Chris Brown, manages to provide sharp commentary of our obsession with celebrity culture while keeping the audience entertained with edgy comedy.
Marquette’s work has appeared in numerous film festivals around the world and has been showcased on television as well. This work includes Round on Both Sides, Tunk, Heroes Wanted and Streets 2 Suites. As a producer, her credits include Spoonful of Sugar, Adventures of Supern*gger, and Jackie. Her films have been featured on PBS, Showtime, Aspire TV, BET, IFC and other broadcast outlets. She also recently directed and produced several commercial spots, which led to both a coveted Telly Award and Aurora Award for excellence in storytelling.
Her past filmmaking- related awards include the following: New York University’s Warner Bros. Production Award, Panasonic ‘s “P2 for a Cause” Grand Prize Winner,
Fotokem Film Processing Grant, Woods Hole Film Festival, Best Short Screenplay Winner for “Free’s Rain”, ProMotion Pictures / Heineken Branded Entertainment Shorts Competition Winner, Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival Best Short Narrative, and First Run Festival’s Producing Award.
When she is not busy writing, producing, or directing, Marquette indulges her obsession with color by working on productions as an art director and through her ever-growing nail polish collection.
Producer / actor ("HIM")
Lodric D. Collins has been performing in NYC, and just recently, Los Angeles for the past 10 years as a TV, Film, and Theatre actor and producer. He can currently be seen in several films, including the recently released, award winning film Dutch Kills and What Really Frightens You. He is thrilled to be working with such a dedicated cast and crew for this project – Forgiving Chris Brown.
Associate Producer / Actor ("Rihanna")
Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, this native New Yorker is now a California transplant. Tanda fell in love with performing arts at a young age in dance. As a trained dancer in Modern and Jazz dance, Tanda decided to take her love for the arts and entertainment to the next level. In 2000, Tanda began to train with some of the industry's best acting coaches and has not looked back since. She has done TV, Film and theatre from background to principle roles. Most recently, Tanda played the role of Dr. Reed in the LBGT Indie film, Better Half. You can also catch Tanda on the funny TLC show Sex Sent Me to the ER, as a guest star in the Forbidden Fruit Episode, now on TLC On Demand. Up next for Tanda is a short horror film Monster.
Reggie Coleman has many credits to his name as an actor, director, editor, and writer. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Reggie was a child actor who appeared on television, in films, music videos and commercials. Reggie is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and holds dual degrees in Mass Communications and Dramatic Art.
Reggie graduated from California Institute of the Arts' (CalArts) MFA program with adegree in directing for theatre, video and cinema. His recent work as an editor includes the short film Dragon’s Throat (Best Action Short award at the Independent Filmmakers Showcase in 2014), the award winning webseries The Fatboy Food Critic, and The PuNanny Diaries (co-producer/series editor) for which he received the 'outstanding achievement in editing' award at the 2011 LAWebfest.
Reggie was selected as an honoree in Project Involve, Film Independent’s mentorship program. He has also served as a juror in the LA Freewaves Media and Film Festival. Currently, Reggie works for the CalArts CAP program as a video and digital media instructor, and consultant. He is a freelance editor, and is a business partner with Tilford Art Group. In addition, Reggie often lectures to students and art instructors. Reggie Coleman's work has appeared in numerous film festivals around the world and has been showcased on television, at the Getty, Natural History Museum, and at REDCAT.
producer / actor ("Halle")
Tami Jordan was born and raised in Englewood, NJ. At a fairly young age, it was evident that Tami was smitten with two things: New York City and the art of storytelling. It wasn’t until after she graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and dabbled very briefly in Corporate America, that she finally decided to commit to the art of storytelling. She immediately started taking acting classes and amassed acting experience in New York City. She trained with Terry Schreiber of T. Schreiber Studio and Mary T. Boyer of MTB Studio. Over the years, she was cast in several short films, independent films, and off-off Broadway plays. She also took an interest in producing films. Tami is happy to creatively reunite with Marquette Jones. She was the lead of Marquette’s short film, Round on Both Sides. It was through this short that Tami got her first taste of the film festival circuit. Though NYC is still one of Tami’s loves, she recently moved to Los Angeles, and is studying with Donna Morong of the Aquila Morong Studio.
Tiffany Daniels is sassy, classy and your favorite bubbly brown sugar! Tiffany began her artistic journey at a very young age. She began working professionally at 10 years of old and she has found her self working diligently in the industry ever since. After high school Tiffany attended Cornell University where she received a bachelor of science in Hospitality and then moved to LA upon graduation to pursue her dream of being on the big & little screens. She is a well rounded triple threat and up for any challenge thrown her way. She has danced with the LAKER GIRLS, toured the country in the national tours of AIDA as well as playing the role of “Squeak” in Oprah Winfrey Presents THE COLOR PURPLE. She was blessed with the role of “Lorraine” in Jerry Mitchellʼs HAIRSPRAY at the Hollywood bowl and originated the role of “Liz” in Las Vegasʼ SURF the Musical. Selected TV credits are: Nickelodeonʼs FRESH BEAT BAND, Disneyʼs SHAKE IT UP, CBSʼs COLDCASE, Foxʼs MOBBED, the 40th Anniversary AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS, X FACTOR, DIVAS Live, Nickelodeonʼs KIDS CHOICE AWARDS and recent roles on the CWʼs HART of DIXIE and FXʼs ANGER MANAGEMENT. Tiffanyʼs recent film credits include a featured role in “GANGSTER SQUAD”, Rei in “MAKE YOUR MOVE”, Toni in “THE BRIDE” and June in the film “RED FLAGS”. Tiffany is beyond excited to be a part of the cast of “Forgiving Chris Brown”.
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