Hudlin at the 2016 at the Museum of the Moving Image (New York City)
Warrington W. Hudlin, Jr.
July 16, 1952
East St. Louis, Illinois, United States
|Occupation||Film director, film producer, screenwriter, actor|
|Relatives||Reginald Hudlin (brother)|
Hudlin was born in East St. Louis, Illinois, the son of Helen (née Cason), a teacher, and Warrington W. Hudlin, Sr., an insurance executive and teacher. His younger brother, Reginald Hudlin, is also a director and producer, and together the Hudlin brothers have produced films including House Party (1990), Bebe's Kids (1992), and Ride (1998). His other brother, Christopher Hudlin, took over their father's insurance business in East St. Louis, IL.
In 1978, Hudlin, professor George Cunningham, and businessman Alric Nembhard, founded the Black Filmmaker Foundation (BFF), a non-profit media arts organization that supports Black filmmaking.
Black Filmmakers FoundationEdit
In 1978, Hudlin founded the Black Filmmakers Foundation (BFF), a non-profit organization that was created to nurture black filmmakers. Hudlin was the president of the BFF.:234
- Warrington Hudlin Biography (1953-)
- Greenberg, James (4 March 1990). "In Hollywood, Black Is In". The New York Times.
- "Black Filmmaker Foundation (BFF)". DV Republic.
- Donalson, Melvin Burke (2003). "Chapter 9: Not Without Laughter: Directors of Comedy and Romance, Chapter 10: Off the Hook: Comedy and Romance with a Hip-Hop Flavor". Black Directors in Hollywood. Austin: University of Texas Press. ISBN 978-0-292-79875-5. OCLC 55731956.
- About.Me: official Warrington Hudlin website
- Warrington Hudlin on IMDb
- Indiana University Bloomington Black Film Center/Archive: Warrington Hudlin Collection
- Hudlin Entertainment
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