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BIOGRAPHY

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        DERWIN GRAHAM is a seasoned and award-winning producer with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism New Media/PR from Baylor University and an MFA in Documentary Production & Studies from the University of North Texas. He has made a significant impact in the sports media industry. His notable work includes his pivotal role as an archival producer in the critically acclaimed and Primetime Emmy Award-winning ESPN docu-series, "The Last Dance." Additionally, he has received the distinguished Telly and Webby awards, demonstrating his exceptional talent and dedication to preserving historical narratives.

Derwin's versatility and prowess are evident in his collaborations with industry giants such as ESPN, 40 Acres & a Mule Filmworks, HBO, TIME Studios, Magic Lemonade, CBS Sports, A+E Networks, and Religion of Sports. His extensive skill set encompasses directing, producing, editing, writing, and camera operation, making him a dynamic force in media production. With over 100 credits on IMDb, Derwin has consistently delivered high-caliber content that captivates global audiences. His unwavering commitment to excellence and his influence in journalism, film, and media production underscore his status as a true luminary in the world of storytelling.

FILMOGRAPHY

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LACHEIAVELLI
May 2018

Making it through football was always Plan A in life. Finding out that ADHD was keeping him from efficiently learning a playbook wasn't part of the plan. Now Lache Seastrunk, a former football standout, strives to overcome the newfound trial in hopes of still fulfilling his dream of making it in the NFL.

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THE STRAIGHT RACE
May 2019

The purpose of The Straight Race was to showcase how walking by faith while chasing your dreams and doing what you love can give you the ultimate satisfaction in life. As long as you see the vision you have set and chase it relentlessly, you are running the straight race.

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HOOD
June 2018

A young man, Grant Fisher, tries to find his meaning and place in life after the loss of his parents. He turns to the fast life of the streets while his twin brother, Que, relies on academics and athletics to get him away from everything surrounding their troubling Louisiana neighborhood. Grant makes enemies in the streets that result in mistaken identity and his brother being killed. Grant sees this as a new opportunity at life and goes to college to assume his brother's identity there as a student athlete.

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THE '91 ROOS
May 2022

In 1991, Killeen, Texas, the small central Texas town directly adjacent to Ft Hood, one of the world’s largest military bases, dealt with the severe tragedy from both the Persian Gulf War and the Luby’s Massacre. The 1991 Killeen High School football team went on an improbable run during their season, resulting in the city's first and only state title and bringing hope to a small town in need. 

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OFFICIAL SELECTION - International Houst
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OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

Lacheiavelli official selections to film festivals during its 2018 festival run.

OFFICIAL SELECTION - NC Black Film Festi
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BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

"HOOD" was the winner in the feature length screenplay category at the 2018 National Black Film Festival and recipient of the Award of Excellence at the 2018 BEA Festival of Media Arts.

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Award of Excellence - BEA Festival of Me
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