Trevite A. Willis has produced a number of award-winning short and feature films including the Bahamian drama, “Children of God”, which aired on Showtime. “Children of God” had theatrical releases in the US, UK and The Netherlands. The film won 17 awards, and sold to 24 other territories. With “Children of God” director, she produced the award-winning short, “Passage”.
Recently, Ms. Willis wrapped production on a documentary about the Baltimore mayoral election, “Rough Ride: Race for Mayor of Charm City”. She also has two projects in post: a human trafficking drama, “Cargo” and a supernatural thriller, “The Dark Rite”.
Ms. Willis previously produced the romantic comedy, “What a Man Wouldn’t Do for a Woman”, and the Black gay coming-of-age, “Blueprint”, which enjoyed success at festivals such as the London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, OutFest, NewFest, and Frameline. The 2008 Columbia University short film, “Uncle Killa”, which she produced earned the director a DGA Best Student Film – African American award. Also “Uncle Killa” was selected as an HBO finalist at the American Black Film Festival, and picked up by HBO. Her music video productions have included works with Grammy nominees and winners including Shawn Mullins and Speech of Arrested Development.