Dionna McMillian is an emerging director with twelve years of experience in film, television, and digital media. Dionna’s approach to her work is comedic. She creates heartwarming and charming work that bridges diverse audiences.
Dionna is best known for her short comedy film, “Love, New York”– featured on Issa Rae’s Color Creative platform, mentioned in Forbes, and distributed on Lil Rel Howery's curated comedy channel on Kweli TV. Dionna also directed a digital series pilot entitled "The Next Right Thing"– licensed for distribution by iOne Digital. She also directed the first season of the lifestyle series “Plant Based by Nafsika” on A&E's FYI network. Additionally, she directed the first season of a digital comedy series for Steve Harvey Productions. Dionna is currently on the film festival circuit with her short film, "Such A Deal".
Dionna holds an M.F.A in Film from American University. Dionna works in Los Angeles as an adjunct professor, and director. She is represented by the Jackson Agency and Kaplan Perrone.