Brandon Haynes, an accomplished director and photographer from Brooklyn, NY, is renowned for his commitment to diversity and inclusion in the film and creative industry. Beginning his journey in 2009 as a photographer, Brandon's transformative experience at a film festival sparked his passion for filmmaking, leading him to become a self-taught virtuoso in the craft.

Brandon's work stands out for its integration of diverse narratives and perspectives, actively promoting inclusivity both in front of and behind the camera. His directorial debut, "Carol Crawford," garnered widespread acclaim and accolades, including Best First-Time Director and Best Cinematography, signifying his ability to create stories with a profound impact.

His talent has led to collaborations with top brands like Hennessy, Bumble, BET, Volkswagen, Doordash, Facebook, and Google, and his latest project, "2 Truths & a Lie," continues to captivate audiences, gaining recognition on the festival circuit. Brandon's work has been spotlighted in prestigious film festivals and showcases, including the Shiny Network's "Director Spotlight," attesting to his exceptional skill and unique vision.

At the core of Brandon's filmmaking is his mission to champion diversity and inclusion. His work isn't just about crafting visuals; it's about weaving stories that resonate deeply with viewers, pushing boundaries, and creating meaningful connections through the lens. As a director, Brandon Haynes is a testament to the power of storytelling in promoting diversity, inclusion, and captivating narratives that leave a lasting impact.

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Links: Linkedin Instagram  | Free The Work | IMDB

Clients: Billy Magazine/ Google/ Adidas/ Impose Magazine/ MSA Models/ Chase Models/ Wilhelmina/ Elite/ Uptown Magazine/ Man v Machine/Essence Magazine/ America's Cancer Society/ Hennessy/ Village Care/Institute Magazine/ NY Times/ FADER/ Volkswagen

Exhibits: Hurricane Sandy Relief Exhibit 2012/ Southern Comfort Presents: Brooklyn Artist 2012/ Greenpoint Gallery - People Choice Exhibit 2013 

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  • Winner of Best Documentary for "Legacy" at Black Diaspora Short Film Festival
  • Winner of Best Comedy For "2 Truths & A Lie" at Night of Comedy Shorts
  • Winner of Best Dark Comedy For "2 Truths & A Lie" at Anatolia International Film Festival
  • 3 Time Winner for Carol Crawford at Boulevard Film Festival
  • MiFilm Branding Lab - Director Fellow


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