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THE BREAKDOWN with AWD Atlanta and Dallas Jackson (Time is EDT)

October 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT


The Breakdown with AWD Atlanta is a script to screen analysis and discussion series. We’ll sit down with directors to talk through realizing their vision, unique challenges, and the collaboration process for bringing their projects to life.

This month, in a conversation moderated by AWD Atlanta member Monique Younger, we’ll be talking with Writer/Director/Producer Dallas Jackson about his Netflix feature film WELCOME TO SUDDEN DEATH.

Register in advance for this meeting HERE. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


DALLAS JACKSON was born and raised in Denver, Co and is a graduate of East High School, whose other well known alumni include Pam Grier, Don Cheadle, and Hattie McDaniel. He’s also a graduate of Howard University’s School of Communications. Dallas is a Writer/Director/Producer and President of DJ Classicz, a production company focusing on edgy young adult-driven film and television projects. In 2017 Dallas was the Executive Producer, along with the iconic late film director John Singleton, for 10 episodes of the crime drama “Rebel” on BET/Viacom networks. The duo also wrote the pilot script “Straight Outta Heaven” for the CW. Dallas directed and produced the teen slasher film THRILLER for Blumhouse Pictures/Universal Pictures which debuted on Netflix April 2019 and is currently “popular” on the streamer. The film was also co-written by Jackson and stars Mykelti Williamson, RZA, and Vanessa Bell Calloway. Currently, Dallas just completed post production on the action film WELCOME TO SUDDEN DEATH for Universal Pictures. Jackson wrote and directed the movie which premiered on Netflix September 29, 2020. In addition, Dallas is also writing and executive producing “Twenty Four Seven” for CBS All-Access, which will star T.I. and be executive produced by 50 Cent.


October 27, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
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